DeLand Real Estate Market Overview
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Location and Weather
Deland is a city in northeastern Florida and is situated east of the St. Johns River, about 25 miles southwest of Daytona Beach Deland is a suburb of Orlando, making it an easy commute for residents that work and enjoy Orlando entertainment. DeLeon Springs and Blue Springs are also nearby, where kayaking, fishing and eco-tours are a major attraction for recreational activities.
Deland has very humid, warm summers and short, mild winters. Average summer temperatures are in the 90’s, with lows in the upper 70’s. The winter temperatures are in the high 70’s, with lows in the 50’s.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
The Deland population in 2019 was 33,532, with a growth rate of 2.02%. The job growth has increased by 2.8% over the last year and in ten years, is predicted to have increased by 47.82%. The major industries are in retail trade, healthcare, social assistance, and accommodations and food services. The largest employers are Stetson University, City of Deland, Alliance Community and Battery Tender (technology). The cost of living is low, due to the DeLand real estate market and availability of affordable housing.
With so many outdoor activities nearby, Stetson University, a sturdy job market and warm climate, DeLand will continue to attract retirees, students and families that want to live near Orlando.