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Living a Small town Lifestyle in North Port, Florida

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Where to Retire in North Port and Home Prices

There are any number of active communities in this area. See our Florida Directory above using "Find a Community". The National Association of Realtors reports the median sale price in the broader area to be $515,000 during the 2nd quarter of 2022 in the North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota area, which reflects a 28.8% increase from a year earlier.

What Is Special about North Port

The New York Times named North Port as its #2 pick as a place for an empty nester looking for an affordable place to retire where they can leave the snow behind. Its cost of housing is lower than many other cities in the area. It has a very large and well used Community Center. North Port is the spring training home for the Atlanta Braves. 2 There are 2 adjacent parks: Warm Mineral Springs and Myakka State Forest.

What Is Not Special about North Port

The area is vulnerable to hurricanes.

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is 62 degrees, July's average temperature is 81 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

North Port has an art center, orchestra, and several parks with outdoor activities. It is home to the Little Salt Spring, an archaeological and paleontological site owned by the University of Miami. There is a large new library.


The crime rate is below average.

Medical Facilities

The nearest hospitals are in Port Charlotte and Venice.


The town does offer SCAT bus service; the nearest large airport is Charlotte County Airport 18 miles away, Sarasota's International airport is about 45 miles away.

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