Deltona Real Estate Market Overview
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Location and Weather
Deltona is 29 miles north of Orlando, in Volusia County. Situated on the northern shore of Lake Monroe, along the St. John’s River in central Florida, Deltona is centrally located near Deland, Sanford and Orlando. Originally a planned residential community known as Deltona Lakes, it has a dense suburban feel and its low cost of living attracts many retirees.
Deltona has long, humid summers and short, mild winters. The 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 high 40’s.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
The Deltona population in 2019 was 91,951, with a growth rate of 1.46%. The job growth has increased by 2.01% over the last year and in ten years, is predicted to have increased by 42.04%. The major industries are in retail trade, healthcare, social assistance, and construction. The largest employers are Volusia County School Board, Halifax Staffing, Publix Supermarkets and Walmart. The cost of living is low, due to the Deltona real estate market and availability of affordable housing.
With its ideal lake location perfect for outdoor recreation, central location near Orlando, warm climate, availability of affordable housing, strong job growth and diversity of businesses, Deltona will continue to attract retirees and young families to this suburban city.