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Overview

Introduction to Altamonte Springs, Florida

Altamonte Springs, Florida is 8 miles N of Orlando, Florida (center to center) and 82 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. It's located in Seminole County, in Central Florida and is regarded as a northern suburb of Orlando. The names translates to "high hill" in Spanish. Cranes Roost Park and Cranes Roost Lake are recognized as the central area of the municipality. Altamonte Springs is situated in one of the affluent areas of Central Florida.

Altamonte Springs Attractions

  • The Cranes Roost at Uptown Altamonte includes an entertaining choreographed water fountain show which includes music, light and water.
  • Eddie Rose Amphitheater.
  • Friday Night Live offers a variety of music.
  • Cranes Roost Park is situated along a lake and includes huge, attractive trees and a popular amphitheater. It hosts major city events and offers concerts, art shows and other events. The park is a popular destination for taking a leisurely walk.
  • Altamonte Mall.
  • The Red Hot & Boom is a major fireworks event which occurs on July 3rd and attracts a large crowd from the Central Florida region.

Altamonte Springs Activities

The Lake Lotus Nature Park includes a fishing pier, boardwalks, nature trails and a wetlands area. Eastmonte, Merrill Park and Westmonte are utilized for outdoor recreation. Altamonte Springs is home to the Lake Brantley Sports Complex. Lake Orienta provides opportunities for fishing and other types of outdoor recreation. Nearby Orlando offers a variety of activities and entertainment, including Walt Disney World, Sea World Orlando and Universal Studios. The region offers numerous quality golf courses.

Altamonte Springs Higher Education

The city is home to a campus of Seminole Community College.

Altamonte Springs Transportation

Air travel is provided by the nearby Orlando International Airport.

Demographics

People

Total Population42,557
Male Share of the Population45.5%
Female Share of the Population54.5%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+22,712
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married36.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33%
Median Earnings25+$33,440
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,034
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,111

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,018
% Above Poverty Level87.2%
% Below Poverty Level12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone39.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,061
Median House Value$136,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.8%
German12.1%
Irish10.2%
English7.9%
Italian5.1%
West Indian3.8%
French Except Basque2.8%
Polish2.2%
Scottish2.1%
Jamaican1.8%
Russian1.4%
Greek0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Haitian0.7%
Arab0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
African0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Canadian0.5%
British0.5%
Slovak0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Czech0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
US Virgin Isl0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Bahamian0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
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Altamonte Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Seminole County
Standard Zip Codes32701, 32714
P.O. Box Zip Codes32715, 32716
Phone Area Codes407
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude28.67
Approximate Longitude-81.37

Altamonte Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSANFORD ORLANDO
Distance11.4 miles
Jan Temp47 to 70 F
Apr Temp57 to 81 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp64 to 83 F
Annual Precip51.3 inches
StationDELAND 1 SSE
Distance24.8 miles
Jan Temp45 to 70 F
Apr Temp56 to 81 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp62 to 83 F
Annual Precip57 inches
StationLISBON
Distance29 miles
Jan Temp45 to 68 F
Apr Temp57 to 81 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp62 to 83 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Casselberry26,649$52,467
Eatonville2,168$26,827
Longwood14,117$64,560
Maitland16,911$86,922
Winter Park29,543$106,540
Winter Springs34,439$78,510

Altamonte Springs Public Libraries

Altamonte Springs City Library
281 NORTH MAITLAND AVENUE
Altamonte Springs, Florida
(407) 571-8830

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Altamonte Springs Hospitals

Florida Hospital Altamonte
(Non-profit)
601 E Altamonte Dr
(407) 303-2200

Altamonte Springs Public Schools

Altamonte Elementary School
525 Pineview St
ZIP: 32701
(407) 746-2950
Primary
Total Enrollment 813
Hopper Center
612 Newport Ave
ZIP: 32701
(407) 320-3950
Primary
Total Enrollment 26
Lake Orienta Elementary School
612 Newport Ave
ZIP: 32701
(407) 746-2650
Primary
Total Enrollment 770
Forest City Elementary School
1010 Sand Lake Rd
ZIP: 32714
(407) 746-1050
Primary
Total Enrollment 927
Lake Brantley High School
991 Sand Lake Rd
ZIP: 32714
(407) 746-3450
High
Total Enrollment 2727
Spring Lake Elementary School
695 Orange Ave
ZIP: 32714
(407) 746-1650
Primary
Total Enrollment 706
Teague Middle School
1350 Mcneil Rd
ZIP: 32714
(407) 320-1550
Middle
Total Enrollment 1332

Altamonte Springs Private Schools

Altamonte Christian School
601 Palm Springs Dr
ZIP: 32701
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 251
Altamonte Montessori School
482 Osceola St
ZIP: 32701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
St Mark's Kindergarten
1021 Palm Springs Dr
ZIP: 32701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 58
St Mary Magdalen Catholic School
869 Maitland Ave
ZIP: 32701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 403
Annunciation Catholic Academy
593 Jamestown Blvd
ZIP: 32714
Elementary
Total Enrollment 512
Center Academy
470 W Central Pkwy Ste 1001
ZIP: 32714
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 50
Forest City Seventh-day Adventist School
1238 Bunnell Rd
ZIP: 32714
Elementary
Total Enrollment 73
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