Port Charlotte, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

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    Port Charlotte is an unincorporated community in Charlotte County, Florida. It has been listed among the ten best places in the U.S. to retire by U.S. News & World Reports. Active adults are able to take advantage of the constant warm weather by visiting the various parks, beaches, and catching an occasional baseball game.

    Climate & Geography

    Port Charlotte has a warm humid subtropical climate. The average annual high temperature is in the mid 80s and the average annual low temperature is in the low 60s. The average annual precipitation is about 50 inches of rainfall. 

    Port Charlotte is located 100 miles south of Tampa and 65 miles north of Naples. The city is an important productive natural preserve of Florida. 

    Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment

    The Cultural Center offers residents frequent recreational, social, and entertainment activities. They offer a theater, educational programs, a cafe, and rooms to accomodate for all types of events. Residents often visit Port Charlotte Beach Park, a quiet secluded beach with a boat ramp, swimming pool, bocci, and tennis courts. Active adults spend their day at the ballpark by visiting Charlotte Stone Crabs, the only minor league baseball team in Charlotte County. Port Charlotte has a good amount of malls, markets, and art galleries. 

    Cost of Living & Taxes

    The median home cost in Port Charlotte is right at the national median. Florida is one of the few states with no income tax. Florida residents ages 65 and older who meet certain income limits can receive an extra homestead exemption equal to the assessed value of property.

    Social Security and other retirement income is not taxed. 

    Health Care

    There are two medical centers and hospitals in Port Charlotte. Fawcett Memorial Hospital is ranked High Performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Bayfront Health Port Charlotte is ranked High Performing in COPD and heart failure. According to a study Gallup conducted, Florida is in the 2nd quintile for well being. 

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