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Overview

Introduction to Clermont, Florida

Clermont, Florida is 23 miles W of Orlando, Florida (center to center) and 59 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. It is in Lake county. The city is part of the Orlando metro area. 

Clermont History

The city of Clermont was founded in 1884 and was incorporated in 1916. It is home to the Florida Citrus tower, which is one of the first constructed landmarks of Florida. In 2006, the city celebrated the 50th anniversary of the tower.

Clermont and Nearby Attractions

  • Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards.
  • Florida Citrus Tower.
  • Diamond Players Club Clermont.
  • Presidents Hall of Fame.
  • Lake Louisa State Park.
  • Citrus Valley Campground.
  • Universal Studios.
  • Walt Disney World.
  • Daytona Beach.
  • Kennedy Space Center.

Clermont Activities

Clermont is often referred to as the "Gem of the Hills" due to its beautiful hilly landscape. Activities like camping, hunting, fishing, riding, hang-gliding and para-gliding are quite popular. There are more than 15 golf courses, which satisfy the needs of the ardent golf enthusiasts. Tourists may find the airplane, boat and farm tours very interesting. They can also try the various types of wines at the Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards. The Citrus Tower is a popular destination, which allows people to witness the extraordinary views of Clermont.

Clermont Transportation

The Orlando International Airport lies at a distance of 28 miles from Clermont.

Clermont Higher Education

University of Central Florida and Lake Sumter College serve the city's educational needs.

Demographics

People

Total Population31,171
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens20.7%
Employed Population 16+12,536
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married54.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.6%
Median Earnings25+$34,159
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,382

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,875
% Above Poverty Level87.6%
% Below Poverty Level12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone21%
Median Gross Rent$1,149
Median House Value$186,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.5%
English10.2%
Irish9.7%
Italian8.1%
Polish3.7%
West Indian3%
Haitian1.9%
Dutch1.8%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.5%
Arab1.2%
Guyanese1.1%
Egyptian1.1%
Jamaican1%
Canadian0.8%
Austrian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Greek0.6%
Russian0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
African0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
US/American0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
German0.1%
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Clermont Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lake County
Standard Zip Codes34711, 34714, 34715
P.O. Box Zip Codes34712, 34713
Phone Area Codes352
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude28.55
Approximate Longitude-81.75

Clermont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCLERMONT 7 S
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp48 to 71 F
Apr Temp57 to 83 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp64 to 83 F
Annual Precip49.7 inches
StationBUSHNELL 2 E
Distance20.5 miles
Jan Temp47 to 71 F
Apr Temp57 to 84 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp62 to 85 F
Annual Precip49.2 inches
StationLISBON
Distance22 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
Astatula1,629$50,833
Groveland10,643$59,309
Mascotte5,350$54,688
Minneola10,371$57,246
Montverde1,532$87,727
Oakland2,773$102,344

Clermont Hospitals

South Lake Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
1900 Don Wickham Dr
(352) 394-4071

Clermont Public Schools

Imagine Schools At South Lake
2750 Hartwood Marsh Rd
ZIP: 34711
(352) 243-2960
Primary
Total Enrollment 1009
East Ridge Middle School
13201 Excalibur Rd
ZIP: 34711
(352) 536-8020
Middle
Total Enrollment 1119
Cypress Ridge Elementary School
350 East Ave
ZIP: 34711
(352) 394-6633
Primary
Total Enrollment 599
Pine Ridge Elementary School
10245 County Road 561
ZIP: 34711
(352) 242-2223
Primary
Total Enrollment 850
East Ridge High School
13322 Excalibur Rd
ZIP: 34711
(352) 242-2080
High
Total Enrollment 2177
Clermont Elementary School
680 E Highland Ave
ZIP: 34711
(352) 394-2706
Primary
Total Enrollment 535
Lost Lake Elementary School
1901 Johns Lake Rd
ZIP: 34711
(352) 243-2433
Primary
Total Enrollment 998
Clermont Middle School
301 East Ave
ZIP: 34711
(352) 243-2460
Middle
Total Enrollment 732
Alternative Educational Developmental Program
13322 Excalibur Rd
ZIP: 34711
(352) 242-2080
High
Total Enrollment 14
Windy Hill Middle School
3575 Hancock Rd
ZIP: 34711
(352) 394-2123
Middle
Total Enrollment 1295
Sawgrass Bay Elementary School
16325 Superior Blvd
ZIP: 34714
(352) 243-6110
Primary
Total Enrollment 1260

Clermont Private Schools

Orlando Christian School
100 Grand Hwy
ZIP: 34711
Elementary
Total Enrollment 53
South Lake Montessori School
983 W Desoto St
ZIP: 34711
Elementary
Total Enrollment 29
Citrus Heights Academy
101 S Grand Hwy
ZIP: 34711
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 48
Land Of Lakes Montessori School
355 Citrus Tower Blvd Ste 116
ZIP: 34711
Elementary
Total Enrollment 53
Real Life Christian Academy
1501 Steves Rd
ZIP: 34711
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 325
Believers Christian Academy
796 Hook Street
ZIP: 34711
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 30
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