Setting the Pace for Innovation

Clermont is home to an incredibly diverse business population, experiencing an unprecedented period of economic growth. Home to the National Training Center, Special Olympics Florida Headquarters and the oldest American owned multisport event company, Sommer Sports, the city is a sports and healthcare powerhouse. Home to a number of powerful companies - from innovative start-ups to company headquarters.

Clermont has a low cost of living and is a true breeding ground for innovation - being home to more than 18 miles of optical fiber, providing unlimited bandwidth and opportunity for business to grow.

Clermont, Florida is located in Lake County approximately 20 miles west of Orlando. The City is primarily residential in character and is part of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city itself has a total area of 19 square miles. The current population of Clermont is estimated at 44,301 according to the Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR). The median household income in Clermont is $58,804, versus $51,077 for the Orlando MSA. Of those residents age 25+, about 28% have earned a bachelor's degree or higher; the rate in the Orlando MSA is 29%.

Major Employers

  • Senniger Irrigation
  • AmaZulu (Company Headquarters)
  • Lake County Schools
  • City of Clermont
  • Publix Supermarkets
  • Special Olympics Florida (State Headquarters)
  • Progressive Plumbing
  • Major Employers Healthcare Cluster

  • South Lake Hospital
  • Vista Clinical and Diagnostics (National Headquarters)
  • PUR Clinic (World renowned micro-robotic surgeons)
  • South Lake Pain Institute (Research, regeneration and stem cell therapies)
  • University of Florida Cancer Center
  • Advent Health

Race and Origin

  • White alone, 2019 78.5%
  • Black or African American alone, 2019 11.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino,%, 2019 22.1%
  • Asian alone,%, 2017 4.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone,%, 2017 0.1%
  • Two or More Races,%, 2017 6.0%


  • Housing units, 2017 15,546
  • Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 70.9%
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2018 $214,800


  • High school graduate or higher,% of persons' age 25 years+, (2014-2018) 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher,% of persons' age 25 years+, (2014-2018) 32.4%


  • In civilian labor force, total,% of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014 57%


  • Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, (2014-2018) 30.7

Income and Poverty

  • Median household income 2014-2018, $58,804
  • Persons in poverty,% 11.5%