Orange County Real Estate - Windermere

Windermere is in East Central Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 2,462. Windermere is approximately 10 miles from Orlando (population 238,300) and around 16 miles from Kissimmee (population 59,682).

The median age for residents of Windermere is 45.6. Around 37.4% of Windermere households include school aged children and 27.1% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 94.1% of the Windermere population are White, 1.4% are Black or African American, 0% American Indian, 2.9% Asian and 1% are Two or more Races.

There are 960 housing units in Windermere. 75 (7.8%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. Windermere is a tourist destination, 28% (21) of it's vacant housing units were classed as seasonal, recreational or for occasional use. There are 114 residential rental units in Windermere. 106 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 7%.

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Orange County

Orange County is part of the East Central Florida region along with Brevard, Volusia, Sumter, Seminole, Lake, and Osceola Counties. With a population over 1.1 million, Orange is the fifth most populous county in Florida. Incorporated municipalities include Apopka, Bay Lake, Belle Isle, Edgewood, Lake Buena Vista, Maitland, Ocoee, Orlando, Winter Garden, Winter Park, Eatonville, Oakland, and Windermere.

Orlando is Orange County's largest city and is home to many of the country's most popular theme parks, making tourism the county's primary industry. Other main industries for Orange County are life sciences & health care resources; modeling, simulation & training resources; optics & photonics resources; and clean technology. Orange County's largest private sector employers are Walt Disney World, Adventist Health Systems, Universal Orlando, Orlando Health, and Busch Entertainment Corp. Top public sector employers are Orange County Public Schools, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, Orange County Government, and The University of Central Florida.

For many in the United States and across the world, Orlando is synonymous with the Walt Disney World Resort. Indeed, Disney produced a study indicating that the resort and businesses associated with it were responsible for an $18 billion economic impact, 2.5% of the GDP of the state of Florida. The Greater Orlando area also hosts the Universal Orlando theme parks, each of which features a Harry Potter-themed section. In addition, numerous tourist attractions exist, mostly catering to a family audience, such as miniature golf courses, arcades, and amusement parks.

Greater Orlando has a business side, too. Orange County is also home to the University of Central Florida, which is the second largest public university in the country at approximately 60,000 students. UCF has a partnership with the Central Florida Research Park, the seventh-largest research park in the country, located next close to the university. Orlando is an important city for the military, including pilot training with its varied flight simulators and production facilities. Madden NFL Football, the most popular video game franchise in the country, is created in Orlando by Electronic Arts.

As its name implies, rural Orange County is a center of citrus production. Much of the land is given over to orange groves. Apopka hosts a Minute Maid juice flavoring plant.

Neighboring Properties

AddressTypeSq FtClass 
11557 Waterstone Loop Dr Single Family 0 B
11545 Waterstone Loop Dr Single Family 0 B
11605 Waterstone Loop Dr Vacant Residential 0 L
1476 Kelso Bl Single Family 2,622 C
11550 Waterstone Loop Dr Single Family 0 B
11539 Waterstone Loop Dr Vacant Residential 0 L
0 Kelso Bl Orchard Groves, Citrus, etc. 0 L
11538 Waterstone Loop Dr Vacant Residential 0 L
11611 Waterstone Loop Dr Single Family 0 B

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
11538 Waterstone Loop Dr .09 0 $389,000
1473 Kelso Bl .11 6,517 $1,750,000
5541 Marleon Dr .64 0 $569,000
5700 Marleon Dr .69 0 $435,000
5558 Marleon Dr .72 0 $495,000
5347w Lake Butler Rd .77 2,707 $1,095,000
0 W Lake Butler Rd 1.16 0 $1,295,000
12198 Montalcino Ci 1.32 0 $610,000
8310 Lake Burden Ci 1.83 0 $1,100,000
0 Oakdale St 2.08 0 $254,999
9109 Tibet Pointe Ci 2.27 0 $1,495,000
84 Oakdale St 2.3 0 $285,000
7536 Ficquette Rd 2.58 0 $520,000
0 Vardon Dr 2.67 0 $3,999,000
5762 Emerington Crk 2.78 0 $309,000

Local Household Income

The median household income in this part of Florida is $74,659. The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $24,097 per year. The top 10% earn more than $206,238 per year. The top 1% earn more than $568,784 per year. Most renters earn between $35,028 (20th percentile) and $60,552 (80th percentile) per year. Someone earning the median household income in this area is likely to qualify for a mortgage between $149,318 and $186,648.

Source: US Census American Community Survey - 2008-2012 ACS 5-year PUMS estimates

Local Rents

The median monthly rent in this part of Florida is $1,118. Most renters earn between $2,919 and $5,046 per month. They typically spend 33% of their monthly income on rent. Most rents fall in the $888 (20th percentile) to $1,531 (80th percentile) range. The residential vacancy rate is 7%.

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