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-Auto racing
-Water recreation
-Strong employment trends


-Long commutes
-Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area

On the map, Daytona Beach is a typical Florida East Coast city with a barrier island, wide beaches, and an inland town and residential area, known for its motor sports, beach racing, and the world-famous Daytona International Speedway. But this metro area starts with the name “Deltona”, one not familiar to many outside the state but actually the largest of the three cities in this metro area. Deltona is located some 25 miles inland along Interstate 4 about half way between Daytona and the booming metropolis of Orlando. Having incorporated in 1995, it serves mainly as a bedroom community for both Daytona and Orlando, with affordable housing, much of it in planned communities and developments, and a high percentage of permanent residents. It is not a tourist place, and in fact, seems to hide behind lakes and woods from touristy Orlando and from the coast.

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Quick Facts About Daytona Beach

    The unemployment rate in Daytona Beach is 6.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Daytona Beach jobs have Increased by 1.58 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Daytona Beach's cost of living is 12.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Daytona Beach's population is 64,736 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.55 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Daytona Beach is $110,000. Home appreciation the last year has been -29.01 percent.
    Daytona Beach public schools spend $8,565 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Daytona Beach.

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My family and i are looking to move from San Diego . I am retiring from the Military and looking to attend school in Daytona Beach. I have a son who is 11yrs and one on... (read more)
Daytona beach is horrible! its dirty, its scummy, and crowded for how bad of a place it is. i spend at least 3 days a week there and am trying to relocate. its a hot... (read more)
Daytona Beach has some gorgeous natural beauty, and the weather is great, but it is basically a cesspool. The work ethic, and therefore the service you get here, is... (read more)
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