Orange City : Florida

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What it's Like to Retire in Orange City

Orange City is a small town of about 7,000 in central Florida.  Many of its citizens are retired since the median age is about 49.

Photo of manatees in Blue Springs courtesy of Mwanner and Wikipedia.  Photo of the Town Hall courtesy of Ebyabe and Wikipedia.

 

Where to Retire in Orange City and Home Prices

Zillow reports the median home value to be $145,300, in early 2018, which is well below the national average.

 

What is special about Orange City

Orange City is a small town with a lower than average cost of living;  there are many parks, including a dog park;  the town has a weekly farmers market; Programs are offered in both recreation and eduation;  Daytona Beach is just 25 miles away.

 

What is not special about Orange City

Orange City is hot and humid during the summer months; high crime rate; below average in walkability when compared to other towns.

 

Who will like retirement in Orange City

Retirees who want a small town with a low cost of living, not far from a beach.

 

Local economy is driven by

Construction and Retail

 

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is about 55 degrees, while the average July temperature is about 81 degrees.

 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Orange City has several parks and is host to Movies in the Park. The town also has many parades and festivals throughout the year.

 

Crime

The crime rate is very high, especially for a small town - more than double the national average.
 

Medical facilities

Florida Hospital Fish Memorial

 

Transportation

Orange City is served by Votran public transit system; Sanford airport is 17 miles away; Daytona Beach airport is 25 miles away.

 

Valuable Links

Orange City on Wikipedia

Orange City, Florida

 

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