More so than much of the nation, a move to Oviedo is a terrific opportunity to climb the ladder of the working world. With unemployment at almost half the national average and job growth at nearly five times the national average, the odds are certainly in your favor. Management, finance, office work and sales are by far the top sectors of employment. So if your professional field aligns with one of those, chances are you'll be able to find a workplace if you don't already have something planned. In spite of the city's relatively small size, there are nevertheless plenty of options for education for younger residents. The Seminole Valley Public Schools offer twelve campuses to get kids through grade school. In terms of higher education, a branch of the Seminole State College of Florida is in town, with the University of Central Florida nearby.

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With a total land area of just over 15 square miles, the small city of Oviedo, Florida nevertheless packs in a sizable population of around 35,000 residents. If you're looking for a working town with plenty of opportunities to bring up a family, it is a great place to buy a home, just as long as you don't mind occasionally waiting for a troupe of chickens as they cross a downtown road. For anywhere from $200,000 to $250,000, you can purchase a house with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms with yard space to spare.

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