Considered part of the Greater Orlando Area, Lake Mary is called the City of Lakes (there are six beautiful lakes in total). Lake Mary has a number of outstanding attributes to recommend it, the beautiful natural scenery being just one of them. Lake Mary is also one of the fastest growing locations in the State of Florida, with plenty of space for both commercial and residential development. New high-tech businesses and corporations are especially fond of the area, and provide jobs for many of the Lake Mary residents.
According to recent census data, the median income in this area is higher than the state average, as is the number of residents with a college degree or above. The homes in Lake Mary tend to be newer than the state average and their value is indexed as higher. Lake Mary also has one of the lowest crime rates and lowest unemployment rates in the state of Florida, making it a prime location to raise a family.
Though a full 18 miles north of Orlando, which makes trips to the downtown area inconvenient for most, Lake Mary still offers plenty for the residents to see and do (without the city traffic!). The Parks and Recreation Dept. is especially pro-active in offering clubs, classes, activities, and events for both children and adults throughout the year. There are even special classes and social gatherings tailored specifically to meet the needs of active seniors. For something a little more educational, you can stop by the Frank Evans Museum of History. Oh, and do we need to add that there’s plenty of fishing in Lake Mary?
As we noted above, the low crime rate makes Lake Mary one of the safest places to raise a family in all of Florida. The quiet, small-town neighborhoods provide a great shelter from the rest of the world, and promote a sense of community between the residents that is hard to come by in more metropolitan areas. The schools are highly ranked as well, and most of the activities in and around Lake Mary are family-friendly. Lake Mary also hosts it’s own Farmer’s Market every Sat. It’s a great place to get the organic healthy foods your growing family needs, as well as other handmade items, jewelry, and DIY goods for the home.
Lake Mary offers everything from luxury condominiums to simple and affordable single-family houses and apartments. Contact us today to discuss finding the home in Lake Mary that’s right for you.
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