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Mount Dora is a city in Lake County, in the Orlando metro area.

The community was named after Dora Ann Dowdy, resident who provided hospitality to surveyors

The latitude of Mount Dora is 28.802N. The longitude is -81.644W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 144 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,284.


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Median household income
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$36,086
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Dora demographic reports
Mount Dora is on Lake Dora
After the arrival of the railroad, the local economy prospered with citrus and tourism
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 100. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 9.9 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Palm Island Park
Historic sites and museums: Royellou Museum, Antique Boat Museum

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14% of Mount Dora residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Dora ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Dora was $22,550, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Mount Dora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mount Dora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $487.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $977.


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Libraries in Mount Dora include W.T.Bland Public Library ... View libraries

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Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Dora political report.

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The average commute time for Mount Dora workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Mount Dora include Comfort Inn Mount Dora, Hampton Inn, Lakeside Inn Hotel.

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