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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Daytona Beach ranks high on U.S. News lists of best places

The Daytona Beach area received a high ranking from U.S. News and World Report, coming in at #3 in the list of the top 10 best beach towns to retire in. Our area was #1 on the Atlantic side of Florida. The study analyzed the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas and came up with a list of the best beach towns to spend your retirement based on factors such as housing costs, happiness and health care. To view the report, visit

The City of Daytona Beach was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as #4 in the 25 cities people are moving to most in 2019. According to the report, Daytona Beach’s growth from net migration between 2013 and 2017 was nearly 10.5%. “The coastal metro area attracts plenty of tourists to NASCAR races and local beaches, but many of these visitors also appear happy enough to make the place their next hometown.” Check out the report at
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