The expansion is scheduled to be completed in the next several years.
It will then be the shortest route from I-4 to the Disney attractions.
Master plans take the Wekiva Parkway extension further north and then east connecting to Interstate 4 at Sanford.
Males had a median income of ,177 versus ,553 for females. About 7.1% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 49.5% White, 20.7% African American, 0.3% Native American, 3.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.4% non-Hispanic reporting some other race, 3.3% reporting two or more races and 25.4% Hispanic or Latino.
Apopka is referenced in Zora Neale Hurston's famous novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. Brown's autobiographical book, Beating the Odds: Eddie Brown's Investing and Life Strategies.
The population density was 1,108.1 inhabitants per square mile (427.9/km²).
There were 10,091 housing units at an average density of 419.7 per square mile (162.1/km²).