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Living in Greater Osceola

Greater Osceola offers a profoundly high quality of life with a significantly low cost of living, easy access to Orlando, tons of cultural and recreational amenities and strong educational institutions.
 
With over one third of its population between the ages of 20 and 44, and a median age of 37, the region is a young and vibrant community.

Meet Greater Osceola’s Communities

City of Kissimmee

The city of Kissimmee is the largest town in Osceola County with 60,021 residents. An active Main Street Program supports the growth of the city’s historic core businesses. Historically known as a shipping and cattle center on Lake Tohopekaliga, Kissimmee’s homes are reminiscent of other historic Southern cities.

City of St. Cloud

Known as "the Soldier City" because of its founding by Civil War soldiers, St. Cloud today has 25,862 residents. Similar to Kissimmee, the St. Cloud Main Street Program is working towards the revitalization of homes and businesses in its historic core.

Town of Celebration

The town of Celebration is one of the most unique developments in the United States. Originally designed by the Walt Disney Company to realize Walt Disney’s vision of a community where residents can live, work and play, Celebration was founded in 1994 with homes reminiscent of houses of the 1940s and 1950s, transporting residents to a time period popular in American culture. The town’s architecture and configuration are prime examples of New Urbanism.

Town of Harmony

Osceola County’s newest community, founded in 2001, Harmony is an environmentally conscious community featuring ENERGY STAR® energy efficient homes and 7,700 acres of designated open space. Harmony has been recognized for both its design and its stewardship of the pristine wetlands that surround the community.

Champions Gate

Encompassing 1,500 acres southwest of The Walt Disney World Resort — ChampionsGate welcomes visitors off its Interstate 4 exit.  With 36 holes of championship golf designed by International golf champion Greg Norman, ChampionsGate is like no other golf resort in the world. David Leadbetter has chosen ChampionsGate to be its World Headquarters for the The Leadbetter Golf Academy.

Reunion

A resort neighborhood and master-planned community, Reunion is situated on 2,226 acres and is a planned Development of Regional Impact.

Living in Osceola County, Florida, boasts many great attributes to daily life.

Quality of Life

A high quality of life, low cost of living, world-renowned amenities, outdoor and recreational opportunities and innovative educational institutions, make Greater Osceola a great place to live and work.

Cost of Living

Greater Osceola’s cost of living is one of many reasons it is attracting a diverse and skilled workforce.

Climate

Greater Osceola enjoys year-round sunshine.

Higher Education

Greater Osceola’s qualified workforce is trained by local innovative universities and colleges.

Healthcare

Excellent healthcare is essential to a high quality of life. Greater Osceola’s healthcare resources give residents and visitors access to the finest care.

Local Attractions

Living in one of the biggest tourism locations in the country comes with stellar local attractions.

Sports & Recreations and Arts

Greater Osceola events are full of family fun whether its sports tournaments or headline performers, Broadway shows or Disney parades.

Shopping

Greater Osceola offers a wide variety of shopping experiences, from flea markets to shopping centers, from locally owned boutiques to big box stores, shopping in Greater Osceola has a little of everything. “If you can’t find it here, you don’t need it.”
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Christina
Morris
Economic Development Manager