Longwood : Florida

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What it's Like to Retire in Longwood

Longwood is a small town of about 13,000 people that is north of Orlando. The town is fairly affluent and near many lakes.   Photo of Bradlee-McIntyre House courtesy of Wikipedia and Ebyabe.
 

Where to Retire in Longwood and Home Prices

There are active communities in the area, which includes Altamonte Springs.
The median price of a home in Longwood has been falling for several years, but started an upward trend in 2013 with home prices reaching $160,00. However by late 2013, the median sale price was about $150,000. (City-data.com).

 

What is special about Longwood

Real estate prices are low.
 

What is not special about Longwood

There is not much going on in Longwood.
 

Who will like retirement in Longwood

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Crime

Crime rate is slightly above average.
 

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Facts about LONGWOOD
  • State: FL
  • Environment: Suburban,Small Town,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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