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Overview

Introduction to Lake Mary, Florida

Lake Mary, Florida, in Seminole county, is 10 miles S of Deltona, Florida (center to center) and 89 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. The city is part of the Orlando metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Lake Mary History

The City of Lake Mary was incorporated on 7th August 1973 and was named after the wife of the minister Maj. William Randolph. In the beginning, Lake Mary started as a village and included two small settlements called Belle Fontaine and Bent's Station. These settlements were along the railroad that ran between Orlando and Sanford. In the late 80s and early 90s the city experienced a tremendous growth in its economical and residential development. In the January of 1923, the Lake Mary Chamber of Commerce was established. It is the oldest Chamber of Commerce in the state.

Lake Mary and Nearby Attractions

  • Church of the Nativity.
  • Daytona Beach.
  • Disney Attractions.
  • Orlando Science Center.
  • Universal Studios.

Things To Do In Lake Mary

The city of Lake Mary is one of the fastest growing areas in Central Florida. The city also offers several recreational activities. These include baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, golf, basketball and skate boarding. You can also enjoy fishing in St. Johns River. In addition, there are ample restaurants, nightclubs, theater and symphonic music in Lake Mary region.

Lake Mary Transportation

Orlando International Airport is the closest major airport.

Lake Mary Higher Education

The University Of Central Florida provides college level education to the area.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,478
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens17.3%
Employed Population 16+7,795
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married60.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher48.6%
Median Earnings25+$46,261
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,542
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,469

Wealth

Median Family Income$107,588
% Above Poverty Level93.4%
% Below Poverty Level6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home10.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone20.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,530
Median House Value$268,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.6%
German17.9%
English11%
Irish11%
Italian8.2%
Polish7%
French Except Basque3.1%
African2.2%
Scottish2.1%
Swedish1.8%
West Indian1.4%
Cape Verdean1.4%
Dutch1.2%
Russian1.2%
Norwegian1%
Welsh0.9%
Hungarian0.8%
Haitian0.7%
Iranian0.7%
Lithuanian0.4%
Brazilian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Greek0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Czech0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Arab0.3%
Egyptian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Finnish0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Lake Mary Almanac

CategoryValue
County Seminole County
Standard Zip Codes32746
P.O. Box Zip Codes32795
Phone Area Codes407
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude28.75
Approximate Longitude-81.33

Lake Mary 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
Distance4.2 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
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp45 to 70 F
Apr Temp56 to 81 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp62 to 83 F
Annual Precip57 inches
StationTITUSVILLE
Distance30.7 miles
Jan Temp50 to 70 F
Apr Temp60 to 81 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp66 to 83 F
Annual Precip52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Altamonte Springs42,557$56,018
Casselberry26,649$52,467
Longwood14,117$64,560
Sanford57,039$44,591
Winter Springs34,439$78,510

Lake Mary Public Schools

Crystal Lake Elementary School
231 Rinehart Rd
ZIP: 32746
(407) 871-8112
Primary
Total Enrollment 749
Endeavor School
3010 Old Lake Mary Rd
ZIP: 32746
(407) 320-3350
Other
Total Enrollment 71
Greenwood Lakes Middle School
601 Lake Park Dr
ZIP: 32746
(407) 320-7650
Middle
Total Enrollment 1020
Heathrow Elementary School
5715 Markham Woods Rd
ZIP: 32746
(407) 320-6850
Primary
Total Enrollment 857
Hospital Homebound Program
450 Technology Park
ZIP: 32746
(407) 320-0209
Other
Total Enrollment 43
Lake Mary Elementary School
132 S Country Club Rd
ZIP: 32746
(407) 320-5650
Primary
Total Enrollment 1003
Lake Mary High School
655 Longwood Lake Mary Rd
ZIP: 32746
(407) 320-9550
High
Total Enrollment 2774
Markham Woods Middle School
6003 Markham Woods Rd
ZIP: 32746
(407) 871-1750
Middle
Total Enrollment 1164

Lake Mary Private Schools

Lake Mary Preparatory School
650 Rantoul Ln
ZIP: 32746
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 648
St Peter's Episcopal Preschool & Kindergarten
700 Rinehart Rd
ZIP: 32746
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
Starchild Academy Lake Mary
200 Longwood Lake Mary Rd
ZIP: 32746
Elementary
Total Enrollment 30
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