Maitland Florida is a suburban city just outside of Orlando in Orange County. It’s part of the greater Orlando area and home to about 17,000 residents. Maitland is about 13 minutes or 8 miles north of downtown Orlando and 35 minutes or about 18 miles north of the Orlando International Airport.
Maitland is one of the oldest incorporated suburban municipalities in central Florida. The town’s “historical corridor” features many old residences still standing and occupied by the Lake Lily Catherine area and extend to the central portion of the city. Some of these historical buildings include the Church of the Good Shepherd, the William H Waterhouse House, and the Maitland Art Center. It’s a vacation spot due to its climate and close proximity to the areas theme parks, events, and activities. It’s full of affluent individuals with picture X parks, lakes, and a gorgeous natural scenery.
What Should I Know About Maitland?
Maitland is known for its diversity. With over 16,000 residents and a median age of 40, you’ll find a variety of ethnicity, age groups, familial status, and more. With a good diversity of Indian, Hispanic, Asian, African-American, and Caucasian, Maitland is a wonderful place for just about anyone looking to move outside of downtown Orlando into a more suburban-style community. 40% of residents are around age 40. 15% are over age 65. The median household income is about $68,000 with the median home price of about $300,000. 44% of residents own their own homes while 56% are renters. The median property rent is about $1300 per month.
80% of employed residents of Maitland commute to work. Just 7% carpooled, 8% work at home, less than 1% use public transportation and just under 2% actually walk to work. Those that do commute, have an average commute time of about 25 minutes.
Maitland received an A+ for overall grade by the website niche.com. They have excellent public schools, housing options, low crime, and high safety, excellent diversity and a vibrant nightlife scene. Since 2000, Maitland’s population has a growth rate of 92%.
Why do people love Maitland?
Our entertainment, outdoor recreational activities, strong job growth, and weather are some of the top reasons people moved to Maitland.
The RDV Sports Plex athletic club, shops, restaurants, markets, and of course, our plethora of lakes, make Maitland a great place to not only live but thrive. We have several museums, the Maitland art center, theaters, the Howell branch nature preserve in Park, Lake Lily art festival, community parks, and farmers markets.
Maitland is part of the Orange County school district and has several preschools, 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and utilize the Winter Park high school. The top rated elementary school is the Dommerich elementary, followed by the Maitland middle school. Residents utilize the Winter Park high school, located in Winter Park, about 3 to 4 miles from most homes in Maitland.
Homes in Maitland
There are typically around 100 properties for sale within the city limits of Maitland. Prices start around $100,000 for lots for building and condominiums up to about $4 million for luxury estates on large homesites or lots. New construction can run upwards of $2 million for high-end, luxury homes but the average home price is about $300,000-$400,000. There are a variety of styles, condominiums, townhouses, patio homes, acreage, and single-family estates throughout Maitland whether you’re looking for a waterfront property, lots or land, or home close to all amenities.
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