Zephyrhills : Florida


What It Is Like to Retire in Zephyrhills

Zephyrhills is a growing community of over 13,000 people northeast of Tampa and north of Lakeland in central Florida. It is turning out to be popular with retirees as reflected by the median age - 52 years old, with 36% of the population 65 or older. Photo courtesy of Wknight94 and Wikipedia, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/


Where to Retire in Zephyrhills and Home Prices

There are a number of active communities in this part of Central Florida near Zephyrhills (see link to Zephyrhills Active Comm. Directory above). Zillow reports the median home value to be $263,941in late 2022.


What Is Special about Zephyrhills

It is an inexpensive place to find a nice place to retire.


What Is Not Special about Zephyrhills

Summers are very hot and humid and the crime rate is above average.


Who Will Like Retirement in Zephyrhills

Retirees looking for a small town not far from Tampa with a low cost of living may like it here. Zephyrhills has a hospital, library, parks, a municipal airport and transportation.

Local Economy Is Driven by

Health care, retail, manufacturing drive the economy.

Climate and Physical Environment

Zephyrhills in in Central Florida, 25 miles east of Tampa. The average January temp is 60 and the average July temp is 80. The terrain is flat.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are several restaurants and a brewery in Zephyrhills. The town offers a museum, parks, and a tennis center.


The crime rate is well above the national average.


Medical Facilities

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills serves the community, with many more hospitals in Tampa.



Public transportation is provided by Pasco County Public Transportation; Zephyrhills Municipal Airport is a public use airport owned by the city, and is popular with skydivers; the nearest international airport is in Tampa, about 35 miles away.

Valuable Links

The City of Zephyrhills

What people are saying about Zephyrhills

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