Lady Lake : Florida


What It Is Like to Retire in Lady Lake

Lady Lake is a small town of about 15,000 in north-central Florida, just above Leesburg. There are many lakes in the area. Lady Lake has one of the highest average ages we have seen - 68. To find out more about this vicinity, see our review of Leesburg.


Where to Retire in Lady Lake and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the Lady Lake and Leesburg area (see link at left). The median home value was $311,472, in mid-2022, according to Zillow.


What Is Special about Lady Lake

Lady Lake is a small town with many golf courses, lakes and parks.  Home prices are lower than the national average.


What Is Not Special about Lady Lake

Lady Lake may be too small for some, without a lot going on.


Who Will Like Retirement in Lady Lake

Retirees who want a small town with lakes, fishing, library, and nearby health care may enjoy it here.  The Villages is only a few miles away and Orlando just an hour away.


Local Economy Is Driven by

Construction, Retail


Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is 59 degrees and July's average is 80 degrees.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are restaurants in Lady Lake and the town does have a library, along with parks and outdoor recreation. It is also home to the Lady Lake Historical Society Museum that provides exhibits of the citrus industry artifacts, a miniature HO gauge railroad photographs, and memorabilla of the town's history.



The crime rate is about half the national average.

Medical Facilities

Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Regional Hospital are nearby.



The nearest airport is in Orlando, about 50 miles away.


Valuable Links

Town of Lady Lake


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