Aruba : Caribbean

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What Aruba is like for active adults

Aruba is a country on a small island just off the coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea. A popular tourist spot, the island has countless time shares and hotels. A desert island, it has prevailing winds that create trees with branches going in one direction called Divi-Divi trees. Tourists can count on good weather, in fact it is considered outside of the hurricane belt. There are 100,000 residents. According to Wikipedia: "Aruba, along with the Netherlands, Curaçao and Sint Maarten, form the Kingdom of the Netherlands,  The citizens of these countries all share a single nationality: Dutch. Aruba's capital is Oranjestad. Photo of Palm Beach courtesy of Wikipedia and Atilin.

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Facts about ARUBA
  • State: CARIBBEAN
  • Environment: Coastal,
  • City Population: 100,001+
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 61 +
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
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