Nocatee : Florida

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What it's Like to Retire in Nocatee

Nocatee is a new, master-planned community in northeastern Florida (Ponte Vedra, between Jacksonville and St. Augustine).  About 13,000 homes are planned in at least 8 different communities - some are  for mixed generations, and at least one (Riverwood) is for active adults 55+.  This community combines one million square feet of retail, four million square feet of office and nine public schools in a livable environment. Almost two-thirds of the land will be placed in preservation and protected. The overall developer is the PARC Group, Inc.  The Nocatee Town Center is the central shopping and entertainment hub for the community. Construction for the infrastructure began in 2005 and is continuing.

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Where to Retire in Nocatee and Home Prices

There is a neighborhood for just about anyone in Nocatee. Most of these neighborhoods are being developed by nationally known builders - they  include Austin Parks, Coastal Oaks (Toll Brothers), Riverwood (Del Webb), Tidewater, and Willow Cove (David Weekley). 
Prices range from the $100's to much more, depending on neighborhood.

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What is special about Nocatee

Nocatee has a lot of things going for it. It is a new urban community that is designed to be walkable and livable. The Town Center is convenient and anchored by a large Publix. The Nocatee  Community Park and Splash Water Park provide entertainment and a place to socialize for all ages.
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What is not special about Nocatee

At this point the community is still being built out so there will be some growing pains and waits for certain components of the community.
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Who will like retirement in Nocatee

People looking for a new urban, walkable town to live in might very well like Nocatee.
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Local economy is driven by

Employers in Jacksonville like NAS Jax, CSX, Winn Dixie, Coca Cola, Fidelity National, Tourism, Aviation and Aerospace, Large medical community like Mayo Hospital and the Port of Jacksonville to name a few.

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Climate and Physical Environment

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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Crime

Crime in Nocatee is very low.
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Medical facilities

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Transportation

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Valuable Links

Nocatee Official Site
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What people are saying about Nocatee

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Facts about NOCATEE
  • State: FL
  • Environment: New Urban/Master Planned,
  • 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: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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