Kissimmee Real Estate Market Overview
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Location and Weather
The tranquil city of Kissimmee is located in the central Florida area of Osceola County. Described by its residents as a “vacation nirvana”, Kissimmee is packed with entertainment, great restaurants and shopping districts. It’s also only 25 minutes from the Orlando International Airport (MCO).
Kissimmee has a humid climate, with weather in the mid 80s and 90s year round. There are over 200 days of sun year-round here, and the warmest month is July.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
Kissimmee has a population of 69,615, with a declining growth rate of -1.46 annually. The job market has increased by 3.9% over the last year. In ten years, job growth is predicted to be 45.5%. This city’s in close proximity to Walt Disney, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld, and Legoland, helping drive year-round tourism. As a result, retail trade, accommodation and food services, arts, entertainment and recreation also contribute to Kissimmee’s job market.
Some of the biggest employers here are the Osceola County School District, Osceola Regional Medical Center, Sterling Hospitality, and the Orange Lake Country Club. One of the appeals of residing in Kissimmee is its affordability. Residents are given the access to an abundance of recreation around and within its city, without the expected high living costs.