What Are Some of the Smallest Towns in Florida?


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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 25 cities in the state of Florida that have a population of under 330 people. The smallest cities in Florida are Marineland, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake.

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As of 2013, Marineland had a population of only 16 people with nearly 75 percent being male and 25 percent female. The median resident age is 20.7 years. The estimated median household income of Marineland is more than $10,000 below the state's median income. The town of Marineland was incorporated in 1942, though the first Native Americans inhabited the area around 1,400 years ago. The town is most popular for its marine life, and is considered a tourist location.

Lake Buena Vista houses a population of about 10 people with two-thirds of the demographic being female. The median age is 64.4 years, considerably higher than Florida's overall median age of 41.5 years. The estimated median household income exceeds the average state income by over $1,000. Although Disney parks are associated with being located in Orlando, they are actually located in Lake Buena Vista, which is a municipality controlled by the Walt Disney Company.

Located near Lake Buena Vista, the city of Bay Lake has a population of around 50 residents, with an equal male to female ratio. The median resident age is 74.1 years, and the estimated household income exceeds the median income of Florida by nearly $30,000. Bay Lake is regulated by the Walt Disney Company and houses the Walt Disney World Resort. Though the city attracts thousands of tourists annually, it remains one of the least-populated towns in Florida.

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