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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Longwood is a suburb of Orlando with a population of 14,930. Longwood is in Seminole County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Longwood offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Longwood and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Longwood are highly rated.

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About Longwood...
Population
14,930

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$213,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,226
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    202.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    58.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    424.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,990.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    189.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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