The 5 Best Zip Codes To Live In Florida Are Mostly In One County
Looking for a new place to live is never easy. Is the neighborhood safe? Are homes reasonably priced? What areas are best and why? Well, if this is you, we’ve got you covered with the best zip codes to live in Florida.
Information like job quality, housing market, public schools, and local amenities were all taken into consideration when building this list. Here are the top 10 best zip codes to live in in Florida thanks to the data from Niche.com.
3 of the top 5 spots are all within Hillsborough county. Tampa claims spots 2 (33606) and 3 (33609) with Palma Ceia (33629), a neighborhood in Tampa, claiming spot 4. Not only are 3 of the top 5 spots within Tampa, but Westchase (33626) also ranks number 7 on the list giving Tampa 4 of the top 10 zip codes in Florida. There’s no doubt the new developments, attractions, and weather are some of the top reasons why Florida has seen such huge growth over the past few years.
2023 Top 10 ZIP Codes to Live in Florida
- 32605 (Alachua County – Gainesville)
- 33606 (Hillsborough County – Tampa)
- 33609 (Hillsborough County – Tampa)
- 33629 (Hillsborough County – Palma Ceia)
- 32803 (Orange County – Orlando)
- 33431 (Palm Beach County – Boca Raton)
- 33626 (Hillsborough – Westchase)
- 33146 (Miami Dade County – Miami/Coral Gables)
- 33131 (Miami Dade County – Miami)
- 32814 (Orange County – Orlando)
If you’re looking for affordability, the top zip code to live in Florida which is 32605, is in Gainesville and actually has a pretty affordable average home price. At $301,438 the cost of owning a home is nearly HALF of the number 3 spot on the list in zip code 33609 (Tampa) with an average home price being $604,951 (according to Zillow). You obviously sacrifice things like the beach and downtown Tampa, but is it worth it for that price difference? We can’t decide that for you, but if you have a specific budget you may want to take this into consideration.
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