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Living a Small town Lifestyle in New Port Richey, Florida

The population in New Port Richey was 15,087 (2013 census).

Where to Retire in New Port Richey and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the area (see link at left) including towns like Tampa, Clearwater, and St. Pete. The median home value in early 2023 was $302,720, according to Zillow.

What Is Special about New Port Richey

It is located on the Florida coast near the dynamic city of Tampa.  Gene Sarazen invented the sand wedge while he lived here.

What Is Not Special about New Port Richey

The crime rate is quite high.

Climate and Physical Environment

New Port Richey is located halfway up Florida's west coast.  The average Jan temp is 60 and the average July temp is in the low 80s.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

New Port Richey has festivals throughout the year; Tampa is nearby.


The crime rate is quite high for such a small town.

Medical Facilities

Community Hospital and Morton Plant North Bay Hospitals serve New Port Richey, as well as the larger ones in Tampa/St.Pete.


Tampa/St. Pete Airport offers great service just about anywhere.

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