Deltona's significant economic factors include healthcare, construction, hospitality, education and manufacturing. Part of the counties manufacturing sector is connected to the automobile industry. The Deltona-Daytona Beach/Ormond Beach area includes developing medical device manufacturing and biotechnology clusters. The medical device industry employs a large number of the manufacturing workforce. The regions hi-tech development is primarily due to being situated along the eastern edge of the Florida High Tech Corridor.
Shown below are the major employers in the Deltona region:
- Volusia County School Board - Education
- Halifax Staffing - Medical
- Publix Supermarkets - Grocery
- Walmart - Retail
- Vision HR Inc - Management services
- Florida Hospital Ormond Memorial - Medical
- Winn Dixie Stores Inc - Grocery
- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Education
Some of the popular jobs located in Deltona where the majority of the workers are college graduates are registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, accountants and auditors, lawyers, child, family and school social workers; pharmacists, graphic designers and sales managers.
The major sectors for employment in Deltona are:
- Accommodation and food services
- Finance and insurance
- Sales and office occupations
- Professional, scientific and technical services
Noteworthy information about Deltona: The Deltona population is comprised of a large number of retirees and business commuters that work in Daytona Beach and Orlando. In 2008 the cost of living index was 90.5 which is less than the country's average of 100. Regarding the population over the age of 25, about 13% have a bachelor's degree or better. In 2009 the average earnings was $31,000.
Companies in the Deltona region have access to business organizations such as:
The Deland-Deltona Beacon - West Volusia offers current information regarding the business endeavors in the Deltona area.