Zephyrhills : Florida

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What it's 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 average age - 48 years old.  Photos courtesy of Wikipedia - city park/historic district by Wknight94 and historic Jeffries house by Ebyabe.


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 considers Zephyrhills a hot market and reports the median home value to be $111,600 in mid-2017, up 16% from the previous year.


What is special about Zephyrhills

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


What is not special about Zephyrhills

The terrain is not very interesting in this inland area and the crime rate is above average.


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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

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The crime rate is well above the national average.


Medical facilities

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



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  • Zephyrhills Active Communities
  • State: FL
  • Environment: Rural,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 45-64
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 61 +
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): Less than $100,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: <80 (Very low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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