Winter Springs 88 Exceptional
Winter Springs Livability #23 ranked city in Florida#547 ranked city in the USARanks better than 98% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Winter Springs Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- Winter Springs Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% higher than Florida
Winter Springs
1011% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Winter Springs cost of living
A+ Winter Springs Crime Total crime is 67% lower than Florida
Total crime
89165% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 11365% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-18%Year over year crime is down
Winter Springs crime
C- Winter Springs Employment Household income is 28% higher than Florida
Median household income
$62,37213% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$32,89110% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%10% higher than the US average
Winter Springs employment
C+ Winter Springs Housing Home value is 29% higher than Florida
Median home value
$214,80016% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,09315% higher than the US average
Home ownership
77%21% higher than the US average
Winter Springs real estate or Winter Springs rentals
A Winter Springs Schools HS graduation rate is 10% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
91%9% higher than the US average
School test scores
66%34% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:13% higher than the US average
Winter Springs K-12 schools
A Winter Springs User Ratings There are a total of 11 ratings in Winter Springs
Overall user rating
82% 11 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
85% 10 total surveys
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      Living in Winter Springs, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Winter Springs is a mid-sized city with a population of 34,439 people. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (85% White). Given that fact, Winter Springs could be considered less diverse than other cities. Winter Springs has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 82% of the population is classified as married and 65% have kids.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Winter Springs could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to look. Finding the best places to live in Winter Springs and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes education, employment, housing and other important metrics.

      Winter Springs, FL receives 87/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #16 in Florida and #195 in the USA. Compared to the US average, Winter Springs ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! Winter Springs has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. Based on the grades for each individual category, Winter Springs has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A), weather (A) and education (A).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Winter Springs, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 125 crimes per 100,000 residents, Winter Springs has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      The average school test scores in Winter Springs are 66%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      Assuming that Winter Springs meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Winter Springs. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Winter Springs are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Winter Springs come in at $214,800, which is 28.8% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Winter Springs, the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 0% lower than the Florida average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Winter Springs area were 8% and 5 year appreciation rates were 8.2%.

      Winter Springs transportation information

      StatisticWinter SpringsFloridaNational
      Average one way commute29min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.9%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.0%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home7.4%5.4%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)20354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (5)45711

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      Source: The Winter Springs, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).