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).

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 80s and early 90s 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 15,038
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 7,248
Age of the Population 46


% of people married 57.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.8%
Median Earnings25+ $44,488
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,982
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,216


Median Family Income $102,720
% Above Poverty Level 93.6%
% Below Poverty Level 6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 9.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%


People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,468
Median House Value $254,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0%
English 12.8%
Irish 10.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 42,218 $55,986
Casselberry 26,663 $49,409
Longwood 13,848 $67,377
Sanford 56,170 $42,275
Winter Springs 33,973 $79,301

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Serves 2,836 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.9

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