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Fruitland Park

The State of Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle, extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Florida's nickname is the Sunshine State but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state. It is bordered on the north by the states of Georgia and Alabama, and on the west, at the end of the panhandle, by Alabama.
Fruitland Park is a city in Lake County, Florida, United States. The population of the city was 3,186 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded was 3,566. In 2005 the population was 3,578. The city of Fruitland Park was granted a Charter by the State of Florida on May 25, 1927.
The city has a total area of 9.5 square kilometers out of which 7.6 square kilometers is covered by land and 1.9 square kilometers is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 3,186 people, 1,192 households, and 890 families residing in the city. The population density of the city was 421.3 per square kilometers. There were 1,288 housing units at an average density of 170.3 per square kilometers.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.9 percent under the age of 18, 8.6 percent from 18 to 24, 29.2 percent from 25 to 44, 22.3 percent from 45 to 64, and 12.0 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.

Presently, Fruitland Park experiences a sharp social, economic and population growth derivative of the strategic position of the locality and the high level of well being and quality of life that is enjoyed with respect to other places of Florida. This fact has consolidated along with other adjacent cities, as a great alternative for residence.

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