Winter Park has the 1040th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Winter Park is part of the Orlando metro area. Unemployment in the Orlando area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Orlando has the 31st largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Winter Park is below average at $41,460, and the median cost of a home in Winter Park is $308,600, which is above the national average. 54% of workers in Winter Park hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Winter Park. 80% of Winter Park workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Winter Park spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.