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Overview

Introduction to Maitland, Florida

Maitland, Florida, in Orange county, is 6 miles N of Orlando, Florida (center to center) and 81 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. The city is in the Orlando area. 

Maitland History

The town of Maitland is one of the oldest incorporated municipalities in Central Florida. During the Second Seminole Indian War, the town was named after Fort Maitland, which was built in 1838 on the western shore of Lake Fumecheliga/ Maitland. The area was put into extensive citrus production after the Civil War and is now regarded as a suburb of Orlando.

Maitland and Nearby Attractions

  • Maitland Art Center.
  • Waterhouse Carpentry Museum.
  • Enzian Theater.
  • Maitland Community Park.
  • RDV Sportsplex.

Things To Do In Maitland

Maitland features art centers, public library and a senior center that organizes a number of family programs. Other recreational activities include water sports, fishing, soccer, biking and hiking, restaurants, baseball courts, shopping areas, boating, swimming and a softball complex.

Maitland Transportation

Orlando International Airport provides the city with air transportation. 

People

Total Population 16,630
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 9,185
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 47.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 57.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,534
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,248
Median House Value $294,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.9%
US/American 0.1%
English 13.1%
Irish 12.2%

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

Maitland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles N of Orlando, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles NE of Tampa, Florida
County Orange
Metro Area Orlando
Standard Zip Codes 32751
P.O. Box Zip Codes 32794
Phone Area Codes 407
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.627
Longitude -81.363

Maitland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station SANFORD ORLANDO
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 47 to 70 F
Apr Temp 57 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 64 to 83 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Station KISSIMMEE 2
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 72 F
Apr Temp 58 to 82 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 65 to 85 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station DELAND 1 SSE
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 70 F
Apr Temp 56 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 62 to 83 F
Annual Precip 57 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altamonte Springs 42,218 $55,986
Casselberry 26,663 $49,409
Eatonville 2,299 $29,615
Longwood 13,848 $67,377
Winter Park 29,182 $99,290
Winter Springs 33,973 $79,301

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

Maitland Public Libraries

Library
Maitland Public Library
501 SOUTH MAITLAND AVENUE
Maitland, Florida
(407) 647-7700

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Maitland High Schools

LA-AMISTAD
550 S EOLA
407-647-0660
A Special Education School
Serves 48 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

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