Introduction to Lake Mary, Florida

Lake Mary, Florida, in Seminole county, is 10 miles S of Deltona, Florida (center to center) and 89 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. The city is part of the Orlando metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 11,458 people live in Lake Mary.

Lake Mary History

The City of Lake Mary was incorporated on 7th August 1973 and was named after the wife of the minister Maj. William Randolph. In the beginning, Lake Mary started as a village and included two small settlements called Belle Fontaine and Bent's Station. These settlements were along the railroad that ran between Orlando and Sanford. In the late eighties and early nineties the city experienced a tremendous growth in its economical and residential development. In the January of 1923, the Lake Mary Chamber of Commerce was established. It is the oldest Chamber of Commerce in the state.

Lake Mary and nearby Attractions

  • Church of the Nativity
  • Daytona Beach
  • Disney Attractions
  • Orlando Science Center
  • Universal Studios

Things To Do In Lake Mary

The city of Lake Mary is one of the fastest growing areas in Central Florida. The city also offers several recreational activities. These include baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, golf, basketball and skate boarding. You can also enjoy fishing in St. Johns River. In addition, there are ample restaurants, nightclubs, theater and symphonic music in Lake Mary region.

Lake Mary Transportation

Orlando International Airport is the closest major airport.

Lake Mary Higher Education

The University Of Central Florida provides college level education to the area.


Total Population 14,605
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 14.7%
Employed Population 16+ 7,037
Age of the Population 45


% of people married 56.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.3%
Median Earnings25+ $41,848
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,145


Median Family Income $100,625
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 9.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%


People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,394
Median House Value $245,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.5%
US/American 0%
English 12.2%
Irish 12.1%

Lake Mary Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles S of Deltona, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NE of Tampa, Florida
County Seminole
Metro Area Orlando
Standard Zip Codes 32746
P.O. Box Zip Codes 32795
Phone Area Codes 407
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.758
Longitude -81.318

Lake Mary Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 47 to 70 F
Apr Temp 57 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 64 to 83 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Station DELAND 1 SSE
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 70 F
Apr Temp 56 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 62 to 83 F
Annual Precip 57 inches
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 70 F
Apr Temp 60 to 81 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 66 to 83 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altamonte Springs 41,889 $58,621
Casselberry 26,520 $49,093
Longwood 13,776 $64,145
Sanford 55,296 $44,909
Winter Springs 33,673 $78,542
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Student/teacher ratio: 20.9

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