Fern Park is a census-designated place and a suburban unincorporated community in Seminole County, Florida, United States. The population was 8,318 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Fern Park is located at 28°38′53″N 81°20′47″W (28.648176, -81.346423).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), of which 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (12.39%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 8,318 people, 3,570 households, and 2,227 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,055.3 people per square mile (1,566.6/km2). There were 3,700 housing units at an average density of 1,803.9/sq mi (696.9/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.14% White, 7.54% African American, 0.42% Native American, 1.54% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.07% from other races, and 2.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.83% of the population.
There were 3,570 households, out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.6% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.