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Overview

Introduction to St. Cloud, Florida

St. Cloud, Florida, in Osceola county, is 20 miles S of Orlando, Florida (center to center) and 74 miles E of Tampa, Florida. The city is located in the Orlando metropolitan area.

St. Cloud History

In 1870, Hamilton Disston, a real estate developer of Philadelphia, visited St. Cloud with General Henry Shelton Sanford on a fishing trip. General Sanford encouraged Disston’s interest in developing Florida. Disston made a contract with Florida's Internal Improvement Fund and paid $1 million to compensate the debt of Civil War and Reconstruction periods. In 1886 -1887, Disston established the St. Cloud sugarcane plantation. This plantation was named after St. Cloud, Minnesota. However, the plantation was ruined during the Great Freeze of 1894-1895. On June 1, 1915 St. Cloud was incorporated by the Florida Legislature.

St. Cloud and Nearby Attractions

  • Good Samaritan Village of Kissimmee.
  • Forever Florida Eco-Safari Tour.
  • Reptile World Serpentarium.
  • Glades Adventure.
  • Clarion Resort & Waterpark.
  • Walt Disney World.

Things To Do In St. Cloud

St. Cloud features 2.5 miles of beautiful lakefront where you can enjoy boating, swimming and fishing with your family. You can also enjoy the reptile world and theme parks of the city. You can go for Airboat Tours or enjoy a day trip to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios or Sea World. The city of St. Cloud also includes several restaurants and shopping areas.

St. Cloud Transportation

The nearest international airport is the Orlando International Airport.

St. Cloud Higher Education

The local college of the city is the Valencia Community College.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

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

St Cloud Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles S of Orlando, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles E of Tampa, Florida
County Osceola
Metro Area Orlando
Standard Zip Codes 34769, 34771, 34772, 34773
P.O. Box Zip Codes 34770
Phone Area Codes 407
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.248
Longitude -81.281

St Cloud 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 KISSIMMEE 2
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 72 F
Apr Temp 58 to 82 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 65 to 85 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 72 F
Apr Temp 58 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 64 to 84 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station TITUSVILLE
Distance 38.1 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, St Cloud, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Harmony (34773)

Magnolia Square (34771)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belle Isle 6,403 $85,476
Davenport 3,137 $43,984
Edgewood 2,690 $81,136
Haines City 21,624 $35,231
Kissimmee 65,422 $39,789
Orlando 256,738 $48,498

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

St Cloud Hospitals

ST CLOUD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
2906 17TH STREET
(407) 498-3432
Emergency Service: No

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ST. CLOUD HIGH SCHOOL
2000 BULLDOG LANE
407-891-3100
Serves 2,600 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.2

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407-892-8218
Serves 129 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 43

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