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A+ Deltona Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Deltona Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% lower than Florida
919% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Deltona cost of living
F Deltona Crime Total crime is 52% higher than Florida
Total crime
4,43161% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2361% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-9%Year over year crime is down
Deltona crime
D- Deltona Employment Household income is 11% lower than Florida
Median household income
$43,44121% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,31335% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%14% higher than the US average
Deltona employment
B- Deltona Housing Home value is 34% lower than Florida
Median home value
$110,30040% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,08114% higher than the US average
Home ownership
77%21% higher than the US average
Deltona real estate or Deltona rentals
C- Deltona Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
50%1% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:19% higher than the US average
Deltona K-12 schools

Living in Deltona, FL

Deltona, Florida is a medium-sized city with a population of 87,387 residents. According to the most recent Census, 82% of Deltona residents are White, 11% Black and 1% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Deltona are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 26% of the population also speak Spanish. 72% of the people in Deltona (over the age of 15) are married and 66% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

Living in Deltona can be a great experience for anyone relocating to the area. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Deltona and in the areas around Deltona is a much easier task.

Deltona has a livability score of 74 out of 100 and is ranked #407 in Florida and #5,831 in the USA. If we consider each of the categories on their own, we see that Deltona ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B), weather (A) and housing (B-). Deltona does not rank well for the following: crime (F) and employment (D-). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Deltona on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Deltona has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

Assuming that Deltona meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Deltona. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Deltona are simply unattainable. The median home price for Deltona homes is $110,300, which is 33.9% lower than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Deltona, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 26.5% lower than the Florida average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Deltona will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Deltona, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 13.6%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 16.3%.

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Deltona, FL: Lots of Lakes and Delicious Pizza

On a recent trip to Florida, my husband and I visited the city of Deltona. It's halfway between Orlando and Daytona Beach and we really enjoyed it! There wasn't a lot to do, but it was a fun afternoon during our Florida trip.

We ate at Monster Pizza, because we had heard good things, and we were not disappointed. The pizzas were delicious and everyone was extremely friendly. After lunch we strolled down Deltona Boulevard and saw some cute shops, then visited the Deltona Arts Center, where there was some great local art exhibited.

Like all of Florida, Deltona seemed to be surrounded by water. After walking around the city, we made our way to Lake Gleason Park, but were a little disappointed when we couldn't find a good walking trail. It was very pretty, though.

Eventually we went to Gemini Springs Park on Lake Monroe, which is a little bit outside of Deltona. We were able to rent a canoe and found some great walking trails.

When driving from Daytona Beach to Orlando, there is no better place to stop then Deltona. It's right off the highway and has some good food and beautiful lakes.
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