Take a guess. My guess would be a city in the Tampa Bay area.
We know rents are super high in the Tampa Bay area so I would assume that one of our bay area cities earned the top spot…but no! The fastest growing city in Florida is…Drum roll please…
The Villages metro area’s population grew by 48.8% between 2010 and 2020. In 2020, they tallied 139,018 residents. Florida’s overall population grew 15.6% during that time.
The factors that usually drive economic growth are high incomes. The median household income in the Villages metro area is $60,287. The median income in Florida is $59,227.
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These are just a few headlines out of the ones MJ talks about. Fester found the online newsletter at The Villages News.