We spend decades planning and saving for retirement, so choosing where to live when the time finally comes is incredibly important. According to the website Niche’s
best towns to retire in Florida, these are the top 10. Access to healthcare, entertainment and the number of other retirees in a town were some of the factors used to make the list.
This city in Southwest Florida has good crime and safety ratings, average home values, and a large older population.
2. Punta Gorda
If you're seeking more of a quiet, laid-back vibe, Punta Gorda could be perfect for you. Residents love how safe they feel in this small city.
If you're a wealthy retiree, and high-end shopping, restaurants and lots of golf courses are high on your list of priorities, Naples could be the place for you.
This city offers more affordable home values, friendly folks, and lots of parks for outdoor activities. It's also surrounded by some of the best beaches in the state.
Sebastian is another more affordable option, with average rent and low home values. This town offers lots to do for fishing enthusiasts and wildlife lovers.
6. Vero Beach
Vero Beach has many historic buildings and beautiful beaches on the Treasure Coast. This small city is a nice, relaxed place to retire.
7. Deerfield Beach
This city is larger than most of the others on this list, but it's a good option for those interested in South Florida.
8. Ormond Beach
Ormond Beach has average rent and home values. Overall, Ormond Beach is a nice, quiet beach town, but it's a very short drive to Daytona Beach if you're seeking some excitement.
9. Delray Beach
This charming city has average home costs, but very high rental costs. There's plenty of shopping and things to do in and around this city in South Florida.
10. Winter Haven
This city in Central Florida has plenty of golf courses, shops, and lovely lakes for retirees to enjoy. Home values are currently low, and rental values are average.
Do you live in any of these towns? What places in Florida would you like to retire in? Please leave your comments below!