|City of Casselberry|
U.S. Census Map
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|• Mayor||David Henson|
|• Total||7.51 sq mi (19.46 km2)|
|• Land||6.97 sq mi (18.05 km2)|
|• Water||0.54 sq mi (1.41 km2)|
|Elevation||56 ft (17 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||4,126.42/sq mi (1,593.24/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||321, 407, 689|
|GNIS feature ID||0280117|
Casselberry is a city in Seminole County, Florida, United States. The population was 26,241 at the 2010 census. The city is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Casselberry is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.1 square miles (18 km2), of which 6.7 square miles (17 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (6.06%) is water.
Casselberry features over 30 lakes and ponds, the largest being Lake Howell, the Triplet Chain of Lakes, Lake Kathryn, and Lake Concord.
This section relies largely or entirely on a single source. (August 2017)
Casselberry was originally part of unincorporated Fern Park. Residents decided to incorporate Casselberry as a tax-free town in 1940, with the purpose of avoiding property taxes. The town was reincorporated as a city in 1965, and property taxes were reinstated in 1976.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
At the 2010 U.S. Census, there were 26,241 people, 11,430 households, and 6,398 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,751.9 inhabitants per square mile (1,448.6/km2). There were 12,708 housing units. The racial makeup of the city was 80.1% White, 8.0% African American, 0.4% Native American, 2.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 4.9% from other races, and 3.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.6% of the population.
There were 11,430 households, out of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.8% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.0% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.92.
The median income for a household in the city was $44,807, and the median income for a family was $51,371. The per capita income for the city was $24,184. About 14.7% of the population were below the poverty line.
- South Seminole Academy of Leadership, Law & Advanced Studies
Parks and recreation
The City of Casselberry maintains 17 parks ranging from small neighborhood parks to large centers for recreation. Some of these parks include:
- Branch Tree Park
- Crystal Bowl Park
- Dew Drop Park
- Forest Brook Park
- Lake Concord Park (also includes the Casselberry Art House)
- Lake Hodge Park
- Lancelot Park
- Pawmosa Dog Park
- Plumosa Oaks Park
- Red Bug Lake Park
- Rotary Park
- Secret Lake Park
- Sunnytown Park
- Sunset Park
- Veterans Memorial Park
- Wirz Park
- Wirz Trail
The City of Casselberry's recently adopted (2017) Parks Master Plan calls for the development of a skatepark. The development of a community skatepark has been advocated for by citizens of the city for over two years through a grassroots campaign. 
- Jimmy Boyle, record producer and musician
- Nick Calathes, basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies and Greek club Panathinaikos
- Pat Calathes (born 1985), basketball player for the Israeli club Maccabi Haifa and Greek club Panathinaikos
- Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-born actress and inventor
- Robert James Miller, Medal of Honor recipient buried at All Faiths Memorial Park
- Chandler Parsons, basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks
- Kirsten Storms, actress, lived in Casselberry during her childhood
- Dahvie Vanity, singer and former vocalist of Blood on the Dance Floor
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