St. Augustine, Florida, is known for being a wonderful place to live, from its architecture to its beaches, anyone would want to call this historical city home. Below we decided to list 10 of our favorite areas around town!
10. Route 312 / Mizell Rd
The Route 312 / Mizell Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighbourhood in the United States. It also has above average safety from crime compared to other places in Florida. This makes it a great place to start a family.
9. Tocoi Rd / N Homes Blvd
The Tocoi Rd / N Homes Blvd neighborhood has a high population of military personnel living here, which explains the low crime rates and the overall sense of being protected and cared for.
8. Picolata / Bakersville
The Picolata / Bakersville neighborhood is known for their high number of mobile homes. You’d be hard pressed to find a place with a stronger sense of community than this one. It’s made up of a lot of non-permanent residents, who love it here.
7. Route 1 / Old Moultrie Rd
The Route 1 / Old Moultrie Rd neighborhood is a more expensive place to live, but it places an utmost importance on the quality of life of its residents.
6. Vilano Beach
The Vilano Beach neighbourhood is beautiful, being one of the top retiree spots in the United States, with above average safety from crime. And, to top it all off, there is a high vacancy rate, so there’s a lot of real estate to choose from.
5. Route 1 / Wildwood Dr
The Route 1 / Wildwood Dr neighbourhood is also a great area if you’re considering retirement. There is little to no crime, and with a high population of retired residents, it’s a serene neighbourhood to live in.
4. Casa Cola / Durbin
The Casa Cola / Durbin neighbourhood is home to many married couples and young children because it’s a great place to raise a family. There are many public schools, and residents ensure it remains a safe place to live.
3. Elwood Whites Ford
The Elwood Whites Ford neighbourhood is another family-friendly place to live in St. Augustine. With lots of welcoming and outgoing families and low crime rates, you would be lucky to call this neighborhood home.
2. Dupont Center / Summer Haven
The Dupont Center / Summer Haven neighbourhood is calm and peaceful, putting you at ease and making you feel relaxed. It’s a historic neighborhood and is located right on the water. There are an abundance of families and retirees here.
1. Butler Beach
The Butler Beach neighbourhood is another beautiful coastal setting. It’s a dream place of residence for retirees. It’s quiet, trustworthy, and boasts friendly inhabitants. It’s why Butler Beach is considered one of the safest and most relaxing places to call home in the city of St. Augustine.
Source: Neighborhood Scout