The Villages, Florida

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Population in 2017: 79,620 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +855.5%
Males: 37,037  (46.5%)
Females: 42,583  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

71.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32162, 34484, 34491.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,863 (it was $42,542 in 2000)
The Villages:

$59,863
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,006 (it was $28,343 in 2000)

The Villages CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $278,500 (it was $135,700 in 2000)
The Villages:

$278,500
FL:

$214,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,456.

March 2019 cost of living index in The Villages: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.1%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in The Villages, FL (2017)
    • 68,66993.9%White alone
    • 1,4241.9%Hispanic
    • 2890.4%Black alone
    • 2560.4%Two or more races
    • 2020.3%Asian alone
    • 650.09%American Indian alone
    • 360.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in The Villages detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in The Villages, Florida as of August 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in The Villages is 2,176 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (17.8%), Italian (12.4%), Irish (11.6%), English (11.2%), American (8.0%), Polish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 5.19 square miles.

Population density: 15,340 people per square mile   (very high).

The Villages, Florida map

4,249 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.5% North America, 1.1% Latin America).

This place:

5.6%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,924 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,589 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southwest Orange, FL (44.7 miles , pop. 105,946).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (73.3 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (810.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lady Lake, FL (1.6 miles ),
Fruitland Park, FL (2.6 miles ),
Wildwood, FL (2.6 miles ),
Belleview, FL (3.2 miles ),
Leesburg, FL (3.2 miles ),
Coleman, FL (3.3 miles ),
Silver Springs Shores, FL (3.4 miles ),
Lisbon, FL (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 28.94 N, Longitude: 81.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 352

Distribution of median household income in The Villages, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in The Villages, FL in 2017
The Villages satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in The Villages, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (14.3%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (20.7%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
Most common occupations in The Villages, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (12.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Art and design workers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)

Average climate in The Villages, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

The Villages-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/2/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the The Villages place center killed 8 people and injured 25 people and caused $114 million in damages.

On 12/31/1975, a category F3 tornado 15.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

The Villages-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 340.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 294.7 miles away from The Villages center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 342.6 miles away from The Villages center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 351.5 miles away from The Villages center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 268.6 miles away from The Villages center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 304.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sumter County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
The Villages topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in The Villages:

  • VILLAGES REGIONAL HOSPITAL, THE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1451 EL CAMINO REAL)
  • FREEDOM POINTE AT THE VILLAGES REHABILITATION AND (1460 EL CAMINO REAL)
  • LAURAL MANOR DIALYSIS CENTER (1950 LAUREL MANOR DRIVE #190)
  • GREYSTONE HOME HEALTHCARE (1950 LAUREL MANOR DR STE 124)
  • RECOVERY HOME CARE SERVICES INC (8564 E CR-466 STE 201)

Amtrak station near The Villages:

  • 7 miles: WILDWOOD (601 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in The Villages:

  • The Salon Professional Academy-The Villages (Full-time enrollment: 232; Location: 11915 CR 103; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thevillagestspa.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to The Villages:

  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 13 miles; Leesburg, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 20 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • College of Central Florida (about 21 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Stetson University (about 42 miles; DeLand, FL; FT enrollment: 2,956)
  • Valencia College (about 43 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 30,467)
  • Seminole State College of Florida (about 43 miles; Sanford, FL; FT enrollment: 14,124)
  • Rollins College (about 45 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 3,085)

Public high school in The Villages:

See full list of schools located in The Villages

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • While the site lists The Villages population at 8300 in 2000, it should be noted that the current population is five times that number in 2004, at about 45,000, and is presently growing at the rate of about 400 per month. added by Jim Speckbrock

Points of interest:

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Churches in The Villages include: Fairway Christian Church (A), Hope Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Grass Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sumter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in The Villages that have no violations reported:

  • CENTRAL SUMTER UTILITY (Population served: 5,109, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

1.8 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
18 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
35 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in The Villages (2011 data):

  • Citizens First Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,353.4 mil, Deposits: $1,165.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Villages Bancorporation, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Villages Of Sumter Branch at 2365 Parr Drive, branch established on 2004/10/25; The Villages Wal-Mart Branch at 4085 Wedgewood Ln, branch established on 2007/01/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: The Villages Branch at 3340 Wedgewood Lane, branch established on 2004/05/14. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Community Bank and Trust of Florida: The Villages Financial Center Branch at 2285 Parr Drive, branch established on 2006/07/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $543.2 mil, Deposits: $475.2 mil, headquarters in Ocala, FL, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Florida Community Bankshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Southern Trace Branch at 2415 Parr Drive, branch established on 2004/06/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Regions Bank: Villages Financial Center Branch at 2385 Parr Drive, branch established on 2006/02/27. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in The Villages:

Marital status in The Villages, FL
  • Never married: 3.2%
  • Now married: 74.6%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in The Villages:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - The Villages
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for The Villages, FL (based on Sumter County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,21866
Mainline Protestant5,76918
Catholic3,8153
Black Protestant96110
Other2372
None71,420-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Here:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Sumter County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Here:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
This county:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sumter County:

9.5%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
The Villages:

59.0%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.7%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.2%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
The Villages:

9.5%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
The Villages:

7.1
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
The Villages:

40.7%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
The Villages:

58.8%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

71.8%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of The Villages, FL Residents

11.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($85,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.40%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($271 average AGI)
Sumter County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lake County, FL  1.01% ($43,342 average AGI)
from Marion County, FL  0.70% ($58,563)
from Orange County, FL  0.23% ($66,333)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lake County, FL  0.96% ($38,498 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  0.77% ($39,970)
to Citrus County, FL  0.18% ($51,802)
Businesses in The Villages, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1JoS. A. Bank1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Barnes & Noble1Olive Garden1
Baskin-Robbins1Outback1
Burger King1Outback Steakhouse1
CVS1Publix Super Markets4
Chick-Fil-A1Red Lobster1
Chico's1Ruby Tuesday1
Circle K2SAS Shoes1
Coldwater Creek1Soma Intimates1
Comfort Suites1Starbucks1
Curves1Steak 'n Shake1
Dennys1Subway3
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
FedEx5T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Target1
Haagen-Dazs1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS9
IHOP1Walgreens3
IZOD1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in The Villages:

  • WVLG (640 AM; 1 kW; WILDWOOD, FL; Owner: SENIOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBQ (1410 AM; 10 kW; LEESBURG, FL)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLBE (790 AM; 5 kW; LEESBURG-EUSTIS, FL; Owner: WLBE 790, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WOCA (1370 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: WESTSHORE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in The Villages:

  • W212BF (90.3 FM; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: CTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMFQ (92.9 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSG (89.5 FM; CEDAR CREEK, FL; Owner: DAYSTAR PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKQ (88.7 FM; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCAST SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WWKO (91.3 FM; BELLEVIEW, FL; Owner: WALKER INFORMATION & ED INSTITUTE INC)
  • WHIJ (88.1 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W244BC (96.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • WNDD (95.5 FM; SILVER SPRINGS, FL; Owner: OCALA B/CASTING CORP., L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around The Villages:

  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCEU (Channel 15; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W61AK (Channel 61; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
The Villages fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of The Villages fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.1mTotal length
  • 25,102Total average daily traffic
  • 1,181Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,375Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 66. The highest number of reported fires - 105 took place in 2014, and the least - 10 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in The Villages, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.7%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in The Villages, FL
    • 49646.7%Structure Fires
    • 38436.2%Outside Fires
    • 13112.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 504.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for The Villages, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in The Villages, FL
  • 54.9%Electricity
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in The Villages, FL
  • 51.3%Utility gas
  • 48.7%Electricity


The Villages compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

The Villages on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 50,000+"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 (34491) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Edwin Burton Hatch (3)
  • Robert L. Burns (2)
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Total of 60 patent applications in 2008-2020.