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.

Best Places to Live in Florida
Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State
Top Employers in Florida
Disney World, Miami-Dade Schools lead the way
Best Places to Golf in Florida
Impressive list includes TPC, Bay Hill, Innisbrook
Best-Kept Secret Beaches in Florida
Avoid the tourist traps and find more prime, sandy real estate for your beach blanket

Population

19,361,792
Up by 6%
Tallahassee, FL skyline
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
The back view from the water of the HGTV Dream Home.
What If You Won the HGTV Dream Home?
Would you actually move to the Dream Home city?
Davis Islands and Tampa, Florida skyline
Best Places to Live in Florida
Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State
Davis Islands and Tampa, Florida skyline
Best Places to Live in Florida
Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State
Davis Islands and Tampa, Florida skyline
Best Places to Live in Florida
Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State

Housing

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

Median Home Price

$156,200
Higher than the national average
Davis Islands and Tampa, Florida skyline
Best Places to Live in Florida
Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State

Downtown Tallahassee
Eight Reasons to Move to Tallahassee, FL
Find out what makes Tallahassee a great place to live, work and play

Why Tampa, FL is a Top 100 Best Place to Live
Tampa's mix of good restaurants, amenities and strong health-care industry make it a great place to live.

Featured Cities

Things to Do in Sarasota, FL
Sarasota offers great fun for the whole family
A golden statue reaches for the stars on top of the Flossys Fountain in Boca Raton, FL
Eight Reasons to Move to Boca Raton, Florida
Boca Raton offers up the classic Florida dream, and much more
Reasons to Move to Boca Raton, FL
The best reasons to relocate to this small Florida gem just north of Fort Lauderdale.

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

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
Here are 10 great cities in The Sunshine State

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

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

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

Eight Reasons to Move to Tallahassee, FL
Find out what makes Tallahassee a great place to live, work and play

Why Tampa, FL is a Top 100 Best Place to Live
Tampa's mix of good restaurants, amenities and strong health-care industry make it a great place to live.

Things to Do in Sarasota, FL
Sarasota offers great fun for the whole family

Eight Reasons to Move to Boca Raton, Florida
Boca Raton offers up the classic Florida dream, and much more

Reasons to Move to Boca Raton, FL
The best reasons to relocate to this small Florida gem just north of Fort Lauderdale.

Best Things to Do in Gainesville, FL
The best excuses for Gainesville newcomers to explore this growing town

Why St. Augustine, FL, Is a Top 100 Best Small Town
History, recreation and progressive business climate make the city a great place to live

7 Things to Do in St. Augustine, FL
Eat chocolate, see alligators, cruise the waterways

7 Can't Miss Moments in Tampa, FL
Tampa embraces natural wonders and extraordinary people.

5 Free Things to Do in Jacksonville, FL
Fun and free things to do in Florida's largest city

Best-Kept Secret Beaches in Florida
Avoid the tourist traps and find more prime, sandy real estate for your beach blanket

Best-Kept Secret Beaches in Florida
Avoid the tourist traps and find more prime, sandy real estate for your beach blanket

Best-Kept Secret Beaches in Florida
Avoid the tourist traps and find more prime, sandy real estate for your beach blanket

Best-Kept Secret Beaches in Florida
Avoid the tourist traps and find more prime, sandy real estate for your beach blanket

Best-Kept Secret Beaches in Florida
Avoid the tourist traps and find more prime, sandy real estate for your beach blanket

Best Places to Live in Florida