Highlighting Heathrow Florida Living
HEATHROW FLORIDA – December 27, 2013
Where Is Heathrow Florida?
Heathrow was founded in 1985 by Jeno Paulucci, a food business entrepreneur. The area had been a source of celery used in making his Chun King Foods American Chinese style food
Heathrow is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. (MSA)
*As of 2012, Heathrow’s population is 5,896 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 58.79 percent. Compared to the rest of the country, Heathrow’s cost of living is 27.00% Higher than the U.S. average. *Source Sperlings Best
Employment Opportunity Around Heathrow Florida
Nationwide the United States saw a sharp decline in employment opportunities and Heathrow Florida was no exception. Most numbers we could find regarding current conditions date back to June 2012. There has been a slight overall improvement in the Orlando MSA.
What employers occupy around the Heathrow community? From large to small Heathrow has them all for both teenagers and older more experienced professional people. Giants like AAA, Mitsubishi, Bank of New York, Ruths Chris Steakhouse, Chase Bankcard Services, Liberty Mutual, The Newport Group and many more.There is of course all the ancillary community businesses such as grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies, restaurants, etc. *Source: Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce
What is the income of the household’s like in Heathrow Florida? *The median income for a household in the CDP was $84,241, and the median income for a family was $107,479. Males had a median income of $76,790 versus $41,820 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $59,905. About 1.4% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over. *Source: Wikipedia.org
Population By Occupation
|Occupation Type – Source: Sperlings Best||Heathrow||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||37.18%||14.04%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||24.89%||20.61%|
|Sales and Office||29.30%||26.75%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.0%||0.70%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||1.42%||9.42%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||2.40%||14.05%|
Source: Sperling’s Best
Transportation Around Heathrow Florida
Heathrow Florida is centrally located in the Orlando MSA along the I-4 corridor with two major exit points for Heathrow and City of Lake Mary. The entrance to the Metro area beltway – called the Greenway is just minutes outside of the North entrance off SR42A.
Nearby the Sanford-Orlando International Airport makes it easy for local residents to fly to many European, South America, Canada and United States destinations.
Just about a 45 minute drive down the Greenway is the Orlando International Airport – OIA. OIA services many daily flights to Europe, South America, Canada, the United States and Asian destinations. OIA is one of the worlds busiest airports claiming nearly 50 Million travelers per year.
The newest transportation will be the Sunrail. With a stopping point just a few miles down Lake Mary Blvd. Heathrow residents that wish to travel to destinations like Downtown Orlando, and eventually to the Disney area attractions and other local points of interest will be able to leave the car behind and have fun without worry of parking, drivers that insist on drinking and of course the dreaded tow truck. Here is where the Sunrail is located in Lake Mary 2200 West Lake Mary Blvd. Lake Mary, FL 32746 (855) 724-5411
All in all Heathrow is perfectly located with a country feel since the Westside backs to natural settings with limited growth potential due to the Wekiva State Park lands. Seminole County is home to many great and wonderful activities, plenty of shopping, major car dealerships and employment. You might just want to call it home soon, especially while home prices are still recovering, interest rates are low and the school system is highly rated.
Schools Serving Heathrow Florida
Seminole County school systems are one of the best in the nation. There is also the choices of Private and Parochial Schools available. *NOTE – Public school districts change from time to time, the information provided below is NOT guaranteed to be accurate. Always verify a school district prior to moving to an area to buy a home based on a notion. Contact the Seminole County School Board directly.
Elementary Schools Serving Heathrow Florida
Heathrow Elementary School PK-5
5715 Markham Woods Rd
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Middle Schools Serving Heathrow Florida
Markham Woods Middle School Grades 6-8
6003 Markham Woods Rd
Lake Mary, FL 32746
High Schools Serving Heathrow Florida
Lake Mary High School
Private Schools Serving Heathrow Florida
>> Lake Mary Preparatory School PK12
>> LifeQuest Academy K-3, 5-6, 8-12
>> Markham Woods Christian Academy PK-8
>> Holy Cross Lutheran Academy PK-8
>> St. Peter’s Episcopal Preschool & Kindergarten
>> Lakeside Fellowship Preschool & Kindergarten
Read more: K12.Niche.com
Colleges and Universities Serving Heathrow Florida
>> UCF – University of Central Florida
>> Full Sail
>> Stetson University
>> Rollins College
>> Seminole State College
Local Events and Blogs In Heathrow – Lake Mary Florida Area
Housing and Living In Heathrow Florida
There are 28 specific neighborhoods within Heathrow containing 2,798 housing units. (Click Here To Search Available Listings Of Homes For Sale In Heathrow). See the Heathrow CDP Factfinder Sheet For Housing Here
Here Is The List Of The 28 Neighborhoods
Brookhaven Manor & Ridge
Racquet Club Villas
Reserve At Heathrow
Westover (Bridgewater Club)
INFORMATION and IMAGE SOURCES:
Wikipedia.org The free online Encyclopedia. Information not guaranteed as accurate.
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