Living in Metro West, FL

Fast Facts About Metro West, FL

Population of Orlando: 284,817

Distance from: 

  • Lakeland: 1hr 9min
  • Tampa: 1hr 28min
  • Daytona Beach: 1hr 6min

Nearest airport:

Median income of Orlando (2020): 

  • Individual: $34,033
  • Household: $55,183

County: Orange County

Type of location: Community

Why is Metro West a Nice Place to Live?

Metro West is a cozy neighborhood in Orlando boasting tree-lined streets and plenty of nature. Prior to becoming part of the city’s urban design, the area was dominated by orange groves. The community was planned in the 1980s with the goal of guaranteeing a high quality of life for its residents. To some, Metro West is known as the “Oasis of Orlando.” Those living in Metro West enjoy the quaint community feel with quick access to the hustle and bustle of Orlando.

Metro West is close to high-level quality public schools for elementary through high school students within the Orange County Public School District. Its mission is to create enriching and diverse pathways that lead their students to success.

What is Metro West Known For?

Metro West is known for having a beautiful golf course, wonderful park with open space for walking and other fun activities, and quick access to fishing on Turkey Lake. The area is also known for being in a prime location in Orlando. Those living in Metro West find convenience in the fact that they are close to the heart of the city’s tourist area and International Drive, Orlando’s main avenue connecting you to all well-known Orlando attractions in addition to business centers, eateries, and shops.

What Are the Best Restaurants in Metro West?

Some of the top restaurants in and around Metro West with the highest-rated Google reviews include:

  • Keke’s Breakfast Cafe, a local chain serving American breakfasts & comfort-food lunches in a modern diner with booth seating.
  • Mikado Sushi, for traditional & contemporary Japanese dishes, including sushi, served in a smart setting with a bar.
  • O’Town Burgers N Wings, for hamburgers, kebabs, hot subs & other grub doled out in low-key quarters with counter service.
  • À Brasileira, a true refuge after a long day at work or a place to celebrate as if you were in a restaurant or bar in your hometown.
  • Mecatos Cafe, for an inviting environment where a great cup of coffee can be accompanied by delicious Colombian based baked foods, hot bites and desserts.

To learn more about purchasing a home and living in Metro West, FL check out the median home price and inventory or call me at (407) 566-2555 to get immediate help.


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