Kissimmee, FL (population: 64,069) has two real estate schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Central Florida, the highest ranked school in this group with a real estate program, has a total student population of 53,401. It is the 71st highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Real Estate students from Kissimmee schools who go on to become real estate agents, real estate brokers, real estate managers, real estate analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 151,550 people working as real estate sales agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,100. Also, Appraisers and assessors of real estate make on average $53,520 per year and there are about 64,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Florida nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 140 employed appraisers and assessors of real estate earning an average salary of $42,310. Real estate sales agents in this area earn $48,380/yr and there are 220 employed.
Kissimmee lies in Osceola county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the South Florida nonmetropolitan area has 101,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $15.95/hr average worker wage, and a $33,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.139 out of every 1000 jobs in Kissimmee are held by real estate sales agents, and 1.364/1000 are held by appraisers and assessors of real estate.
Of the 2 real estate schools with a 100-mile radius of Kissimmee, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Central Florida comes out as the most expensive ($12,200/yr) for real estate students, with Indian River State College as the lowest, reported at only $2,138/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kissimmee|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||21.2 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||32.2 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||51.7 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||64.7 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||65.3 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||79.9 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||83.9 miles|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||85.0 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||88.7 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||95.8 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||98.8 miles|