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Overview

Introduction to Longwood, Florida

Longwood, Florida, in Seminole county, is 11 miles N of Orlando, Florida (center to center) and 85 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. It's part of the surrounding Orlando metro area.

Longwood History

The initial settlers of the area that would become Longwood came around early 1870s. John Neil Searcy who came in March of 1873, and Edward Warren Henck who came in November. They began developing a small community in this area. It was Henck who decided on the name "Longwood" for the area. He also became the first mayor of Longwood in 1885. Longwood was incorporated as a city in 1923.

Longwood and Nearby Attractions

  • Bradlee-McIntyre House.
  • Longwood Historic District.
  • Spring Hammock Preserve.
  • Walt Disney World.
  • Universal Studios.

Things To Do In Longwood

Longwood is in the neighborhood of some of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. They include the beaches of Atlantic Coast, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Wet N’ Wild. Visitors have a limitless choice of interesting activities, like biking, hiking, fishing, swimming and camping. There are a number of golf courses and facilities for other outdoor sports as well.

Longwood Transportation

People looking to travel by air can use nearby Orlando International Airport.

Longwood Higher Education

The University of Phoenix is local to the area.

People

Total Population13,848
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+6,632
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married45.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.5%
Median Earnings25+$33,229
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,162
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,883

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,377
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$1,155
Median House Value$149,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.9%
US/American0.1%
English8.3%
Irish11.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Longwood Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 11 miles N of Orlando, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City85 miles NE of Tampa, Florida
CountySeminole
Metro AreaOrlando
Standard Zip Codes32750, 32779
P.O. Box Zip Codes32752, 32791
Phone Area Codes407
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude28.702
Longitude-81.338

Longwood 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
Distance8 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
Distance21.8 miles
Jan Temp45 to 70 F
Apr Temp56 to 81 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp62 to 83 F
Annual Precip57 inches
StationTITUSVILLE
Distance31 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Longwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Wekiva Springs (32779, 32791)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Altamonte Springs42,218$55,986
Casselberry26,663$49,409
Eatonville2,299$29,615
Lake Mary15,038$102,720
Sanford56,170$42,275
Winter Springs33,973$79,301

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Longwood High Schools

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LYMAN HIGH SCHOOL
865 S COUNTY ROAD 427
407-320-2050
Serves 2,421 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.5

ACS ANNEX
851 EAST SENIOR 434
407-320-0167
A Non-traditional School
Serves 39 students.

ACS FIRST STEP IV
851 E STATE ROAD 434 S-1
407-260-8884
A Non-traditional School
Serves 9 students.

Longwood Colleges

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