Longwood

The city of Longwood first increased in popularity during World War II, when many military families moved to the area to be closer to McCoy Air Force Base. Since then, Longwood has become a peaceful suburban city with a friendly and tight-knit community.

 

Welcome to Longwood

A charming suburban oasis right outside the city
 
 
The city of Longwood first increased in popularity during World War II, when many military families moved to the area to be closer to McCoy Air Force Base. Since then, Longwood has become a peaceful suburban city with a friendly and tight-knit community. Life here is quiet and calm, but the proximity to major highways like Interstate 4 allows an easy commute to Orlando for work and leisure.

The residential properties in Longwood come in a host of architectural styles, including traditional, Spanish, Mediterranean, and Tudor. There is something for everyone in this charming city and many places to explore. No matter what styles and designs you favor, you will be able to find the perfect home in Longwood. If you are looking for a custom-built home, there are expert architecture firms in the area that can create the home of your dreams from the ground up.

A favorite among locals is the nature that fills the city, which brings beauty and elegance to an already picturesque land. Longwood is a city that feels more like a quaint town, and residents find that they call Longwood “home” in no time at all.

Residents of Longwood are close with each other and always willing to support and uplift community members. Finding a sense of belonging is effortless, as neighbors ensure that everyone feels welcomed. You will discover countless new friends at 4 Rivers Smokehouse, a beloved restaurant in the area. Equally as famous is The Melting Pot, where you can sample mouthwatering fondue.

Longwood’s size allows small businesses to thrive alongside larger retailers, providing you with a wide array of options for a day out. On the days you want to be surrounded by lush greenery, feel free to visit any of the stunning parks dot Longwood. Whether you want a family excursion or a relaxing solitary stroll at Reiter Park, the peace and quiet can bring a new level of comfort and peace. Discover more of Longwood’s history at a local museum, or challenge yourself with a thrilling rock climbing experience. No matter what you are in the mood for, entertainment is always available. Longwood is credited as being a fantastic area to raise a family, and being surrounded by friendly community members allows for ample opportunities to form life-long bonds.
 
 
 
 
 

Overview for Longwood, FL

15,085 people live in Longwood, where the median age is 43.2 and the average individual income is $33,731. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,085

Total Population

43.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$33,731

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Longwood, FL

Longwood has 5,611 households, with an average household size of 2.63. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Longwood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,085 people call Longwood home. The population density is 2,740.53 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,085

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43.2

Median Age

46.56 / 53.44%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
5,611

Total Households

2.63

Average Household Size

$33,731

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Longwood, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Longwood. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Longwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Cooperative School At Northland
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Revival Fire Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Longwood Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
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