Sorrento is located at (28.807872, -81.563571).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which, 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.53%) is water.
The City is an unincorporated part of Lake County and is a part of the environmentally sensitive Wekiva River Basin. The majority of the area lies along State Road 46 lying between Mt. Dora and Sanford. Mt. Plymouth is also considered a part of Sorrento.
As of the census of 2000, there were 765 people, 269 households, and 203 families residing in the CDP. Thepopulation density was 591.2 people per square mile (229.0/km²). There were 286 housing units at an average density of 221.0/sq mi (85.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.54% White, 0.78% African American, 0.78% Native American, 6.80% from other races, and 2.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.39% of the population.
There were 269 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were
married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.0 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $39,318, and the median income for a family was $41,343. Males had a median income of $25,845 versus $17,101 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,569. None of the families and 2.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.1% of those over 64.