Best Places to Live in Florida

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What you need to know about Florida

The Sunshine State has a low cost of living and major industries like tourism, construction, banking, healthcare, aerospace and defense. With its state capital of Tallahassee and largest city Jacksonville, other best places to live in Florida include Orlando, Coral Gables, Tampa, Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Florida borders both the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, and there are many recreational attractions – including DisneyWorld, Cape Canaveral, the Everglades, South Beach and the Florida Keys.

8 Reasons To Move To Florida
Dreaming of a place where you can swim with a dolphin, attend a pro football game, and drink a beer on a ghost tour all in the same day?
9 Bucket List Things to Do in Florida
From viewing a space shuttle launch to swimming with manatees, here are 9 once-in-a-lifetime experiences you can only have in the Sunshine State.
Should You Move to Florida? Take Our Quiz to Find Out
Take our light-hearted quiz to decide if you should move to Florida.
Top Employers in Florida
Disney World, Miami-Dade Schools lead the way

Population

19,361,792
Up by 6%
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Best Cities for Year-Round Sunshine
Tired of the cold and/or rain? We've got the places for you.
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Living in Gainesville, FL: Arts, Culture And Entertainment Galore
Gainesville's ever-growing art and entertainment offerings add plenty of fun flavor to the community.
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Cities Where Freelancers Can Thrive
Whether it’s a side hustle or full-time self-employment, independent workers of a variety of industries make up a significant portion of today’s workforce.
Nashville, TN: Booming Economy
To Make More Money, Move to a Booming Economy
The South's communities have the fastest growing economies, while these other small to mid-sized cities are growing at a steady rate, too.
nighttime skyline of tampa
Top Employers in Tampa, FL
BayCare, Publix, USF head an impressive list
Florida Affordable Cities
The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

Housing

Homes Owned 66%
66% Complete
Homes Rented 34%
34% Complete

Median Home Price

$156,200
Higher than the national average
Florida Affordable Cities
The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

Florida Affordable Cities
The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

Florida Affordable Cities
The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

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Florida Affordable Cities
The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.
Florida Affordable Cities
The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.
Davis Islands and Tampa, Florida skyline
Best Places to Live in Florida
Moving to Florida? Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State

Median Household Income

$47,212
Lower than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 27%
27% Complete
Graduated High School 87%
87% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
Over 65 Years old

More About Florida Cities

Best Cities for Year-Round Sunshine
Tired of the cold and/or rain? We've got the places for you.

Living in Gainesville, FL: Arts, Culture And Entertainment Galore
Gainesville's ever-growing art and entertainment offerings add plenty of fun flavor to the community.

Cities Where Freelancers Can Thrive
Whether it’s a side hustle or full-time self-employment, independent workers of a variety of industries make up a significant portion of today’s workforce.

To Make More Money, Move to a Booming Economy
The South's communities have the fastest growing economies, while these other small to mid-sized cities are growing at a steady rate, too.

Top Employers in Tampa, FL
BayCare, Publix, USF head an impressive list

The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Florida
The top six cities you would want to live based on affordability, community, amenities and quality of life.

Best Places to Live in Florida
Moving to Florida? Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State

Best Places to Live in Florida
Moving to Florida? Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State

Best Places to Live in Florida
Moving to Florida? Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State

Best Places to Live in Florida
Moving to Florida? Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State

Disney, Universal Studios Advantages From Being a Florida Resident
Florida residents have the best park perks. And we're not just talking about pricing.

The 9 Best Places for Fishing
The 9 best places to cast a line (and your cares) away.

10 Best Places to Maximize G.I. Bill Benefits
Looking to get the most bang for your G.I. Bill buck? We've got you covered.

The 10 Best Cities for Wine
We all know Napa Valley and Sonoma, but these are places you'd never suspect to find a glass of good vino.

The 8 Best Cities for Your Wild Bachelorette Weekend
Get your little black dresses and plastic crowns ready: It's wedding season!

Why Gainesville, FL is One of the Best Places to Live
Innovation, vision make this growing university city the place to be

Why Tallahassee is the Best City in the U.S. for African Americans
Education, economics, and a rich African-American culture send Tallahassee to the top of our list

What If You Won the HGTV Dream Home?
Would you actually move to the Dream Home city?

Best Places to Live in Florida