Alafaya, Florida

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Alafaya, Florida
Census-designated place
Location of Alafaya in Orange County, Florida.
Location of Alafaya in Orange County, Florida.
Coordinates: 28°32′36″N 81°11′40″W / 28.54333°N 81.19444°W / 28.54333; -81.19444Coordinates: 28°32′36″N 81°11′40″W / 28.54333°N 81.19444°W / 28.54333; -81.19444
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Orange
Area
 • Total 38.1 sq mi (98.6 km2)
 • Land 38.0 sq mi (98.3 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 75 ft (23 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 78,113
 • Density 2,100/sq mi (790/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32816, 32820, 32825, 32826, 32828, 32831, 32833, 32834, 32878
Area code(s) 407
FIPS code 12-00410[1]
GNIS feature ID 2085182[2]

Alafaya is a census-designated place and unincorporated area in Orange County, Florida, United States. The population was 78,113 at the 2010 census,[3] it is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is most known for the Waterford Lakes Town Center, a commercial outlet with various shops.

Geography[edit]

Alafaya is located in eastern Orange County, Florida, in a broad zone south of State Road 50, the approximate center of Alafaya lies 9 miles (14 km) east of downtown Orlando.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 38.1 square miles (98.6 km2), of which 38.0 square miles (98.3 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 0.25%, is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

Educational institutions[edit]

  • Discovery Middle
  • Legacy Middle
  • Sunrise Elementary
  • Waterford Elementary
  • Kids R Kids Waterford

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Alafaya CDP, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved September 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Alafaya CDP, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved September 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.