Winter Garden is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 47,049 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Winter Garden is the 73rd largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in Winter Garden was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Winter Garden economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Winter Garden, where the median household income is $90,157.00.
Housing costs in Winter Garden are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.08% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Winter Garden, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.97 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Winter Garden are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.37% of adults in Winter Garden have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Winter Garden in 2018 was $37,351, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,404 for a family of four. However, Winter Garden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Winter Garden is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Winter Garden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winter Garden residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Winter Garden also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Winter Garden include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Winter Garden also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.17%.
The most common language spoken in Winter Garden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.