A new study was released this week reporting on the ten best and ten worst cities in Florida for retirees to spend their golden years.

By MiamiDiario Newsroom

If you already want to retire, Florida is one of the ideal states to spend the rest of your days, but there are some cities that are better than others to live in.

The personal finance website, WalletHub, released an investigation where he analyzed the 115 largest cities in Florida, and the results indicated that the best location for retirement is Sarasota, asserted foxbusiness.com.

Sarasota. Source: iStock

He was followed in the list as the second best city to live in retirement Tampa, there are different places for retirees to spend their days visiting them like the Florida Aquarium, considered one of the best.

tampa aquarium

WalletHub discovered that Miami is the third best city in Florida to retire. It is also the city with the most museums per capita.

Wynwood Walls. Miami

According to research Boca Raton ranked fourth As it is the best city in Florida to retire, it is also one of the places in this state with the highest adjusted cost of living, and it has the most health care facilities per capita.

Mouth Mouse. Source: iStock

La fifth best city for retirees is Key West, It is the locality with the highest percentage of workers over 65 years of age, it is also one of the places with the highest adjusted cost of living due to the fact that it has many fishing facilities and the most museums per capita.

International Sand Art Competition in Key West

As to worst place for retirees to live according to research is Delton.

Deltona, Lake Gleson.

To determine which were the best and worst cities for retirees to live in, the research compared the quality of life of cities, looking at activities, adjusted cost of living, proportion of the population age 65 and older, violent crime rate, health care facilities per capita, life expectancy, senior centers per capita, and availability of adult volunteer activities

Titusville. Warbird Air Museum

In addition to the personal finance site, WalletHub released other specific findings from the study, such as that the city Titusville has the lowest cost of living in Florida, while Coral Gables and Parkland have the highest cost of living.

The Villages

The study also found that six cities are tied for highest percentage of the population age 65 or older, these are The Villages, North Fort Myers, Estero, Bonita Springs, New Smyrna Beach and Dunedin.

Art Museum in Orlando

Five cities in the Sunshine State have the most museums per capita, These are: Key West, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola and Fort Pierce.


The city of Florida with the lowest property crime rate was Weston, while the two cities with the highest property crime rate were Panama City and Miami Beach.

According to the study the top 10 cities to retire in Florida are:


3. Miami

4. Boca Raton

5.Key West

6. Orlando


8.Fort Myers

9.West Palm Beach


And the 10 worst locations to retire in Florida are:
106.Deerfield Beach


108.Dania Beach

109.Wesley Chapel

110. Coral Springs

111.Palm Bay

112. Navarre

113. Fleming Island

114. The towns

115. Deltona

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