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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Winter Park is a suburb of Orlando with a population of 29,922. Winter Park is in Orange County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Winter Park offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Winter Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Winter Park and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Winter Park are highly rated.
About Winter Park...
Population
29,922

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$371,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,126
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Winter Park Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    111.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    41.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    38.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    383.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,912.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    153.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Winter Park

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,078
National
$55,322
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Winter Park Reviews

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Winter Park is a nice suburban community great for families. The environment is relatively clean and well-managed. There are rarely safety concerns so parents need not worry about the wellbeing of their children. The elementary and middle schools within the area are also exemplary; students are exposed to many opportunities at an early age. However, for adolescents or young adults, Winter Park may be too limited. For those seeking a more diverse area that challenges the more mature mind, Winter Park may not be the place to become a more knowledgable or well-rounded member of society.
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Great schools, wonderful parks and restaurants, theater, art, water, and friendly people. Winter Park is wonderful!
Winter Park is amazing. Park Avenue is an absolute hub of culture with Turkish, Italian, and American food, all together on one street. The town lights massive trees to celebrate the holidays. The public schools are some of the best in the county and state. The Cady way trail runs through Winter Park, and this is a great way to encourage kids to explore and stay active in a safe manner. The Chain of Lakes is an amazing way to relax on Sundays by boating out to Dog Island to barbecue and play football with friends.

Winter Park brings amazing experiences and amazing people into your life.