Winter Park

Population: 29,543Median home value: $340,400 78 Ranks better than 88% of areas
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A+ Winter Park Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Winter Park Cost of Living Cost of living is 18% higher than Florida
Winter Park
11717% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Winter Park cost of living
C Winter Park Crime Total crime is 17% higher than Florida
Total crime
3,40824% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3024% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Winter Park crime
B Winter Park Employment Household income is 28% higher than Florida
Median household income
$62,69913% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$55,16685% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%33% lower than the US average
Winter Park employment
D+ Winter Park Housing Home value is 104% higher than Florida
Median home value
$340,40084% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,06813% higher than the US average
Home ownership
66%3% higher than the US average
Winter Park real estate or Winter Park rentals
C+ Winter Park Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
94%13% higher than the US average
School test scores
52%6% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:18% lower than the US average
Winter Park K-12 schools or Winter Park colleges

Living in Winter Park, FL

Located in the state of Florida, Winter Park is a moderately-sized city with a population of 29,543 inhabitants. Winter Park has a population density of 3,400 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. At 85%, the majority of the Winter Park population is White; this is followed by 8% Black and 3% Asian. 83% of the people in Winter Park (over the age of 15) are married and 64% 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.

Are you trying to figure out if living in Winter Park is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great experience before relocating to any new city in Florida, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Finding the best places to live in Winter Park and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes crime, cost of living, weather, education, housing and other important metrics.

With a livability score of 77 out of 100, Winter Park is ranked #3,259 in the United States and #278 in Florida. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Winter Park could be a great choice! If we examine each of the categories on their own, we see that Winter Park ranks well for amenities (A+), weather (A), education (C+) and employment (B). On a more negative note, Winter Park does not have favorable scores for the following: cost of living (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Winter Park 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. Some of the notable things to do include: Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Park Avenue, and Scenic Boat Tour.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Winter Park is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Winter Park come in at $340,400, which is 104.1% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Winter Park, the home price to income ratio is 5.4, which is 58.8% higher than the Florida average. Real estate appreciation rates in Winter Park are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Winter Park homes comes in at 8.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 10.4%.

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Compare Winter Park, FL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Winter Park, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Audubon Park, Orlando912.31,693
Lake Dot, Orlando884.1844
Westfield, Orlando855.370
Bryn Mawr, Orlando8563,605
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Delancy Park, Orlando855.11,007
Lake Terrace, Orlando845.2943
Wedgewood Groves, Orlando845.61,274
Callahan, Orlando844.42,390

Best Cities Near Winter Park, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Lake Buena Vista, FL9218.73
Tildenville, FL9016.31,550
Oviedo, FL8910.637,545
Doctor Phillips, FL8813.310,878
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Winter Springs, FL877.434,439
Edgewood, FL868.12,735
North DeLand, FL8631.41,409
Maitland, FL862.816,911
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Living in Winter Park is a relaxing and fun experience. The brick streets are lined with shade trees and many travel via bicycle, especially on Sundays. Pedestrian traffic is heavy on sunny days and people are friendly. You cannot help but be aware that it is a town of long standing and a slightly higher standard of living than most.

Unique shops line the main street with specialty eateries spaced conveniently between. Ladies gather for shopping and men often frequent main street looking for that special gift for that special lady. A pleasant place to shop, or just browse the street invites participation in either ritual. Or, if you prefer, you may enjoy yourself in the shady park people watching.

The best areas in Winter Park are in old town for quiet peaceful living. Off the beaten path many stately homes have been occupied for many years. Lakes dot the area and living in Winter Park on one of these is the ultimate in Florida living. The best areas in Winter Park have long time residents and you could consider yourself lucky to obtain one of the homes there.
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Source: The Winter Park, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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