Kissimmee, FL Facts, Population, Income, Demographics, Economy

Population (male): 38,752

Median Rent: Median gross rent in 2017: $1,141.

Cost of Living: March 2019 cost of living index in Kissimmee: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Poverty (breakdown): (16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.8% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)

Sex Offenders: According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 467 registered sex offenders living in Kissimmee, Florida as of January 18, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kissimmee is 149 to 1.>

Population Density:

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,871 (it was $33,949 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,207 (it was $15,071 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,800 (it was $90,900 in 2000) Kissimmee:$166,800FL:$214,000

On August 13, 2004, Hurricane Charley passed through Kissimmee with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour, damaging homes and buildings, toppling trees and cutting electrical power to the entire city. Kissimmee Utility Authority restored power to 54 percent of the residents in the first 72 hours; 85 percent were restored within one week. Service was restored to all customers on August 28. Three weeks after Hurricane Charley, the area was struck by Hurricane Frances, followed by Hurricane Jeanne three weeks after Frances.

Recognitions and Certifications

Accredited Drug Testing has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 drug testing companies" for excellent customer service and we have received TPA Accreditation from the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association. We are active in all drug testing industry associations and our staff are trained and certified as drug and alcohol testing specialists.

Important Links

National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (https://ndasa.com/)

National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (https://www.ndwa.org/)

Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (https://www.sapaa.com/)

Substance Abuse Mental Health Safety Administration (https://www.samhsa.gov/)

US Drug Enforcement Administration (https://www.dea.gov/)

Office of Drug alcohol Policy Control (https://www.transportation.gov/odapc)

Drug Testing Kissimmee, FL

If you need a Drug, Alcohol, COVID-19 or DNA test in Kissimmee, FL, Accredited Drug Testing has many drug testing locations in Kissimmee, FL and the surrounding areas. Our drug testing centers provide urine drug testing, hair drug testing, alcohol testing, DOT physicals, DOT drug testing and DNA testing. Our drug and alcohol testing services are provided for employers in need of a pre-employment drug test, random drug test and post-accident drug test. We also provide testing for individuals needing a drug or alcohol test for court ordered reasons , probation or family purposes. Same day service is available and most drug testing Kissimmee, FL locations are within minutes of your home or office. Drug testing methods include urine, oral/saliva, hair follicle, blood , ETG and breath alcohol testing. Negative test results are generally available in 24-48 hours.

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How to schedule a drug test in Kissimmee, FL

Schedule Online or By Phone-Easy As 1, 2, 3

Step 1: Select and purchase your test online or call our Local scheduling center at (800)-221-4291. One of our representatives is ready to assist you and schedule your test. Payment must be received at the time of registration as testing centers do not accept payments,Same day service is available for most types of tests.

Step 2: If you scheduled online, complete the Donor Information/Registration Section and enter where you want the confidential test results sent via email. The zip code you enter will be used to determine the closest drug/alcohol testing center to you and where you will go to take your test.

Step 3: Your authorization form/donor pass will include the local testing center address and hours of operation. It will be sent to the e-mail address you provided. Take the form with you or have it available on your smart phone to provide to the testing center. No appointment necessary!

Urine or hair drug testing methods in Kissimmee, FL - You choose!

Accredited Drug Testing offers different testing methods depending upon our customer’s needs. With a 1 to 5-day detection period urine testing is the most common method used by employers, courts and schools. However, hair drug and alcohol testing are becoming a frequently used testing method due to a detection period of approximately 90 days.

What is the most common urine/hair drug test?

Both a 5-panel urine or 5 panel hair drug test screens for the same drugs, however, the look-back period or detection window is very different. A urine drug test provides a look back period of 1-5 days while a hair drug test provides use up to 90 days from the date the specimen was collected.

Court Ordered Drug Testing (Probation/Child Custody)

Our local drug testing Kissimmee, FL centers provide drug and alcohol tests that are utilized for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings, including probation and other types of government required tests. Observed tests are available and tests results can be submitted for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings including probation hearings, child custody cases, litigation and all manner of government required tests.

Court ordered drug tests should contain detailed instructions specifying the type of test to be administered and the drugs that should be screened for. If sample collection needs to be witnessed in order to prevent potential tampering or substitution, those specifications will be stated in the court order.

DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Services in Kissimmee, FL

We also specialize in providing testing services for all DOT Modes including Trucking Industry (FMCSA), Maritime Industry (USCG), Aviation Industry (FAA), Public Transportation (FTA), Railroad Industry (FRA) and Pipeline Industry (PHMSA) in accordance with Part 40 of the US Department of Transportation Compliance Regulations. Additional DOT Services include consortium enrollment, MVR reports, Supervisor Training and policy manual development. In addition, we offer a complete DOT Compliance Program for single operators and small trucking companies.

Additional DOT Services:

  • Consortium Enrollment
  • DOT Physicals
  • Supervisor Training
  • Employer Drug Policy Development
  • MVR Reports
  • Employee Training
  • Background Checks
  • FMCSA Clearinghouse Verification/Search

Employer/Drug Free Workplace Testing in Kissimmee, FL

Many companies and employers may be interested in being a drug free workplace, if so, Accredited Drug Testing specializes in providing comprehensive and cost-effective drug free workplace programs for small, medium and large companies. Organizations that utilize an employee drug testing program are commonly referred to as a Drug Free Workplace. However, many times companies do not fully qualify as a Drug Free Workplace because the drug testing program which they use does not have all of the components which make up a true Drug Free Workplace under their State specific law. Our Drug Testing Kissimmee, FL locations are ready to serve your needs.

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What Are the Benefits of Being a Drug Free Workplace in Kissimmee, FL?

  • Enhanced Employee Performance
  • Reduced Job-Related Accidents
  • Reduced Employee Absenteeism
  • Lower Workers Compensation Rates
  • Improved Employee Moral
  • Customer Satisfaction

On-site/Mobile Drug Testing in Kissimmee, FL

Do you have at least 10 employees needing a drug or alcohol test? If so, Accredited Drug Testing can provide on-site drug testing at your place of business. On-site drug testing services is frequently used by construction sites, manufacturing facilities, job fairs. On-site drug testing is available for pre employment and random testing. Call us today at (800)221-4291 and speak to our on-site coordinator to schedule your drug testing event in Kissimmee, FL.

Drug Testing Locations in Kissimmee, FL

Accredited Drug Testing has drug testing locations in Kissimmee, FL and the surrounding areas. Many of our drug testing centers open early and have evening hours to accommodate a person's work schedule. Our drug testing locations in Kissimmee, FL have certified and trained drug testing specialists ready to serve your testing needs in a friendly, knowledgeable and confidential manner.

Drug testing purposes for employers include pre-employment, random selection, post-accident and reasonable suspicion. Testing purposes for individuals can include court ordered, probation, child custody or for any other personal reason.

Accredited Drug Testing is a nationwide drug testing company with testing centers in Kissimmee, FL specializing in Drug, Alcohol, DNA testing. DOT Physicals and Background Checks.

On the road or vacation? No worries! We can schedule your test, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

With over 20,000 testing centers throughout the United States, Accredited Drug Testing has testing centers in all States and in most cities and towns.

Which drug testing panel is right for you?

Drug test screening groups are commonly referred to as a drug testing panel. The most common panels used are a 5 panel, 10 panel and 12 panel drug tests, (panels specify how many drugs will be screened) however customized screeningings are available as well.

What is a Drug Test?

A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen, for example urine, hair, blood, breath, sweat, and/or oral fluid/saliva-to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites. Major applications of drug testing include detection of the presence of performance enhancing steroids in sport, employers and parole/probation officers screening for drugs prohibited by law and police officers testing for the presence and concentration of alcohol (ethanol) in the blood commonly referred to as BAC (blood alcohol content). BAC tests are typically administered via a breathalyzer while urinalysis is used for the vast majority of drug testing in sports and the workplace. Numerous other methods with varying degrees of accuracy, sensitivity (detection threshold/cutoff), and detection periods exist. A drug test may also refer to a test that provides quantitative chemical analysis of an illegal drug, typically intended to help with responsible drug use.

Does passive smoke inhalation cause a false positive for marijuana?

“Passive” smoke inhalation from being in a room with people smoking marijuana is not considered valid, as the cut-off concentrations for lab analysis are set well above that which might occur for passive inhalation.

Other abnormalities in the urine screen may indicate that results may be a false negative or that there was deliberate adulteration of the sample. For example:

  • a low creatinine lab value can indicate that a urine sample was tampered with; either the subject diluted their urine by consuming excessive water just prior to testing, or water was added to the urine sample.
  • creatinine levels are often used in conjunction with specific gravity to determine if samples have been diluted. To help avoid this problem, the testing lab may color the water in their toilet blue to prevent the sample being diluted with water from the toilet.
  • subjects may also attempt to add certain enzymes to the urine sample to affect stability, but this often changes the pH, which is also tested.

How long do drugs stay in your system?

The window of detection or often times referred to as look back period of a drug test depend on several factors. Some of the factors impacting how long a drug will stay in your system are:

  • The amount of the drug taken
  • The frequency of the drug taken
  • The type of drug taken
  • An individual’s body metabolic rate and general health
  • The amount of fluids consumed since ingesting the drug
  • The amount of exercise since ingesting the drug
  • Other genetic variations that would impact an individual’s response to a specific drug

Why choose Accredited Drug Testing in Kissimmee, FL?

Our staff is prepared to assist you with any questions you may have in a friendly and confidential manner and providing exceptional customer service and being available when you need us for drug testing in Kissimmee, FL is our #1 Priority and we look forward to serving the needs of employers and individuals who need any type of test.

820 N JOHN YOUNG PKWY 0.4 miles

820 N JOHN YOUNG PKWY
KISSIMMEE, FL 34741
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700 W OAK ST 0.4 miles

700 W OAK ST
KISSIMMEE, FL 34741
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1910 W OAK ST 0.5 miles

1910 W OAK ST
KISSIMMEE, FL 34741
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413 W Oak St, 0.6 miles

413 W Oak St,
Kissimmee, FL 34741
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4320 W VINE ST 2.3 miles

4320 W VINE ST
KISSIMMEE, FL 34746
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1325 E VINE ST 2.5 miles

1325 E VINE ST
KISSIMMEE, FL 34744
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1192 CYPRESS GLEN CIRCLE 2.9 miles

1192 CYPRESS GLEN CIRCLE
KISSIMMEE, FL 34741
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1414 E OSCEOLA PKWY 3.0 miles

1414 E OSCEOLA PKWY
KISSIMMEE, FL 34744
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3313 S ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL, STE B 3.2 miles

3313 S ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL, STE B
KISSIMMEE, FL 34746
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3010 HUNTERS CREEK BLVD 3.3 miles

3010 HUNTERS CREEK BLVD
ORLANDO, FL 32837
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14050 Town Loop Blvd, Suite 105 3.9 miles

14050 Town Loop Blvd, Suite 105
Orlando, FL 32837
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2238 E Irlo Bronson Hwy, 4.0 miles

2238 E Irlo Bronson Hwy,
Kissimmee, FL 34744
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317-319 COMMERCE CTR DR 7.0 miles

317-319 COMMERCE CTR DR
SAINT CLOUD, FL 34769
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12500 S APOPKA VINELAND RD 7.5 miles

12500 S APOPKA VINELAND RD
ORLANDO, FL 32836
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9500 SATELLITE BLVD STE 100 8.1 miles

9500 SATELLITE BLVD STE 100
ORLANDO, FL 32837
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9815 S ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL 8.1 miles

9815 S ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL
ORLANDO, FL 32837
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1530 Celebration Blvd., Suite 102 9.0 miles

1530 Celebration Blvd., Suite 102
Celebration, FL 34747
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9400 TURKEY LAKE RD 9.5 miles

9400 TURKEY LAKE RD
ORLANDO, FL 32819
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7300 SANDLAKE COMMONS BLVD 205 9.5 miles

7300 SANDLAKE COMMONS BLVD 205
ORLANDO, FL 32819
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8818 COMMODITY CIR STE 41 9.6 miles

8818 COMMODITY CIR STE 41
ORLANDO, FL 32819
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8723 INTERNATIONAL DR STE 115 9.9 miles

8723 INTERNATIONAL DR STE 115
ORLANDO, FL 32819
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8150 CHANCELLOR DR STE 130 10.1 miles

8150 CHANCELLOR DR STE 130
ORLANDO, FL 32809
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2301 SAND LAKE RD 10.1 miles

2301 SAND LAKE RD
ORLANDO, FL 32809
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7751 KINGSPOINTE PKWY STE 114 10.4 miles

7751 KINGSPOINTE PKWY STE 114
ORLANDO, FL 32819
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4551 PLEASANT HILL RD 10.5 miles

4551 PLEASANT HILL RD
KISSIMMEE, FL 34759
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1941 LAZY OAKS LOOP 10.7 miles

1941 LAZY OAKS LOOP
SAINT CLOUD, FL 34771
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7121 GRAND NATIONAL DR 10.9 miles

7121 GRAND NATIONAL DR
ORLANDO, FL 32819
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1718 SAND LAKE RD C-106 11.0 miles

1718 SAND LAKE RD C-106
ORLANDO, FL 32809
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6220 S ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL STE 518 11.3 miles

6220 S ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL STE 518
ORLANDO, FL 32809
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1462 W OAK RIDGE RD 11.6 miles

1462 W OAK RIDGE RD
ORLANDO, FL 32809
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5728 MAJOR BLVD STE 207 12.2 miles

5728 MAJOR BLVD STE 207
ORLANDO, FL 32819
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1485 LEGENDS BLVD 12.6 miles

1485 LEGENDS BLVD
CHAMPIONS GATE, FL 33896
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6001 VINELAND RD STE 108 12.6 miles

6001 VINELAND RD STE 108
ORLANDO, FL 32819
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8201 W IRLO BRONSON MEMORIAL HWY 12.7 miles

8201 W IRLO BRONSON MEMORIAL HWY
KISSIMMEE, FL 34747
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4554 S KIRKMAN RD 13.4 miles

4554 S KIRKMAN RD
ORLANDO, FL 32811
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4401 S ORANGE AVE STE 110 13.5 miles

4401 S ORANGE AVE STE 110
ORLANDO, FL 32806
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5810 S SEMORAN BLVD 13.7 miles

5810 S SEMORAN BLVD
ORLANDO, FL 32822
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Bldg 49635 - Rm 1219 13.8 miles

Bldg 49635 - Rm 1219
ORLANDO, FL 32899
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5575 S Semoran Blvd, Suite 501 13.9 miles

5575 S Semoran Blvd, Suite 501
Orlando, FL 32822
Categories: Orlando FL

3615 S ORANGE AVE 13.9 miles

3615 S ORANGE AVE
ORLANDO, FL 32806
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8014 CONROY WINDERMERE RD STE 104 13.9 miles

8014 CONROY WINDERMERE RD STE 104
ORLANDO, FL 32835
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5425 S SEMORAN BLVD 14.0 miles

5425 S SEMORAN BLVD
ORLANDO, FL 32822
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701 E MICHIGAN ST 14.7 miles

701 E MICHIGAN ST
ORLANDO, FL 32806
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709 E MICHIGAN ST 14.7 miles

709 E MICHIGAN ST
ORLANDO, FL 32806
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813 E MICHIGAN ST
ORLANDO, FL 32806
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2555 S KIRKMAN RD
ORLANDO, FL 32811
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2323 S ORANGE AVE Ste A
ORLANDO, FL 32806
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6965 PIAZZA GRANDE AVE STE 405 15.2 miles

6965 PIAZZA GRANDE AVE STE 405
ORLANDO, FL 32835
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1603 S Hiawassee Rd, Suite 120 15.4 miles

1603 S Hiawassee Rd, Suite 120
Orlando, FL 32835
Categories: Orlando FL

2209 NORTH BLVD W STE B 16.6 miles

2209 NORTH BLVD W STE B
DAVENPORT, FL 33837
Categories: DAVENPORT FL

161 Webb Drive, Suite 300 17.1 miles

161 Webb Drive, Suite 300
Davenport, FL 33837
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509 S SEMORAN BLVD
ORLANDO, FL 32807
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601 E COLONIAL DR
ORLANDO, FL 32803
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630 N BUMBY AVE
ORLANDO, FL 32803
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36 S SEMORAN BLVD STE B 17.8 miles

36 S SEMORAN BLVD STE B
ORLANDO, FL 32807
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483 N Semoran Blvd Suite 103 18.0 miles

483 N Semoran Blvd Suite 103
Winter Park, FL 32792
Categories: Winter Park FL

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9580 W COLONIAL DR
OCOEE, FL 34761
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2700 Old Winter Garden Rd 18.2 miles

2700 Old Winter Garden Rd
OCOEE, FL 34761
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10131 W COLONIAL DR, Bldg. C, STE 8 18.4 miles

10131 W COLONIAL DR, Bldg. C, STE 8
OCOEE, FL 34761
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2314 N ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL
ORLANDO, FL 32804
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1151 BLACKWOOD AVE STE 160 18.5 miles

1151 BLACKWOOD AVE STE 160
OCOEE, FL 34761
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324 E Par St.., Ste 100, 19.3 miles

324 E Par St.., Ste 100,
Orlando, FL 32804
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3005 DANIELS RD 19.7 miles

3005 DANIELS RD
WINTER GARDEN, FL 34787
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2504 S ALAFAYA TRL, STE 160 20.2 miles

2504 S ALAFAYA TRL, STE 160
ORLANDO, FL 32828
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4780 N ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL 20.4 miles

4780 N ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL
ORLANDO, FL 32810
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1338 PLEASANT OAK LN
ORLANDO, FL 32804
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5021 EGGLESTON AVE STE A
ORLANDO, FL 32804
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611 N WYMORE RD STE 220
WINTER PARK, FL 32789
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12265 LAKE UNDERHILL RD STE 135
ORLANDO, FL 32825
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501 N ORLANDO AVE STE 227
WINTER PARK, FL 32789
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2540 LEE RD
WINTER PARK, FL 32789
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1850 LEE RD STE 300
WINTER PARK, FL 32789
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1850 LEE RD STE 216 21.0 miles

1850 LEE RD STE 216
WINTER PARK, FL 32789
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250 N ALAFAYA TRL STE 135
ORLANDO, FL 32828
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12301 LAKE UNDERHILL RD STE 118 21.3 miles

12301 LAKE UNDERHILL RD STE 118
ORLANDO, FL 32828
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4122 METRIC DR STE 800 21.7 miles

4122 METRIC DR STE 800
WINTER PARK, FL 32792
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3099 ALOMA AVE 21.7 miles

3099 ALOMA AVE
WINTER PARK, FL 32792
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11250 E COLONIAL DR
ORLANDO, FL 32817
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5931 Aloma Ave STE 100 22.0 miles

5931 Aloma Ave STE 100
Winter Park, FL 32792
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11867 E COLONIAL DR 22.2 miles

11867 E COLONIAL DR
ORLANDO, FL 32826
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15701 STATE ROAD 50 STE 101 22.2 miles

15701 STATE ROAD 50 STE 101
CLERMONT, FL 34711
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2000 N Alafaya Trail, Suite 100 22.4 miles

2000 N Alafaya Trail, Suite 100
Orlando, FL 32826
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7480 ALOMA AVE
WINTER PARK, FL 32792
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2200 N ALAFAYA TRL STE 900
ORLANDO, FL 32826
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7457 Aloma Ave STE 301 22.5 miles

7457 Aloma Ave STE 301
Winter Park, FL 32792
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2105 Hartwood Marsh Road, Suite 6A 22.7 miles

2105 Hartwood Marsh Road, Suite 6A
Clermont, FL 34711
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901 N LAKE DESTINY RD STE 400 22.9 miles

901 N LAKE DESTINY RD STE 400
MAITLAND, FL 32751
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628 CAGAN VIEW RD STE 3 Ste 3 23.0 miles

628 CAGAN VIEW RD STE 3 Ste 3
CLERMONT, FL 34714
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28055 HWY 27 23.7 miles

28055 HWY 27
DUNDEE, FL 33838
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1511 E STATE ROAD 434 STE 2001
WINTER SPRINGS, FL 32708
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238 WILSHIRE BLVD STE 120 24.4 miles

238 WILSHIRE BLVD STE 120
CASSELBERRY, FL 32707
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270 NORTHLAKE BLVD STE 1004 24.4 miles

270 NORTHLAKE BLVD STE 1004
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL 32701
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440 W STATE ROAD 436 24.7 miles

440 W STATE ROAD 436
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL 32714
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Local Area Info: Kissimmee, Florida

Kissimmee (/k??s?mi?/ ki-SIM-ee) is a city in Osceola County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 59,682. It is the county seat of Osceola County. It is a Principal City of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2010 population of 2,134,411.

This area was originally named Allendale, after Confederate Major J. H. Allen who operated the first cargo steamboat along the Kissimmee River the Mary Belle. It was renamed Kissimmee when incorporated as a city in 1883. The etymology of the name Kissimmee is debated, apart from general agreement that it is Native American in origin. Its growth can be credited to Hamilton Disston of Philadelphia, who based his four-million acre (8,000km2) drainage operation out of the small town. Disston had contracted with the financially wobbly state of Florida to drain its southern lands, for which he would own half of all he successfully drained. This deal made Disston the largest single landowner in the United States.

Disston's dredging and land speculation required a small steamboat industry to transport people and goods along the new waterway. The Kissimmee shipyard was responsible for building most of these large steamships, which were just one jump ahead of civilizationwith Kissimmee as the jumping off point. Concurrently, the South Florida Railroad was growing and extended the end of its line from Sanford down to Kissimmee, making the town on Lake Tohopekaliga a transportation hub for Central Florida. On February 12, 1885, the Florida Legislature incorporated the Kissimmee City Street Railway.

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Population (male): 38,752

Median Rent: Median gross rent in 2017: $1,141.

Cost of Living: March 2019 cost of living index in Kissimmee: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Poverty (breakdown): (16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.8% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)

Sex Offenders: According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 467 registered sex offenders living in Kissimmee, Florida as of January 18, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kissimmee is 149 to 1.>

Population Density:

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,871 (it was $33,949 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,207 (it was $15,071 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,800 (it was $90,900 in 2000) Kissimmee:$166,800FL:$214,000

On August 13, 2004, Hurricane Charley passed through Kissimmee with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour, damaging homes and buildings, toppling trees and cutting electrical power to the entire city. Kissimmee Utility Authority restored power to 54 percent of the residents in the first 72 hours; 85 percent were restored within one week. Service was restored to all customers on August 28. Three weeks after Hurricane Charley, the area was struck by Hurricane Frances, followed by Hurricane Jeanne three weeks after Frances.