Seminole County, Florida
Seminole County is located in the East Central Florida region, along with Brevard, Orange, Volusia, Sumter, Lake, and Osceola County. Cities in Seminole County include Altamonte Springs, Casselberry, Lake Mary, Longwood, Oviedo, Sanford, and Winter Springs. Seminole County?s population is over 420,000 despite being one of the geographically smallest counties in Florida.
Seminole County's major industries include agri-technology, aviation & aerospace, clean technology, and information technology. Top public sector employers in Seminole County are Seminole County Public Schools, Seminole State College of Florida, Seminole County Government, and Seminole County Sheriff Department. The largest private sector employers are Convergys, Florida Hospital, Chase Bankcard Services, Orlando Regional Healthcare, and American Automobile Association.
Known as the Historic Waterfront Gateway City because of its location at the confluence of Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River, Sanford is the seat of Seminole County. Historically a transportation hub for the production of nearby agriculture, Sanford was once known as "Celery City". Home to over 50,000, the city's economy is driven by the service industries and construction. The city's waterfront marinas are still home to commercial craft, but they also host plenty of recreational boats.
AAA (American Automobile Association) is headquartered in the unincorporated Seminole County community of Heathrow.
Seminole County Florida Cities
There are 11 cities in Seminole County Florida. These are listed below. Click on a link for details.
Seminole County has a population of approximately 430,838 people. The population increased 1.9% from 2010 to 2012. This compared to a 2.7% increase for the State of Florida and a 1.7% increase for the country as a whole. Seminole County is 309.22 square miles and had a population density of 1367 Persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.
There are 182,625 housing units in Seminole County (a housing unit is defined by the US Census Bureau as a house, apartment, mobile home, group of rooms, or single room that is occupied as separate living quarters.) Seminole County has a 71.5% homeownership rate compared to Florida's rate of 69.0%. Seminole County's medium household income in 2011 was $58,908, which is higher than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
10.0% of the population in Seminole County lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:
- Seminole County Census Data
- University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research - Seminole County
Seminole County Economic Activity
The U.S. Bureau of the Census, Economic , 2007 calculated the total value manufacturing, merchant wholesaler, retail sales and food service sales in Seminole County. The Census measured activity of large and medium-sized firms during calendar year 2007. It does not include every aspect of the economy but can be used as a measure of economic activity.
At $12,124 million, Seminole County's economic activity represents 1.92% of the Florida economy.
|Merchant wholesaler sales||$2,853||23.5%|
|Accommodation and food services sales||$764||6.3%|
Seminole County Regional Comparisons
Seminole County is located in East Central Florida. This region is responsible for 17.0% of Florida's economic activity. Seminole County represents 11.3% of the region's economy.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
Seminole Real Estate
There are 132,640 properties in Seminole County. The following table shows a summary of them based on 2013 sales data.
|Usage Type||Property Count||%||Sales Count||Median Price||Median Price/Ft||Sales From||To|
|Commercial Property||0||0.00||142||$550,000||$130||January 1st, 2013||September 1st, 2013|
|Government Property||1,060||0.80||5||$625,000||$105||January 1st, 2013||September 1st, 2013|
|Miscellaneous Property||90||0.07||4||$8,741,800||#######||March 1st, 2013||March 1st, 2013|
|Residential Property||0||0.00||5,769||$135,000||$84||January 1st, 2013||September 1st, 2013|
Commercial Real Estate in Seminole County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Seminole County are classified as Commercial. 142 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and September 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $255,052,314. The median sales price was $550,000. In 2013 the median sales price for A Class Commercial Property in Seminole County was $532 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $130/ft and C Class $30/ft.
Government Real Estate in Seminole County, Florida
1,060( .80%) of the properties in Seminole County are classified as Government. 5 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and September 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $5,527,400. The median sales price was $625,000. In 2013 the median sales price for Government Property in Seminole County was $105 per sq ft.
Miscellaneous Real Estate in Seminole County, Florida
90( .07%) of the properties in Seminole County are classified as Miscellaneous. 4 of them sold between March 1st, 2013 and March 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $34,967,200. The median sales price was $8,741,800. In 2013 the median sales price for Miscellaneous Property in Seminole County was ####### per sq ft.
Residential Real Estate in Seminole County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Seminole County are classified as Residential. 5,769 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and September 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $1,084,226,907. The median sales price was $135,000. In 2013 the median sales price for A Class Residential Property in Seminole County was $122 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $84/ft and C Class $44/ft.
Seminole Market Data
|Property Usage||Property Count||Total Sq Ft|
|Hotel & Motel||273||3,169,388|
|Sports & Entertaining||78||981,792|