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Overview

Introduction to Eustis, Florida

Eustis, Florida, in Lake county, is 25 miles W of Deltona, Florida (center to center) and 78 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. The city is located in the Orlando metropolitan area.

Eustis History

The city was named after General Abraham Eustis, an important figure in the Seminole Wars. Earlier, it was known as Lake Eustis. In 1883, "Lake" was dropped from the name and the city came to be known only as Eustis. It was incorporated in 1883 and the first mayor was D.W. Herrick.

Eustis and Nearby Attractions

  • Eustis Historical Museum.
  • Ferran Park.
  • Alice McClelland Memorial Bandshell.
  • Clifford House.
  • Purdy Villa.
  • Gould Hyde Norton House.
  • Eustis Commercial Historic District.
  • Moses J. Taylor House.
  • Purdy Villa.
  • William Kimbrough Pendleton House.
  • Black Bear Golf Club.
  • The Citrus Museum.

Eustis Activities

Eustis is a beautiful and peaceful place. It offers a lot of opportunities for having a good, relaxing time. There are many scenic parks in Eustis. Also, there are a number of art museums and theaters which ensure a continuous flow of interesting activities. The city hosts many local events and festivals. These include the Antique Boat Convention, nationally ranked art festivals, sailing regattas and many others.

Eustis Transportation

Mid Florida Air Service is the closest airport.

Eustis Higher Education

Stetson University is located just a few miles away in DeLand.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,661
Male Share of the Population45.9%
Female Share of the Population54.1%
Senior Citizens22.8%
Employed Population 16+7,440
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married42.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.8%
Median Earnings25+$28,010
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,230
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,393

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,469
% Above Poverty Level74.5%
% Below Poverty Level25.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone31.3%
Median Gross Rent$795
Median House Value$121,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32%
English9.2%
Irish8.7%
Italian3.8%
West Indian3.3%
Haitian2.8%
Polish2.3%
French Except Basque2%
Dutch1.1%
Scottish1.1%
Canadian0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
African0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Bahamian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Croatian0.1%
German0.1%
Greek0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Eustis Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lake County
Standard Zip Codes32726, 32736
P.O. Box Zip Codes32727
Phone Area Codes352
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude28.85
Approximate Longitude-81.68

Eustis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLISBON
Distance6 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
StationDELAND 1 SSE
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp45 to 70 F
Apr Temp56 to 81 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp62 to 83 F
Annual Precip57 inches
StationOCALA
Distance34 miles
Jan Temp46 to 70 F
Apr Temp56 to 83 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp61 to 84 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Astatula1,629$50,833
Fruitland Park4,686$51,354
Leesburg21,570$44,481
Mount Dora13,204$61,182
Tavares14,965$50,858
Umatilla3,639$39,934

Eustis Public Libraries

Eustis Memorial Library
120 NORTH CENTER STREET
Eustis, Florida
(352) 357-5302

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Eustis Public Schools

Eustis Elementary School
714 E Citrus Ave
ZIP: 32726
(352) 357-2779
Primary
Total Enrollment 539
Eustis Heights Elementary School
310 W Taylor Ave
ZIP: 32726
(352) 357-2447
Primary
Total Enrollment 596
Eustis High School
1300 E Washington Ave
ZIP: 32726
(352) 357-7449
High
Total Enrollment 1287
Lake Academy Eustis
301 Idlewild Ave
ZIP: 32726
(352) 483-1652
Other
Total Enrollment 62
Lake Technical College
2001 Kurt St
ZIP: 32726
(352) 589-2250
High
Lake Virtual Franchise
200 W Golf Links Ave
ZIP: 32726
(352) 253-6550
Other
Total Enrollment 84
Lake Virtual Instruction Course Offerings
200 W Golf Links Ave
ZIP: 32726
(352) 253-4166
Other
Total Enrollment 1
Lake Virtual Instruction Program
200 W Golf Links Ave
ZIP: 32726
(352) 253-6550
Other
Lake Virtual Instruction Program (district Provided)
200 W Golf Links Ave
ZIP: 32726
(352) 253-6641
Other
Total Enrollment 19
Nonschool Adult Education
2001 Kurt St
ZIP: 32726
(352) 589-2250
Other
Alee Academy Charter School
1705 E County Road 44
ZIP: 32736
(352) 357-9426
High
Total Enrollment 301
Eustis Middle School
18725 Bates Ave
ZIP: 32736
(352) 357-3366
Middle
Total Enrollment 975
Seminole Springs Elementary School
26200 W Huff Rd
ZIP: 32736
(352) 589-1117
Primary
Total Enrollment 576

Eustis Private Schools

Faith Lutheran School
2727 S Grove St
ZIP: 32726
Elementary
Total Enrollment 158
Lakeside Academy
326 S Bay St
ZIP: 32726
Secondary
Total Enrollment 5
Gold Medal Honors Academy
38832 Ilex Trl
ZIP: 32736
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 24
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