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WINTER PARK FAST FACTS FOUNDED: 1881 HOUSEHOLDS (2014): with the purchase of 600 acres for $13,000, “CITY OF TREES” Persons under 18 years old, 18.3 %; persons 65 years and older, 19.9 %; white, 86.9 %; black, 7.6 %; Hispanic or Latino (regardless of race), 7 %; Asian, 2.3 %; two or more races, 1.8 %. MEDIAN VALUE OF OWNEROCCUPIED HOMES (2014): 12 LIVING IN WINTER PARK 8.78 5,555 SQUARE MILES TOTAL ACREAGE POPULATION (2014): LOGO: PEACOCK TOTAL RETAIL SALES (2012): $816,000,000 CURRENT NICKNAME: “THE CITY OF CULTURE AND HERITAGE” TOTAL BUSINESS FIRMS (BOTH EMPLOYERS AND SOLE PROPRIETORSHIPS, 2012): INCORPORATED: 1887 DEMOGRAPHICS (2010): PROPERTYTAX MILLAGE RATE (2016): MEAN TRAVEL TIME TO WORK (2014): Up 5.7 percent from 2010. ELECTION DATES: MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME (2014): $56,995 22.6 MINUTES CITY COMMISSION MEETINGS: PERSONS SPEAKING A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH AT HOME: FIRST NICKNAME: SIZE (2010): 12.5 % as a winter getaway for Northern tycoons. 29,442 $308,600 11,747 ADOPTED BY THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN 1923. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COMMISSION IN 2004. with a city council-mayor form of government and a population of about 600. Second and fourth Mondays of each month, 3:30 p.m. 4.3673 ($4.37 in tax for every $1,000 in assessed property value). Primary elections (if more than two persons qualify for one seat), second Tuesday in February; general elections, second Tuesday in March. 6,035 PERSONS (AGE 25-PLUS) WITH BACHELOR’S DEGREE OR HIGHER (2014): 54.2% PHOTO BY WINTER PARK PICTURES


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