Winter Park, FL

Winter Park profile

Living in Winter Park

Winter Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 29,795 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Winter Park is the 108th largest community in Florida.

Winter Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Winter Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Winter Park is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Winter Park is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winter Park who work in management occupations (17.09%), sales jobs (14.67%), and office and administrative support (10.57%).

Of important note, Winter Park is also a city of artists. Winter Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Winter Park’s character.

Also of interest is that Winter Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.39% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Winter Park, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Winter Park, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Winter Park is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 62.10% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Winter Park in 2018 was $65,481, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $261,924 for a family of four. However, Winter Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Winter Park is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Winter Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winter Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Winter Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Winter Park include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Winter Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.