B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$156,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$944
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    418
    283
  • Murder
    10
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    149
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    858
    500
  • Theft
    3,442
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    385
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,330
National
$55,322
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
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I LOVE Deland. It is a wonderful downtown small business section that holds all kinds of event year-round. It is a college town with Stetson nearby and also many families. It is growing! The art shows, music festivals, Friday farmers market, Athen's Theatre, local parks and wonderful downtown restaurants. They don't have great public schools though because this is Volusia county. If your child is advanced enough though, Daytona State has great dual enrollment option. It isn't that safe outside of main street.
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DeLand is a quaint small town in West Volusia County, Florida. It has an adorable downtown area complete with restaurants, boutiques and local shops. Only 30 minutes from Daytona Beach and near the St. John’s river and two natural Springs, there are a lot of fun outdoor activities. Don’t miss the historical Stetson University located in the heart of town!
DeLand is home to Stetson University, one of the prettiest schools in all of Florida. Aside from a homie college town, Deland offers a great number of small shops, restaurants, and entertainment. While strolling downtown make sure to stop for coffee at Boston Cofeehouse or for something sweet, Berryville Frozen Yogurt provides new delicious selections everyday!