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Population (year 2000): 47,814. Estimated population in July 2005: 59,364 (+24.2% change)
Males: 23,682 (49.5%), Females: 24,132 (50.5%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.6 years
Median household income: $33,949 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Kissimmee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (43.7%)
  • Hispanic (41.7%)
  • Other race (14.1%)
  • Black (10.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.8%), Irish (7.1%), United States (6.3%), English (6.2%), Italian (5.2%), Polish (2.2%).Florida

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 16.7 square miles

Kissimmee,

For population 25 years and over in Kissimmee

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kissimmee city

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

19.4% Foreign born (13.2% Latin America, 2.9% Asia, 2.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +16,505 (+52.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Orlando, (16.1 miles pop. 185,951).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Tampa, (75.8 miles pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (916.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Creek, FL (3.8 miles Hunters FL Campbell, (3.9 miles Junction, FL (4.6 miles Yeehaw Woods, FL Meadow (5.9 miles FL (6.4 miles Southchase, FL (7.7 miles Williamsburg, FL Celebration, (8.8 miles Lake Buena Vista, FL (9.0 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 366 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 1997: 643 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 1998: 517 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 1999: 536 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2000: 386 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2001: 569 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2002: 483 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2003: 501 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2004: 1039 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2005: 657 buildings, average cost: $121,400

Latitude: 28.30 N, Longitude: 81.41 W

Area codes: 407, 321


Industries providing employment: Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (36.6%), Retail trade (13.0%), Educational,health and social services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -989 (-2.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,760 (25.1%)


 

Crime in Kissimmee by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 1 4
    per 100,000 0.0 2.1 8.4
Rapes 21 26 9
    per 100,000 43.9 54.4 18.8
Robberies 117 126 130
    per 100,000 244.7 263.5 271.9
Assaults 317 318 388
    per 100,000 663.0 665.1 811.5
Burglaries 679 668 630
    per 100,000 1420.1 1397.1 1317.6
Thefts 2,078 2,098 2,179
    per 100,000 4346.0 4387.8 4557.2
Auto thefts 235 234 219
    per 100,000 491.5 489.4 458.0
536.1 548.4 570.9

Average climate in Kissimmee, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kissimmee,

Kissimmee-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Kissimmee city center killed 25 people and injured 150 people and caused $55 million in damages.

On 3/19/1981, a category 3 tornado 13.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brett Williams - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: May 2, 1980).


Hospital/medical center in Kissimmee:
  • OSCEOLA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (700 WEST OAK STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kissimmee:
  • ORLANDO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; ORLANDO, FL)
  • HEART OF FLORIDA REGIONAL MED CENTER (about 17 miles; DAVENPORT, FL)
  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; ORLANDO, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kissimmee:
  • ORLANDO INTL (about 11 miles; ORLANDO, FL; ID: MCO)
  • ORLANDO SANFORD (about 35 miles; ORLANDO, FL; ID: SFB)
  • SPACE COAST REGIONAL (about 46 miles; TITUSVILLE, FL; ID: TIX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kissimmee:
  • KISSIMMEE GATEWAY (about 3 miles; ORLANDO, FL; ID: ISM)
  • EXECUTIVE (about 18 miles; ORLANDO, FL; ID: ORL)
  • CHALET SUZANNE AIR STRIP (about 28 miles; LAKE WALES, FL; ID: X25)

Amtrak station:
KISSIMMEE (111 DAKIN ST.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $5,272 $31,632 0 $0
Natural Resources 25 $70,627 $33,900 0 $0
Electric Power 265 $1,196,306 $54,172 33 $26,596
Other and Unallocable 27 $92,658 $41,181 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 21 $59,320 $33,897 0 $0
Financial Administration 25 $94,336 $45,281 0 $0
Other Government Administration 53 $186,565 $42,241 2 $2,309
Judicial and Legal 2 $13,012 $78,072 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 121 $448,813 $44,510 0 $0
Police - Other 52 $167,750 $38,711 35 $23,015
Firefighters 79 $323,341 $49,115 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $9,522 $38,088 0 $0
Streets and Highways 56 $176,850 $37,896 0 $0
Airports 4 $12,797 $38,391 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 56 $150,594 $32,270 26 $8,916
Totals for Government 791 $3,007,763 $45,629 96 $60,836
Colleges/Universities in Kissimmee:
  • SOUTHEASTERN ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 284; Location: 233 ACADEMY DR; Private, for-profit)
  • FLORIDA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE INC (FT enrollment: 200; Location: 1011 BILL BECK BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.fcc.edu)
  • MARATHON FLIGHT SCHOOL INCORPORATED (Location: 3010 W PATRICK ST; Private, for-profit)
  • TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER-OSCEOLA (Location: 501 SIMPSON RD; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kissimmee:
  • VALENCIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; ORLANDO, FL; Full-time enrollment: 15,792)
  • ROLLINS COLLEGE (about 21 miles; WINTER PARK, FL; FT enrollment: 2,899)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (about 21 miles; ORLANDO, FL; FT enrollment: 26,717)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ORLANDO CAMPUS (about 23 miles; MAITLAND, FL; FT enrollment: 3,992)
  • POLK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; WINTER HAVEN, FL; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • SEMINOLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; SANFORD, FL; FT enrollment: 5,261)
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 43 miles; LAKELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
Public high schools in Kissimmee:
  • GATEWAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,713; Location: 93 PANTHER PAWS TRAIL; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OSCEOLA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,453; Location: 420 S THACKER AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • POINCIANA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,119; Location: 2300 S POINCIANA BOULEVAR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL HIGH (Students: 532; Location: 501 SIMPSON ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NEW DIMENSIONS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 4900 PLEASANT HILL ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Kissimmee:
  • HEARTLAND PREP SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 2874 E IRLO BRONSON HWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 1500 E. VINE ST.; Grades: KG - 12)
  • SOUTHLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 2440 FORTUNE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEPTUNE ROAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 56; Location: 1620 NEPTUNE ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kissimmee:
  • NEPTUNE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,618; Location: 2727 NEPTUNE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • DISCOVERY INTERMEDIATE (Students: 1,426; Location: 5350 SAN MIGUEL; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DENN JOHN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,349; Location: 2001 DENN JOHN LANE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DEERWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,323; Location: 3701 MARIGOLD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • REEDY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,265; Location: 5100 EAGLES TRAIL; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KISSIMMEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,234; Location: 2410 DYER BOULEVARD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HORIZON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,185; Location: 2020 HAM BROWN ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • POINCIANA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,179; Location: 4201 RHODODENDRON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KISSIMMEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,178; Location: 2420 DYER BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PARKWAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,170; Location: 857 FLORIDA PARKWAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Kissimmee:
  • HOLY REDEEMER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 1800 W COLUMBIA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST UNITED METHODIST SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 122 W. SPROULE AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 3016 W VINE STREET; Grades: PK - 7)
  • NORTH KISSIMMEE CHRISTIAN SCHO (Students: 138; Location: 425 W DUNEGAN AVE; Grades: PK - 11)
  • SHADY OAKS PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 2355 N. ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAIL; Grades: PK - 3)
  • OSCEOLA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 916 SUMNER STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KISSIMMEE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 102 WEST MARTIN STREET; Grades: 5 - 10)
  • OSCEOLA ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 15; Location: 2391 FORTUNE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Kissimmee:
  • OSCEOLA COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $4,556,442; Location: 211 E. DAKIN AVENUE; 342,159 books; 4,386 audio materials; 8,697 video materials; 559 serial subscriptions)
 

Kissimmee compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kissimmee:
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WOTS (1220 AM; 1 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: J & V COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLN (950 AM; 12 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TM2, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WIXL (1190 AM; 5 kW; PINE CASTLE-SKY LAKE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDBO (580 AM; 5 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLAA (1680 AM; 10 kW; WINTER GARDEN, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WRMQ (1140 AM; 5 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kissimmee:
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLAZ (89.1 FM; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: CAGUAS EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WMMO (98.9 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLOQ (103.1 FM; WINTER PARK, FL; Owner: GROSS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMFE-FM (90.7 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUCF-FM (89.9 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA)
  • WLVF-FM (90.3 FM; HAINES CITY, FL; Owner: LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WPYO (95.3 FM; APOPKA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Kissimmee:
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WTOF-LP (Channel 22; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTMO-LP (Channel 40; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: ZGS BROADCASTING OF ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTWD-LP (Channel 16; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CHARLES NAMEY)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKB-LP (Channel 7; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRCF-LP (Channel 29; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFOL-LP (Channel 4; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: NATIVE COUNTRY B/CING. CORPORATION)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • W21AU (Channel 21; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCAST COMPANY)

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