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Overview

Introduction to Winter Springs, Florida

Winter Springs, Florida, in Seminole county, is 11 miles N of Orlando, Florida (center to center) and 87 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. The city is considered part of the Orlando metropolitan area.

Winter Springs History

The history of Winter Springs has been recorded from the time a New York merchant, Moses Levy, made a fortune in lumbering and trade with the Spanish. The city was incorporated in 1959 as North Orlando, and it wasn't until 1972 that it changed its name to Winter Springs. On the basis of land area, it is the largest city in Seminole County now.

Winter Springs and Nearby Attractions

  • Art & Graphics by Michael Kingery (Amusement and Theme Park).
  • Gee Creek.
  • Maria Lake.
  • All Souls Catholic Church.
  • Youngs Railroad Station.

Things To Do In Winter Springs

The city of Winter Springs has a number of amusement parks nearby including the Blue Spring State Park and the Hontoon Island State Park. These are ideal places for family picnics and provide great entertainment opportunities for adults and kids alike. Those interested in the history and fine arts can visit the museums in the surrounding area. Apart from this, nearby attractions also include the Brevard Zoo, Disney World, Kennedy Space Center and Universal Studios.

Winter Springs Transportation

The city is served by the Orlando Sanford International Airport.

Winter Springs Higher Education

Adult education is provided by Seminole Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population35,050
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+17,311
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married54.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher41.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,232
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,258

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,262
% Above Poverty Level91.4%
% Below Poverty Level8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone26.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,131
Median House Value$227,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.7%
German13.9%
Irish10.9%
English9.7%
Italian8.4%
Polish3.6%
Scottish2.5%
French Except Basque1.8%
West Indian1.4%
Norwegian1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Russian1%
Swedish0.9%
Hungarian0.6%
Portuguese0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Arab0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
African0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
British0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Australian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Winter Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Seminole County
Standard Zip Codes32708
P.O. Box Zip Codes32719
Phone Area Codes407
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude28.68
Approximate Longitude-81.27

Winter Springs 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
Distance7.5 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
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp45 to 70 F
Apr Temp56 to 81 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp62 to 83 F
Annual Precip57 inches
StationLISBON
Distance31.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Altamonte Springs43,084$57,158
Casselberry27,087$52,188
Lake Mary15,886$108,771
Longwood14,345$66,815
Oviedo38,655$96,635
Sanford57,979$47,025

Winter Springs Public Schools

Choices In Learning Charter
1100 East State Road 434
ZIP: 32708
(407) 302-1005
Primary
Total Enrollment 678
Highlands Elementary School
1600 Shepard Rd
ZIP: 32708
(407) 746-6650
Primary
Total Enrollment 675
Indian Trails Middle School
415 Tuskawilla Rd
ZIP: 32708
(407) 320-4350
Middle
Total Enrollment 1090
Keeth Elementary School
425 Tuskawilla Rd
ZIP: 32708
(407) 320-5350
Primary
Total Enrollment 689
Layer Elementary School
4201 Sr 419
ZIP: 32708
(407) 871-8050
Primary
Total Enrollment 672
Rainbow Elementary School
1412 Rainbow Trl
ZIP: 32708
(407) 320-8450
Primary
Total Enrollment 732
Winter Springs Elementary School
701 W State Road 434
ZIP: 32708
(407) 320-0650
Primary
Total Enrollment 723
Winter Springs High School
130 Tuskawilla Rd
ZIP: 32708
(407) 320-8750
High
Total Enrollment 2384

Winter Springs Private Schools

Bridges Academy
894 Gary Hillery Dr
ZIP: 32708
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 94
Lifeskills Academy
1010 Spring Villas Pt
ZIP: 32708
Elementary
Total Enrollment 26
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