Our Residents

A diverse, affluent, well-educated population with ample leisure time is moving to The Villages – literally by the thousands every year. In addition to setting up new households, these people are establishing all new shopping, dining, entertainment, recreational and media habits – which they are likely to maintain for years to come!

In the pursuit of making retirement dreams come true, The Villages strives to offer everything residents need—just a golf car ride away. The Villages has more than 650 holes of golf on 54 courses, with future courses on the way! We have more than 3,000 resident lifestyle clubs, more than 100 recreation centers, and an average of 2,000 athletes compete in The Villages annual Senior Games.

Our Residents

125,000 Residents


Average Age

62 Years for men

60 Years for women


$93,800 Average

Household income


More than 290,000 Annual

Overnight Visitors

America's Healthiest Hometown®

Recognized as America's Healthiest Hometown®, The Villages also offers residents convenient access to wellness facilities with 8 primary care centers, a specialty care center, The Villages Regional Hospital and the new Center for Advanced Healthcare at Brownwood.

The Villages also is served by a local newspaper, magazine, television and radio stations. The Villages Daily Sun newspaper is the fastest-growing newspaper in the U.S. for more than 10 years, with a 93% penetration and circulation of 60,000.

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Everything is Just a Golf Car Ride Away

The Villages 3 town squares, shopping centers and medical and professional plazas are all connected by 85 miles of continuous golf car paths—with more currently being developed. Businesses inside of The Villages community have the distinct advantage of being golf car accessible, providing convenience and encouraging local shopping.

Internal capture of over 75% of automobile trips and 100% of golf car trips within the boundaries of The Villages community.

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Surrounding Community Consumers

The Villages is a central destination for shopping and entertainment for a wide variety of consumers. Merchants, contractors, healthcare and service providers who open their business in The Villages attract employees to live and work in our area. These professionals and their families, also make up the community. The Villages is a magnet for nearby cities and towns such as Belleview, Wildwood, Leesburg and Ocala.

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