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Retire To Key West, FL
City Report

Key West, Florida is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.





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Read the city profile and blog posts from local real estate and community experts. See how home prices are trending over the past few years and get the latest homes for sale listings.

The EPA map on page 3 shows superfund cleanups in the area and the interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city.

Links in the data below provide a list of cities similar to Key West in that certain data category. Check back often for home price updates.


Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida


Key West Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Monroe County blank blank blank 73,090
Key West 24,832 25,478 24,649 25,550



Key West
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2014 .$518,97310.9%
Nov $418,000 . .
Oct $536,000 . .
Sep $517,000 . .
Aug $465,000 . .
Jul $560,000 . .
Jun $546,000 . .
May $509,000 . .
Apr $535,000 . .
Mar $420,000 . .
Feb $549,000 . .
Jan $606,000 . .
2013 .$468,10318.4%
2012 .$395,479-10.8%
2011 .$443,2158.6%
2010 . $408,034 -4.5%
2009 . $427,161 -30.3%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2014)
. Key West GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $518,973 $353,000
Nearest Big City Miami na
Home Sales Price in Miami $270,000 $265,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 155% of Miami home prices 133%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2014)
. Key West GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $518,973 $353,000
Monthly Rent $2,132 $1,336
Price/Rent Index 16.3 times the annual rent 17.7



Key West
Cost of Living (2014)
144% GPTR 99 City Average
115%



Key West Taxes
(2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.7% -- 29* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 105 days 25* -- 109 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Key West Building Permits
(single family homes)
Monroe County
2013 1
2012 1
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0



Key West Interactive Maps


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