DeLand Real Estate Market Overview
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Location and Weather
DeLand is located in east central Florida between Orlando and Daytona Beach. This historically rich city supports high pine meadows and rolling hills along the shore of the St. Johns river. During the summer, DeLand is humid, hot and cloudy. During the short and cool months of winter, temperatures can get as low as 45 degrees.
Residents here endure their fair amount of rain, but that doesn’t stop this city from teeming with activity.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
DeLand has a population of 39,237, with a growth rate of 3.87% annually. The job market has increased by 2.0% over the last year. In ten years, the job growth is predicted to be 42.9%. Considering DeLand’s close proximity to downtown Orlando and Jacksonville, the employment opportunities for residents living here is versatile. This city is also home to Stetson University and Stetson University College of Law, resulting in education being one of the primary industries here. Other big industries include administration, accommodation (food services) retail and technology.
Overall, this small town area is described as an affordable place to live. The average cost of living is lower than Florida’s.