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Retire To Winter Haven, FL
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Winter Haven, 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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Winter Haven, Florida
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Winter Haven, Florida


Winter Haven Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Winter Haven-Lakeland Metro Area blank blank blank 666,149
Winter Haven 24,725 26,487 33,874 38,953



Winter Haven
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2017 .$176,43219.0%
Aug $203,355 . .
Jul $192,201 . .
Jun $154,079 . .
May $146,889 . .
Mar $136,234 . .
Feb $147,657 . .
Jan $153,352 . .
2016 .$148,31112.9%
2015 .$131,30913.5%
2014 .$115,6635.1%
2013 . $110,048 9.7%
2012 . $100,361 6.8%
2011 . $94,005 -14.7%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2017)
. Winter Haven GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $176,432 $425,000
Nearest Big City Orlando na
Home Sales Price in Orlando $245,000 $319,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 58% of Orlando home prices 103%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2017)
. Winter Haven GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $176,432 $425,000
Monthly Rent $1,134 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 10.4 times the annual rent 18.2



Winter Haven
Cost of Living (2017)
77% GPTR 99 City Average
109%



Winter Haven Taxes
(2016-17)
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 6.8% -- 28* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 111 days 22* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Winter Haven Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 433
2015 354
2014 359
2013 239
2012 97
2011 83
2010 114



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