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Why Deltona

Whether you’re commuting or moving products or material, Deltona’s location in central Florida gives you the advantage of traveling with ease. With multiple highways, airports, easy access to deep water ports, and multiple modes of public transportation, we’ll get you and your business where you need to go.

Public Transportation

Deltona offers an array of public transportation services. From bus transportation, paratransit, and a feeder bus service to our neighboring city’s commuter rail. There’s also a 275-space park and ride.

Proximity to Airports

The closest major airport is the Orlando International Airport, in addition to commercial airlines at the Daytona Beach International Airport and the Orlando Sanford International Airport. Gain access to direct flights anywhere in the US, and international travel within thirty minutes of any where in Deltona.

Proximity to Major Highways

Highway access is important, whether you’re moving products and equipment by truck or getting your employees to and from work. Adjacent to the City of Deltona is Interstate 4, providing quick access to Daytona Beach, Orlando, and Tampa. Other major highways easily accessible to Deltona are Interstate 95, Florida State Road 472 and Florida State road 415.  

Proximity to Deep Water Ports

Deltona is conveniently situated between two ports: Cape Canaveral roughly 66 miles south-east in Cape Canaveral, FL, and JAXPORT, about 117 miles to the north of Deltona in Jacksonville, FL.

Available Utilities

  • The City of Deltona’s main water supply comes from one of the most productive aquifers in the world, the Floridan aquifer system.  
  • Water supply and wastewater management is overseen by Deltona Water.
  • Commercial solid waste, recycling, and yard waste services are offered through Waste Pro.
  • Electric power service is provided by both Florida Power & Light and Duke Energy.
  • Florida Public Utilities provides natural gas.
  • Wired telephone service can be acquired through AT&T, Spectrum, and CenturyLink.
  • Cable, fiber, and internet services are provided by Spectrum, AT&T U-Verse, CenturyLink Business, Florida High Speed Internet, Sunesys, and more.

Along with major improvements to the main thoroughfares, Deltona is partnering with the county to ease congestion within the city. We’ve completed the City’s largest financial commitment to a facility and to the future of economic opportunity in the City’s Eastern Water Reclamation Facility. We’re also building a new wastewater treatment facility, a new commercial sewer, and more.


With a population of 90,000, Deltona has a booming labor force of 44,000 people with a variety of skills valued by our businesses.

Employed Population by Occupation

  • 56% White collar
  • 22.9% Blue Collar
  • 21.1% Services

There are 8 colleges and universities in Volusia County.

  • Advanced Technology Center
  • Bethune-Cookman University
  • Daytona State College
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Keiser College
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida
  • Stetson University
  • University of Central Florida 

Educational Attainment

  • Only 12% of residents 25 or older don’t have a high school diploma
  • 22% of residents 25 or older have a college degree
  • 5% of residents 25 or older with a graduate/professional degree

The 3 Most Common Majors

1. General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology
2. General Business Administration & Management
3. Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations

Dedication to Health Care

Deltona is invested in the health of it’s community. The development of a city-based health care industry will consist of the medical recruitment of doctor offices, labs, urgent care facilities, clinics, medical office buildings, emergency facilities, and a hospital. Not only will this fulfill the need for health-related services in the community, it will also bring in hundreds of above-average wage jobs and supply living-wage career paths. The creation of a teaching hospital will help utilize this health care industry and will lead to the recruitment of a medical college for highly skilled medical training and the enrollment of medically based light industrial manufacturing, research, and development to support these facilities.

Workforce Training

Deltona is committed to helping those that want to start or advance their careers in our city, so there is an array of Training Resources and Grants available. These training programs are designed to benefit both the workforce and the business.
Training Grants

  • Quick Response Training (QRT)
  • Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWT)
  • Employed Worker Training Program Funding Assistance Program (EWT)
  • On-The-Job Training Funding Assistance Program (OJT)

Workforce Development Partner Educational Developments

  1. Volusia School District announces that Deltona High School and Pine Ridge High School will be part of a three high school program offering the Cambridge International Examinations, an internationally recognized academic course of study.
  2. Bethune-Cookman University is currently offering multiple free small business related courses through the Center for Entrepreneurship Economic Development.
  3. Daytona State College is planning a new building to the Deltona Campus, with educational programs specializing in Health Services and Manufacturing.
  4. Volusia Economic Development and Educational Network  is currently working regionally with Seminole County on raising the training and skills of the southwest Volusia County labor force. The Volusia partners are the cities of Deltona, DeBary, DeLand, and Orange City. The educational partners are Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona State College, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Stetson University, and the Volusia County schools. The effort is supported by Career Source Flagler/Volusia, SCORE, The Volusia County Department of Economic Development, and Florida Small Business Development Center at Daytona State College.



Being in Central Florida, Deltona is located right in the hub of some of the best entertainment Florida has to offer.

If you want to travel to Orlando, less than an hours drive will get you to Disney, Universal Studios, the Safari Wilderness Ranch, Gatorland, Seaworld, and countless other museums, parks, restaurants, and shopping centers.

Daytona Beach, only 28 miles away, is the Festival Capital of Florida. From legendary events like BikeWeek, Biketober Fest, and the Halifax Art Festival, to all of the historical sites like the DeLeon Springs State Park and Sugarmill Ruins, Daytona is chock full of culture and history. Daytona International Speedway is this city’s main attraction, bringing in fans from far and wide.

There are plenty of shopping and dining opportunities both in and outside of Deltona. With shopping centers, outlets, and shopping malls in the surrounding areas you can shop to your heart’s content.

Arts and Culture

The Deltona Regional Library has an amphitheater that hosts regular concerts throughout the year.

The Veterans Memorial Park and Museum is a well-maintained little museum that has pieces from almost every war that America has been a part of. The display cases have small firearms, telescopes, swords, and other things that soldiers used through the many years.

The Kennedy Space Center, the showcase for a NASA shuttle launch simulation, rockets, tours, IMAX films, & astronaut memorabilia is around 55 miles south east.


Deltona has 22 beautiful parks, 9 EcoParks with more in progress! Nature trails and three paved cycling trails.

Lyonia Preserve is a nature lover’s paradise. Well known for it’s abundance of wildlife, especially one of Florida’s rarest and most colorful birds, the Florida Scrub Jay. Hikers can also trek the 2.1 mile circuit to the highest summit in Volusia county and observe a piece of Florida’s ancient scrub habitat along the way. The Lyonia Preserve also has an attached environmental learning center and library, featuring hands on displays, exhibition space, environmental classrooms, and a nature based gift shop.

Green Springs Park is another natural gem that covers 36 acres and features one of Florida’s few green sulfur springs. The spring itself ranges in beautiful shades of greens, jades, and turquoise depending on the season. There are 4 short but well maintained trails to hike, scenic overlooks, a playground, and picnic pavilions.

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Garden, a 116-acre zoo and botanical garden, is located less than 10 miles away in Sanford, FL.

Sports and Recreation

Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex is home to a football field, soccer fields, a stage, and a large playground. There’s also a concession stand open during games and special events. These premier soccer fields have become a training favorite of several international teams including the Bolton Wanderers FC (England) and Club Estudiantes de La Plata (Brazil) as well as Major League Soccer Club, the Philadelphia Union.

Lake Butler Recreation Complex is run by the Deltona Parks and Recreation Department. This complex hosts a 15,350 sq.ft. cement street course skate park, a basketball court, playground, and pavilion.

An active gymnasium, walking trails, ball fields, basketball courts and splash park make Wes Crile Park Deltona’s most popular facility.


Prime Real Estate in a Prime Location

Take advantage of being in the center of Florida. Whether you’re moving materials or products, Deltona’s location makes it easy to get in and out – by land, air, or water. You’ll be right on Florida’s I-4 corridor, a major artery for Florida commerce. I-4 is home to a multitude of businesses, from high-tech to retail to manufacturing.

Now’s the Time to Break Ground

Major developers are rapidly recognizing the potential in Deltona, but there’s still time to get in on the ground floor. As one of the last undeveloped areas on the Florida I-4 corridor, you’ll not only attract an appreciative, responsive workforce, you’ll benefit from being located on one of Florida’s best routes.

Real Deals on Real Estate

Ready to start looking? Great! Here you’ll find some of Florida’s finest Real Estate values, in Deltonas’ prime locations. For the latest on Deltona’s available properties, visit the Volusia County online site and building database, and don’t forget to click on “more filters” and select “Deltona”
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To view current projects which are under development or complete,View Deltona

A Fantastic Place to Learn

If there is one thing Deltona is passionate about, it’s our children. Our city has a fantastic regional Library, located next to a conservation area “Lyonia Wildlife Preserve” Multiple parks and activities dedicated to sports and an active lifestyle. Being dedicated to all 25,000 of our children means that we take education seriously. The Volusia School District has a 97% graduation rate, low discipline issues, and high attendance.

School District of Deltona

  • 10 Elementary Schools
  • 3 Middle Schools
  • 3 High Schools
  • Technical Schools
  • 3 Higher Education Schools

School Districts of Volusia County 

  • 46 Elementary Schools
  • 12 Middle Schools
  • 10 High Schools
  • 7 Alternative Schools


The Extended Day Enrichment Program

EDEP is offered at 41 Volusia County Elementary Schools. The EDEP offers a safe environment with supervised after-school enrichment activities including, but not limited to, homework monitoring, tutoring, community service projects, arts and crafts, music, drama, outside recreational activities and much more! Currently, almost 3800 students attend Volusia County Schools EDEP. Each program also uses an after school literacy program, KidzLit, to help build students’ comprehension and vocabulary development.

Volusia County Higher Education Institutions

Bethune-Cookman University

Daytona State College

Advanced Technology Center

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Keiser College

Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida

Stetson University

University of Central Florida




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