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Longwood, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Longwood had a population of 14,718 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Longwood is located at latitude 28.7014 and longitude -81.3484 in Seminole County. The formal boundaries for the City of Longwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Seminole County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The City of Longwood (GNIS ID: 2404953) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Longwood is located within Casselberry-Altamonte Springs CCD of Seminole County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Longwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Longwood, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,718
Daytime Population: Workers 16,787
Daytime Population: Residents 7,168
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,955
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.63
Population in Households 14,566
Population in Familes 11,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 2,695
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $59,590
Average Household Income $73,947
Per Capita Income $28,413


Total Housing Units 6,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,861 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,775 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $202,623
Average Home Value $222,009


Total Households 5,636
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 3,865
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.04% 1.06%
Households 1.0% 1.0%
Families 1.26% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Longwood, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Longwood to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 239 74th
Population Density # 288 69th
Diversity Index # 375 59th
Median Household Income # 230 75th
Per Capita Income # 389 58th

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