Winter Park (Florida)
|County and state location|
|State :||United States|
|County :||Orange County|
|Time zone :||Eastern ( UTC − 5 / −4 )|
- Metropolitan Area :
|27,852 (status: 2010)
2,082,421 (status: 2009)
|Population density :||1,465.9 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||22.4 km 2 (approx. 9 mi 2 ) of
which 19.0 km 2 (approx. 7 mi 2 ) are land
|Height :||28 m|
|Area code :||+1 407|
|GNIS ID :||0293428|
|Mayor :||Steve Leary|
Winter Park was founded as a getaway by New England industrialists in the mid-19th century . It was the first planned city in Florida. It was first connected to the railroad network by the South Florida Railroad in 1880. No public buildings or supermarkets were placed on the main streets, only museums and art galleries. The place was designed so that the residents have enough opportunities to relax and spend their free time.
According to the 2010 census, the then 27,852 inhabitants were distributed over 13,626 households. The population density was 1465.9 inh / km². 86.9% of the population identified themselves as whites, 7.6% as African-Americans , 0.2% as Indians and 2.3% as Asian Americans . 1.2% said they belonged to another ethnic group and 1.8% to several ethnic groups. 7.0% of the population was made up of Hispanics or Latinos .
In 2010 children under the age of 18 lived in 23.3% of all households and persons aged 65 or over lived in 32.8% of all households. 54.5% of households were family households (consisting of married couples with or without offspring or a parent with offspring). The average household size was 2.15 people and the average family size was 2.85 people.
21.8% of the population were younger than 20 years, 22.7% were 20 to 39 years old, 29.1% were 40 to 59 years old, and 26.4% were at least 60 years old. The mean age was 44 years. 46.8% of the population were male and 53.2% were female.
The median annual income was $ 57,432, with 12.5% of the population living below the poverty line.
The following properties are listed on the National Register of Historic Places :
- All Saints Episcopal Church
- Robert Bruce Barbour House
- Edward Hill Brewer House
- Comstock-Harris House
- Gary-Morgan House
- Interlachen Avenue Historic District
- Knowles Memorial Chapel
- Albin Polasek House and Studio
- Annie Russell Theater
- Thomas Picton Warlow, Sr., House
- Winter Park Country Club and Golf Course
- Downtown Winter Park Historic District
- Woman's Club of Winter Park
The non-profit Adventist Health System and the Bonnier Corporation publishing house are in town. The city's largest employer is the Winter Park Memorial Hospital , which was founded and is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church . Other major employers include Rollins College and the Orange County Public Schools administration. The trading company Publix is also represented in Winter Park.
The Station Winter Park is a station of trains Silver Star and Silver Meteor train company Amtrak on the line from Miami to New York City . Since May 1, 2014, the station has also been served by SunRail on the route from DeBary via Orlando to Pine Castle , which means that the Greater Orlando conurbation is better served by local rail transport. In 2018 the offer was expanded to Poinciana in the south .
The crime rate in 2010 was 214 points (US average: 266 points) in the average range. There were two rapes, 26 robberies, 41 assaults, 272 break-ins, 565 thefts, 42 car thefts and four arson attacks.
Sons and daughters of the town:
- Website of the city (Engl.)
- Gregg Turner: A Short History of Florida Railroads. Arcadia Publishing , Mount Pleasant 2014, ISBN 978-1-439642-54-2
- Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 . United States Census Bureau . Retrieved May 13, 2013.
- Language distribution 2000 . Modern Language Association . Retrieved May 13, 2013.
- FLORIDA - Orange County. National Register of Historic Places , accessed May 6, 2015 .