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Overview

Introduction to Oviedo, Florida

Oviedo, Florida is 13 miles NE of Orlando, Florida (center to center) and 91 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. It is in Seminole county. The city is part of the Orlando metro area.

Oviedo History

Oviedo was originally inhabited by the Timucuans, a Native American tribe. The earliest settlers of modern day Oviedo came around 1865, just after the Civil War. They started living by the shores of Lake Jesup. The community progressed well and in March 1879, when it had its first post office, adopted the name Oviedo, which was suggested by the first postmaster Andrew Aulin. The area was incorporated as a city in 1925.

Oviedo and Nearby Attractions

  • Cross Seminole Trail.
  • Florida National Scenic Trail.
  • King's Manor Bed & Breakfast.

Things To Do In Oviedo

Oviedo offers never ending opportunities of recreation. The Oviedo Marketplace Mall is an excellent shopping area. Popular activities include boating, fishing and skiing. Lovers of nature would be delighted by the Cross Seminole Trail which is heavily vegetated and great for long walks.

Oviedo Transportation

City residents can access air travel at Orlando Sanford International Airport.

Oviedo Higher Education

The city is served by the University of Central Florida.

People

Total Population 36,617
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 8.2%
Employed Population 16+ 17,997
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.4%
Median Earnings25+ $40,244
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,941
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,028

Wealth

Median Family Income $90,879
% Above Poverty Level 93.7%
% Below Poverty Level 6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 14.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,344
Median House Value $223,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 10.4%

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

Oviedo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NE of Orlando, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles NE of Tampa, Florida
County Seminole
Metro Area Orlando
Standard Zip Codes 32765, 32766
P.O. Box Zip Codes 32762
Phone Area Codes 407
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.669
Longitude -81.208

Oviedo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station SANFORD ORLANDO
Distance 9.7 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 TITUSVILLE
Distance 22.9 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
Station DELAND 1 SSE
Distance 24.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Casselberry 26,663 $49,409
Lake Mary 15,038 $102,720
Longwood 13,848 $67,377
Sanford 56,170 $42,275
Winter Park 29,182 $99,290
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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Oviedo High Schools

OVIEDO HIGH SCHOOL
601 KING STREET
407-320-4050
Serves 3,153 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.4

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