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Pros

-Entertainment
-Outdoor recreation
-Strong job growth

Cons

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


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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.


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Quick Facts About Winter Park


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Winter Park is 4.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Winter Park jobs have Increased by 4.97 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Winter Park's cost of living is 25.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Winter Park's population is 28,283 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.39 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Winter Park is $297,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 14.70 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Winter Park public schools spend $10,422 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.9 students per teacher in Winter Park.

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Winter Park is a Lovely Place if You Earn Plenty
As far as towns in Florida go, I think Winter Park is a lovely little village. However, one must have plenty of money to live here. I am an administrative assistant who... (read more)
Winter Park Florida:
The town is splendid for a suburban village in an urban environment. The climate is delightful throughout most of the year. The months of August and September can be a... (read more)
Museums
Located on Park Avenue across from Rollins College. The best museum there is the Morse Museum: it has original Tiffany stained glass, jewelry, pottery, paintings, lamps,... (read more)
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