Ponte Vedra : Florida

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What Ponte Vedra is like for active adults
Ponte Vedra Beach is a very upscale community southeast of Jacksonville. It is known for its beautiful beaches and golf - home to the the PGA Tour, and The Players Championship, which is played at the TPC at Sawgrass. The area is loaded with wealthy celebrity athletes.  Photo of stream courtesy of Wikipedia and Appleinfl.
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Where to Live & Real Estate Values

Home prices are quite high - the median sale price of a home in mid-2013 was $375,000, according to Zillow.com. There are many active communities in the area and its neighboring towns  - see Active Communities link at top right.

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What is special about this retirement community
It is an upscale area famed for its beaches, boating, and golf.  If you want to live near a major golf course and PGA Tour event, this is the place.
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What is not special about this retirement community

Ponte Vedra has a high cost of living and is not a walkable community.

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What kinds of people like retiring here
Ponte Verdra is ideal for wealthy celebrities due to the exclusive golf courses and very high end beach homes offering considerable privacy.
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Local economy is driven by

Finance, business, professional occupations

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Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature in Ponte Vedra is 55 degrees; the average July temperature is 82 degrees.

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Ponte Vedra is a community of golf courses, resorts, shopping and dining.

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Crime

The crime rate in Ponte Vedra is below the national average.

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Medical facilities

Baptist Medical Center and Memorial Hospital are both a few miles away in Jacksonville.

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Transportation

The nearest airport is in Jacksonville about 33 miles away.

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Facts about PONTE VEDRA
  • State: FL
  • Environment: Boating Community,Golf Community,
  • City Population: 25,001-50,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 80,000+
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $300,001-$500,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 121+ (very high)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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