Tamarac Makes Forbes List of 25 Best Suburbs to Retire

Tamarac at Sunset - Photo by Adam Baron

Tamarac at Sunset – Photo by Adam Baron

By: Sharon Aron Baron

The City of Tamarac has once again made Forbes list of the 25 Best Suburbs to retire.

How did they come up with their findings? They chose places that were at least 35 miles or less from a major downtown area and towns with median home values of $333,333 or less. Forbes stated that the average median home price for the places on this list is $222,000.

Tamarac-TwitterAccording to Forbes Tamarac is a “sunny suburb of 63,000 on the edge of the Everglades 13 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale. PROS: Median home price $128,000, cost of living 1% below national average. Mass transit to big city. Good climate, above-average air quality. Decent economy. Local hospital.” The median home price is $128,000 if you want to live in a condo, however, if you want a single family detached home, that’s an average of $236,894 according to City-data.com.

Although Tamarac’s median age has decreased over the years to 47.1, it is still known as a retirement community mainly because of it’s affordable housing and it’s desirable retirement communities around the City.

Here are some of Forbes other Best Suburbs to Retire.

  1. Aiken, South Carolina
  2. Apple Valley, Minnesota
  3. Brentwood, Missouri
  4. Broomfield, Colorado
  5. Cary, North Carolina
  6. Cibolo, Texas
  7. Edmond, Oklahoma
  8. Fitchburg, Wisconsin
  9. Fort Thomas, Kentucky
  10. Fruit Cove, Florida
  11. Henderson, Nevada
  12. La Vista, Nebraska
  13. Leander, Texas.
  14. Madison, Mississippi
  15. Matthews, North Carolina
  16. Munster, Indiana
  17. Montgomery Village, Maryland
  18. Noblesville, Indiana
  19. Oak Grove, Oregon
  20. Overland Park, Kansas
  21. Plano, Texas
  22. Roswell, Georgia
  23. Tamarac, Florida
  24. West Des Moines, Iowa
  25. West Jordan, Utah

About Sharon Aron Baron

Sharon Aron Baron

Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and writer for Tamarac Talk and Coral Springs Talk. Tamarac Talk was created in 2010 to provide News, Views and Entertainment for the residents of Tamarac and to give resident’s a forum. We are not affiliated with the City of Tamarac. That’s why this site can be occasionally opinionated and obviously open.

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