Davenport, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Davenport is a small, affordable community in Central Florida with a variety of outdoor activities and shopping for retirees. Year round warm weather, as well proximity to larger metropolitan areas, make 55+ communities in Davenport a popular destination for active adults. Besides that, no income tax in Florida and low local housing costs are all attractive qualities for snowbirds.

Davenport is a small, affordable community in Central Florida with a variety of outdoor activities and shopping for retirees. Year round warm weather, as well proximity to larger metropolitan areas, make 55+ communities in Davenport a popular destination for active adults. Besides that, no income tax in Florida and low local housing costs are all attractive qualities for snowbirds.

Climate & Geography

Davenport is located 25 miles inland from the Tampa Bay area and just south of Orlando. Davenport experiences the humid, tropical climate typical of Florida. Therefore summers are hot with increased rain, whereas winters are mild with no snow. Davenport experiences an average of 216 days of sunshine a year.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Davenport has several options for active adults seeking outdoor recreation, including ten golf courses in and around the city. The Northeast Regional Park, offers basketball, tennis, soccer, racquetball, running and hiking trails, a boat ramp, and a lake. Other Davenport hot spots are the Posner Park Shopping Mall, filled with big-name brands, and the True Blue Winery for local wine lovers.

One of Davenport’s biggest draws is its proximity to Orlando. It is a short drive away from Disney Springs, a high-end shopping district, Downtown Winter Park, and of course Disney World and other theme parks.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Florida generally has a higher cost of living than the U.S., However Davenport’s cost of living is below the rest of the state. Housing and health care are below average for Florida, whereas groceries, utilities, and transportation are above the national average.

Florida is a tax-friendly state for retirees because it has no state income tax, meaning Social Security, 401(k)s, IRAs, and all other forms of retirement income are untaxed. There is also no inheritance or estate tax. Property taxes match the national average, and Davenport’s 7 percent sales tax is also typical of Florida. These cost saving measures are great for residents of 55+ communities in Davenport who are on a budget.

Health Care

Davenport is considered part of the Lakeland-Winter Haven Metropolitan area which generally ranks within the top 100 communities in Gallup’s Well-Being Index.

There are no nationally ranked hospitals in Davenport or Lakeland. High performing hospitals within a 25 mile range of Davenport include Osceola Regional Medical Center, Winter Haven Hospital, Health Central Hospital, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, and Lake Wales Medical Center.


Communities Near Davenport
Buy
Rent
loading

Price Range

Rent or Buy

Home Types

Age Restriction

New Construction or Resale

Community Size

Gated

Amenities

Price Range

Bedrooms

Bathrooms

SqFt

3 communities near Davenport

0 Homes for Sale

Del Webb Orlando

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $500ks
  • 937 Homes (36 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2021
  • 14 reviews

High Vista at Ridgewood Lakes

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 623 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1995 - 2005
  • 4 reviews

Want more community information?

Global - Lead Form - Buyer or Renter

*55places does not provide or maintain community HOA information.
By requesting more information, you agree that
55places and its affiliates, partner providers, or

“Real Estate Professionals” includes a network of local real estate agents from trusted brokerages including Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Compass, eXp Realty, Keller Williams, RE/MAX, and more.
real estate professionals
may call, text, or email you about your inquiry, which may be made with automated means (including SMS or text messages). You understand that your consent is not a prerequisite for buying, selling or renting a property. You may revoke your consent at any time by contacting optout@55places.com. Message/data rates may apply. You also agree to 55places.com’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

The Pointe at Siena Ridge

For Rent
  • 163 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

574 More Communities Found in Florida

Not seeing what you are looking for? Check out these nearby communities in Florida.

View More Communities
ad Resort-Style 55+ Living in Florida from the $400s

Resort-Style 55+ Living in Florida from the $400s

Valencia by GL Homes offers spacious floorplans designed for 55+ living, spectacular clubhouses with hundreds of clubs and activities, in sought after locations

View Communities
ad Resort-Style 55+ Living in Florida from the $400s

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
  • |
  • 3 bath
  • |
  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
Call Us: (800) 928-2055

Want to learn more about active adult communities around Davenport, Florida? We can help!...

See in Map List View

View the map to explore communities

Map Image of Davenport
Remove Boundaries ×
Scroll to Top