Living in Orlando, FL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Orlando SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
6

Orlando, FL Crime Report

16,085
Total Crimes
5,610.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
118.46%
Above National Average

Orlando, FL Cost Of Living

95
Orlando's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Orlando, Florida Info Snack

Orlando (/rlændo/) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,387,138, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in March 2016, making it the 24th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida. As of 2015, Orlando had an estimated city-proper population of 270,934, making it the 73rd-largest city in the United States, the fourth-largest city in Florida, and the state's largest inland city.
Population
275,690
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
18.2%
Median Home
$217,800
Median Income
$48,511
Median Rent
$1,139

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Rankings for Orlando in Florida

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Map Of Orlando, FL

Population over time in Orlando

Year Population % Change
2017 275,690 2.3%
2016 269,414 2.3%
2015 263,306 2.6%
2014 256,738 2.6%
2013 250,224 2.2%
2012 244,931 2.0%
2011 240,185 1.5%
2010 236,532 1.2%
2009 233,707 -
Crime/100k Orlando FL USA
Violent Crime 796.0 384.9 368.9
Murder 13.6 5.2 5.0
Robbery 219.1 79.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 493.6 260.8 246.8
Property Crime 4814.8 2281.8 2199.5
Burglary 564.7 337.7 376.0
Larceny 3824.8 1750.8 1594.6
Car Theft 425.2 193.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Orlando

White
37.3% (102,915)
African American
24.3% (67,069)
American Indian
0.1% (332)
Asian
4.1% (11,324)
Hawaiian
0.0% (71)
Other
0.9% (2,493)
Two Or More
2.1% (5,722)
Hispanic
31.1% (85,764)
Race Orlando FL USA
White 37.3% 54.4% 61.1%
African American 24.3% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.1% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 31.1% 25.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Orlando, Florida

Less than $10,000
8.2% (2,258,370)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.6% (1,536,521)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (3,068,845)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (3,409,526)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (3,919,313)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (5,433,863)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (2,731,373)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (2,746,926)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (1,153,625)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (1,310,634)
Income Orlando FL USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.6% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 10.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 14.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 4.8% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 5.4% 7.0%

Gender in Orlando

Female
51.8% (142,805)
Male
48.2% (132,885)
Gender Orlando FL USA
Female 51.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Orlando for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (11,027)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (16,541)
High School / GED
24.0% (66,165)
Some College
19.0% (52,381)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (30,325)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (66,165)
Master's Degree
8.0% (22,055)
Professional Degree
3.0% (8,270)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (2,756)
Education Orlando FL USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

24 Reviews & Comments About Orlando

Overall User Rating
4.5
/5

HomeSnacks User

We have visited Orlando, FL 5 times as a family. We enjoy the area and all it has to offer for our family. We never have to look far for something fun to do or good to eat. I have always felt safe when we are in the area.

Disney World is our favorite place in Orlando. We also love visiting the outlet stores.


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It is mostly about Disney and the Theme parks. Expensive for families no matter what you choose to do.

My favorite place to go is on an airboat ride, to see nature up close.


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Although Orlando has a LOT to do because it's filled with theme parks from Disney to Universal, it's so IMPOSSIBLE to drive there without delays. A 5 mile drive from a park to a restaurant to meet friends took almost an hour! If you are going to the theme park, stay at the park to sleep and eat to avoid driving.

There's really no rush hour or off times to drive there except during the middle of the night, so beware when you are driving, especially if you aren't there for the Theme parks! Also, downtown is a bit sketchy unless you stay at the convention center.


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I consider it a very fun city, due to its tourism, park attractions, such as dysney, universal study, in addition to the variety of gastronomy present in it.

Good.

fun roller coasters at Fun Spot America, A very good view of the city at the Coca Cola Orlando Eye, play golf.

Bad.

Many queues in the parks, Sometimes the most attractive places do not have time to visit them all


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Many parks and activities around town. You can go to Universal, Sea World or Disney World

There are many hotels and entertainment options. Disney World is my favorite park in the area. The overall theming and ability to stay in the zone with Disney transportation is the best.


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It is a very friendly city, beautiful and tourist, is very organized, there are many attractions such as theme parks, characters of historical comics and movies. Crime is scarce, the gastronomic variety very good, and excellent hotels. To live is a very beautiful city and there are many forms of expansions.

The good: lots of variety and diversity to recreate, great job opportunity, excellent to live. The Bad: for the great variety of tourist that the city has, tend to make many queues in popular sites such as parks, shopping centers, cinemas, etre others.


HomeSnacks User

i like how active and lively it is in Orlando they have good transportation. I like the housing and attractions.

that the places to eat and stay are limitless. they have old town attraction is nice.


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There are so many things to do and see, there are a lot of different people, all the people is always in such a good mood

Theme parks!! I love theme parks, they're the best thing to do, is an inclusive place, you can go with a partner, your kids, everyone fits


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I've gone to Orlando many times for different vacations, and to see friends. Its always a great place, weather is good, people are nice, laid back, just a great atmosphere all around. From talking with friends down there, the schools are good, and the neighborhood we were in, seemed great. I'm sure there are spots that are not so good, just as with any place, but from my experience Orlando is great.

Favorite places to go, well ultimately my first choice is Walt Disney World. That was the main reason for the first trip and most of the trips after. You have Universal Studios there as well, Tampa, Clear water Beach to the west just an hour or so away. You have Coco Beach just an hour east. Summer can be extremely humid, and then you get into the hurricane seasons which can be unpleasant at times with all of the rain.


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The crime is high as expected with a large city. The schools are district. I like that they have lots art schools. I also like that Orlando is becoming a lot more diverse with the rising in Caribbeans and Spanish populations.

I like that there is so much to do. Like concerts. They have the Orlando magic and plays. Whenever I go I go to the theme parks. Universal studios is my favorite but I hate Disney world. Disney is way too crowded and overrated not to mention over priced.


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I love Orlando because there is so much to do there. It is a touristy town full of any kind of excitement you could ever seek. The weather is nice all year.

My favorite places are Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. They are expensive, but worth the money for the fun and the experience.


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I've been to Orlando six times over my lifetime so far and absolutely love it!! Mainly to visit Disneyworld. The people are always friendly, it's clean, very family friendly.

Everywhere I look there are employees cleaning.


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MY VISIT TO Walt Disney World WAS REALLY SPECTACULAR A UNIQUE AND UNIQUE ESPERIENCE I REALLY TRANSPORT MY CHILDREN YEARS IS A MAGICAL AND BEAUTIFUL PLACE THAT ALLOWED ME TO BE VERY ATTENTIVE TO EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED WITH THEIR ATTRACTIONS

REALLY EVERYTHING IN MY VISIT TO ORLANDO FRORIDA AND THE DISNEY PARK WAS VERY GOOD I DO NOT HAVE ANY NEGATIVE COMMENT


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Orlando is definitely a city of many things to do. You have just about anything you could want, theme parks, bowling, movie theaters, even something as fun and simple as putt putt!

Of course, the best thing about Orlando would be the theme parks - Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World. Both are amazing places to visit, as a tourist or as a resident of Orlando.


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ORLANDO HAS EXCELLENT HOTELS. YOU MUST VISIT THE UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT, THE DOWNTOWN, THE SEAWORLD PARK. ARE SO MANY PARKS THAT YOU NEED A LOT OF TIME ABOVE ALL WHEN TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN.

MY FAVORITE PLACE IS DISNEY WORLD IS THE PLACE FOR EXCELLENCE FOR CHILDREN, WHERE THE DREAMS COME TRUE. ALWAYS WEAR CLOTHES AND COMFORTABLE SHOES TO VISIT THE PARKS. CONSIDER THAT THE DAYS ARE HOT AND THE NIGHTS ARE COLD.


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I PERSONALLY NEVER HAD ANY ISSUES WITH CRIME

SO MANY PLACES FOR FAMILIES AND SO CLOSE TO BEACH


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Walt Disney World is the best vacations spot. The security therapist is absolutely outstanding and you always feels safe. They have such a community and it's truely a magical place to be.

Each section of the area is amazing. Magic kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood studios and animal kingdom all have their own uniqueness to them.


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It is an excellent city to visit and holidays with its theme parks and especially the climate of the south its gastronomy is exceptional as there is much to choose from

the good ones are their parks where you can meet people from all over the world, they are also very entertaining. The bad thing is that sometimes the weather is very heavy. Suddenly there is a lot of heat from proto. It is raining and many things.


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Orlando is the epitome of h**l in America.

It is overloaded with tourists visiting the theme parks. The 1-4 is a nightmare to drive on at any time of day. If you like taking life into your hands every time you drive in Orlando, this is the place to be because it has tourists from all places around the world that forget how to use a turn signal or merge gracefully. It has gift shops selling cheap Disney swag from China at every corner.

If you're there for the theme parks, good luck.


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I love Orlando Florida because of the booming tourism industry. It is a wonderful place to visit and have a vacation. I love all the resort options and the temperate climate.

The biggest reason that I love Orlando is because of the Walt Disney World Resort. This is one of the best places to vacation. The parks are wonderful and full of great things to do. There is fun for all ages!


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It's the most magical place on Earth! With their plethora of resorts, theme parks and booming nightlife, the beautiful sunshine and orange bushes, no other city comes close in comparison. I absolutely love the experience of the Disney parks and the smells. There are so many amazing restaurants and bars to visit. I only live a few hours away, but no matter how often I visit, it never loses its magic.

My favorite places are all the Disney parks, Universal Studios, City Walk, Church Street, and all of the restaurants in and out of the parks. The only bad things about visiting are the many tourists, the heavy traffic, and the summer heat.


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I am writing about Disneyworld in Orlando Florida. The magical times I spent there truly captivates my heart today and forever on.

The sights. Meeting the characters I saw in the Walt Disney Movies and interacting with them are truly a dream come true.


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I love the amusement parks concentrated in this area, not just Disneyworld theme parks but also Universal Studios, Sea World, and the more Florida historic and nature preserve themed Gatorland where gators are given sanctuary after they've become nuisance animals elsewhere. Lots things to see and do at all of these parks within a few miles of each other.

It's very hot and humid in the summer so be prepared to sweat and take frequent breaks for hydration and cooling down indoors in air conditioning.


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I love this place they have nice neighborhoods and every place here is somewhat affordable.

I love Disney and i love old town a lot. This place is very nice i love Orlando a lot.

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