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-Outdoor recreation
-Strong job growth


-Tourist impact
-Hot, humid summers
-Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metro Area

Before Walt Disney World came to the area in the 1970’s, Orlando was a sleepy town with an economy based on citrus and cattle. Starting with the clandestine 1965 purchase of forty-three square miles of farmland southwest of the city and the opening of Walt Disney World in 1971, the city has become a major tourist destination and entertainment center. It is so much a tourist attraction, and known so well for its tourist venues, that evaluating it as a place to live is a challenge.


Diverse resort city - East-central Florida, about 25 miles from the Atlantic Coast See Local Real Estate
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City: Leesburg
Zip Codes: 34748
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 106 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Leesburg

    The unemployment rate in Leesburg is 4.80 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Leesburg jobs have Increased by 2.38 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Leesburg's cost of living is 5.60% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Leesburg's Cost of Living
    Leesburg's population is 21,993 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 47.57 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Leesburg is $143,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -24.22%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Leesburg public schools spend $8,648 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Leesburg. Learn more...

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Leesburg Land between the lakes

My city sits between Lakes Harris and Griffin as part of the St. John's river system it helped the city grow.Now we rest between the two top growing communitys in... (Read More)



Qaulity of life in general

Due to poor wages for the working class most people have to work two jobs this includes both husband and wife therefore children lack supervision so the crime rate is... (Read More)



Slow Pace ... Slower Moving People

Nice little town surrounded by lakes. Great if you are retired as the majority of the population is 60+. This is largely driven by The Villages (largest retirement... (Read More)



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