Orlando, Florida 

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+15.3% since 2020

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2.2 / 9.1

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Best Places to Live in Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida is a world-renowned destination known for its exciting attractions, sunny weather, and stunning scenery. Home to Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios and SeaWorld, there's no shortage of fun and adventure here. For those looking for culture and history, the city offers a variety of museums, galleries and historical sites. Beachgoers can visit beautiful beaches like Daytona Beach or Cocoa Beach. With its unique attractions, incredible shopping opportunities and endless entertainment options - Orlando has something for everyone! Diverse resort city - East-central Florida, about 25 miles from the Atlantic Coast.
State: Florida
County: Orange County
Metro Area: Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metro Area
City: Orlando
Zip Codes: 32822, 32835, 32811, 32812, 32807, 32806, 32805, 32832, 32829, 32803, 14 total
Cost of Living: 3.3% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 106 ft above sea level

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Orlando, Fl Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


The unemployment rate in Orlando is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Orlando jobs have increased by 3.9%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Orlando's cost of living is 3.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Orlando's Cost of Living

November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Orlando, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Orange county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.9% to 37.8%. More Voting Stats

Orlando's population is 302,968 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 15.3%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 25.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Orlando is Real Estate: $369,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 18.1%.

Orlando public schools spend $9,506 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Orlando. More Education

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Housing Market in Orlando

It's a good time to buy in Orlando. Home Appreciation is up 18.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Orlando is $369,400.
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Reviews for Orlando   237 Reviews
Works for me! (-: - 5/11/2023
I made the decision to move to Orlando when I was 20. My father was a contractor so by then I'd lived in many different states & countries so I have a unique... Read More

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One of the best and worst places to live - 4/14/2023
I have lived and worked in the Orlando area for more than 10 years. I really wish I could give Orlando two ratings because half the year it is wonderful and other half... Read More

A good place to live - 8/17/2022
I have lived in Orlando for 6 years. The environment, living costs, and housing costs are good. There are many fun places around Orlando. It's a good place to live in... Read More

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32822, 32835, 32811, 32812, 32807, 32806, 32805, 32832, 32829, 32803, 14 total


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