Longwood Florida has been noted as one of the best places to live in the Seminole and Orange County area. Home to about 14,000 residents, it’s still part of the Orlando, Kissimmee, Stanford metropolitan area. Located just north of Almonte Springs off Interstate 4, Longwood is bordered by Winter Springs, the freeway, Casselberry, and Lake Mary. The South Seminole Hospital is the largest employer in Longwood and there is plenty of tree-lined streets, historic homes, and great public schools. There are four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one public high school. There are two additional high schools outside the city limits of Longwood some residents participate in. Longwood is home to a lot of churches and is considered one of the safest neighborhoods in the Orlando area.
Some basic statistics about Longwood:
The median age is 44
46% of the population is married
The unemployment rate is 4.3%
The median home price is $249,000
The average commute time is about 28 minutes.
Longwood has a strong job growth with lots of outdoor recreation and entertainment. Longwood schools receive a 7 out of 10 and the Sable Point elementary school and the Wekiva elementary school both receive a 9 by great schools.org and the Rock Lake middle school received a 8. There are approximately 12.9 students per teacher in Longwood and the school district spends an average of about $8000 per student.
The Longwood housing market has seen tremendous growth in the last few years. Home appreciation is up 10.5% over the last year. Prices range anywhere from $40,000 lots of parcels of land to $3 million luxury homes.
If Longwood sounds like a neighborhood you might enjoy, contact our office today. We are happy to give you a complete list of homes and real estate that match your search criteria and price throughout the Longwood area.