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Overview

Introduction to Orange Park, Florida

Orange Park, Florida, in Clay county, is 11 miles S of Jacksonville, Florida. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Jacksonville metropolitan area with. Orange Park’s population is approximately 9,081.

Orange Park History

Orange Park was named because its earliest founders hoped to establish a fruit-growing industry in the area. The Florida Winter Home and Improvement Company founded the town in 1877. This company purchased thousands of acres land at Laurel Grove in order to create a retreat and small farming community. Orange Park was incorporated in 1879.

Orange Park and nearby Attractions

  • Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
  • Fort Caroline National Memorial
  • Museum of Science & History
  • Jacksonville Zoo
  • Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park

Things To Do In Orange Park

Local museums and historical sites include the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, the Museum of Science & History, the Kingsley Plantation and the Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park. The Little Talbot Island State Park is an undeveloped barrier island where visitors can find Gopher tortoise, owls and hawks. Provisions for fishing, camping, biking, picnicking and canoeing are available as well.

Orange Park Transportation

Air transportation is available from Jacksonville International Airport.

Orange Park Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Edward Waters College, Flagler College and the Florida Community College at Jacksonville.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,603
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+3,909
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married45.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.9%
Median Earnings25+$31,232
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,739
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,167

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,167
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$934
Median House Value$157,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.8%
German16.7%
Irish13.1%
English8.4%
Italian5.6%
French Except Basque4.6%
Polish3.3%
Scottish2.9%
Norwegian0.9%
Austrian0.9%
Russian0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Greek0.6%
Canadian0.5%
African0.5%
Ethiopian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Swedish0.3%
West Indian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Czech0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Orange Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clay County
Standard Zip Codes32065, 32073, 32003
P.O. Box Zip Codes32067, 32006
Phone Area Codes904
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude30.15
Approximate Longitude-81.8

Orange Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationJACKSONVILLE NAS
Distance5.2 miles
Jan Temp45 to 64 F
Apr Temp58 to 79 F
Jul Temp74 to 90 F
Oct Temp63 to 79 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches
StationJACKSONVILLE CECIL NAS
Distance11.1 miles
Jan Temp43 to 66 F
Apr Temp56 to 81 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp61 to 81 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches
StationJACKSONVILLE BEACH
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp46 to 64 F
Apr Temp59 to 76 F
Jul Temp74 to 89 F
Oct Temp65 to 79 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baldwin1,849$43,553
Green Cove Springs7,205$56,250
Jacksonville856,616$59,438
Jacksonville Beach22,519$99,135
Neptune Beach6,817$100,250
Penney Farms618$64,318

Orange Park Hospitals

Orange Park Medical Center
(Proprietary)
2001 Kingsley Ave
(904) 276-8500

Orange Park Public Schools

Fleming Island Elementary School
4425 Lakeshore Dr
ZIP: 32003
(904) 278-2020
Primary
Total Enrollment 774
Fleming Island High School
2233 Village Square Pkwy
ZIP: 32003
(904) 541-2100
High
Total Enrollment 2197
Robert M. Paterson Elementary
5400 Pine Ave
ZIP: 32003
(904) 278-2078
Primary
Total Enrollment 920
Thunderbolt Elementary School
2020 Thunderbolt Rd
ZIP: 32003
(904) 278-5630
Primary
Total Enrollment 1003
Oakleaf High School
4035 Plantation Oaks Blvd
ZIP: 32065
(904) 213-1900
High
Total Enrollment 2125
Oakleaf Junior High
4085 Plantation Oaks Blvd
ZIP: 32065
(904) 213-5500
Middle
Total Enrollment 1397
Oakleaf Village Elementary School
410 Oakleaf Village Pkwy
ZIP: 32065
(904) 291-5458
Primary
Total Enrollment 944
Pace Center For Girls Clay
1241 Blanding Blvd
ZIP: 32065
(904) 510-3918
Other
Plantation Oaks Elementary School
4150 Plantation Oaks Blvd
ZIP: 32065
(904) 214-7474
Primary
Total Enrollment 1088
Ridgeview Elementary School
421 Jefferson Ave
ZIP: 32065
(904) 213-5800
Primary
Total Enrollment 555
Ridgeview High School
466 Madison Ave
ZIP: 32065
(904) 213-5203
High
Total Enrollment 1523
Argyle Elementary School
2625 Spencers Plantation Blvd
ZIP: 32073
(904) 573-2357
Primary
Total Enrollment 624
Clay County Center For Adult & Community Education
2306 Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 272-8170
Other
Clay Virtual Academy
2306 Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 272-8178
Other
Clay Virtual Franchise
2306 Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 272-8178
Other
Total Enrollment 335
Clay Virtual Instruction (course Offerings)
2306 Kingsley Ave #20
ZIP: 32073
(904) 272-8178
Total Enrollment 5
Clay Virtual Instruction Program
2306 Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 272-8178
Other
Total Enrollment 12
Grove Park Elementary School
1643 Miller St
ZIP: 32073
(904) 278-2010
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
Lakeside Elementary School
2752 Moody Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 213-2966
Primary
Total Enrollment 804
Lakeside Junior High School
2750 Moody Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 213-2980
Middle
Total Enrollment 844
Lighthouse Learning Center
550 Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 264-7392
High
Total Enrollment 50
Montclair Elementary School
2398 Moody Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 278-2030
Primary
Total Enrollment 477
Orange Park Elementary School
1401 Plainfield Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 278-2040
Primary
Total Enrollment 503
Orange Park High School
2300 Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 272-8110
High
Total Enrollment 1565
Orange Park Junior High School
1500 Gano Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 278-2000
Middle
Total Enrollment 633
Orange Park Performing Arts Academy (oppaa)
1324 Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 32073
(904) 624-8337
Primary
Total Enrollment 200
S Bryan Jennings Elementary School
215 Corona Dr
ZIP: 32073
(904) 213-3021
Primary
Total Enrollment 513
W E Cherry Elementary School
420 Edson Dr
ZIP: 32073
(904) 278-2050
Primary
Total Enrollment 624

Orange Park Private Schools

Primrose School Of Fleming Island
2031 Town Center Blvd
ZIP: 32003
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Christian Home Academy
16 College Dr
ZIP: 32065
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 60
Citizens' High School
188 Collge Dr
ZIP: 32065
Secondary
Total Enrollment 105
Faith Christian Academy
1150 Blanding Blvd
ZIP: 32065
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 39
High Point Christian Academy
84 Knight Boxx Rd
ZIP: 32065
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 42
The Broach School Orange Park
772 Foxridge Center Dr
ZIP: 32065
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 103
Center Academy - Orange Park
2171 Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 32073
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 65
Grace Episcopal Day School
156 Kingsley Ave
ZIP: 32073
Elementary
Total Enrollment 158
Individualized Education Services
402 Loring Ave
ZIP: 32073
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
St Johns Country Day School
3100 Doctors Lake Dr
ZIP: 32073
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 578
The Help House
1624 Smith St
ZIP: 32073
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 33
Wonderworks
2036 Reed St
ZIP: 32073
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
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