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Best Places To Live In Ocean City, FL

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  • Ocean City, FL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 6,305
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Mary Esther, FL
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.9km away
  • Population: 4,177
89
  • Destin, FL
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 13,312
  • My town of Destin, Florida is an absolutely incredible place to live. The atmosphere of this place is heavenly. With a population of less than 15,000, even when tourists flock here, it still manages to…[read more]
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  • Valparaiso, FL
  • City: 6.5mi / 10.5km away
  • Population: 5,084
  • A great family community nestled between Niceville and Ft Walton Beach, next to Eglin AFB, with 12 parks, lots of public waterfront along scenic bayous. A great school system with a STEMM magnet school,…[read more]
86
  • Cinco Bayou, FL
  • City: 1.2mi / 2.0km away
  • Population: 374
86
  • Miramar Beach, FL
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 7,389
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  • Niceville, FL
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 14,325
  • I see herein negative posts for Niceville...it is clear that hose folks are missing the point. The town does not want to be a "Destin" or tourist trap, our uptown urban anything. If you come from a…[read more]
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  • Navarre, FL
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 33,473
  • Navarre Florida is one of Florida's best-kept secrets. I truly enjoy living in Navarre Florida because of its natural emerald beach environment and easy laid back community. Military and civil service…[read more]
81
  • Shalimar, FL
  • City: 1.5mi / 2.4km away
  • Population: 792
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  • Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • City: 1.3mi / 2.1km away
  • Population: 21,238
  • I’ll keep this brief but living in Fort Walton Beach is simply amazing. I don’t know how Destin could possibly rank where they do because I wouldn’t live there even if the housing were free. Traffic…[read more]
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  • Wright, FL
  • City: 2.1mi / 3.4km away
  • Population: 23,382
  • Most people have never heard of Wright, Florida. The reason being is we are tucked in the far right corner of the panhandle, which means less in the way of tourists and more in the way of the white-sand…[read more]
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  • Eglin AFB, FL
  • City: 3.7mi / 5.9km away
  • Population: 2,114
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  • Navarre Beach, FL
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 837
70
  • Lake Lorraine, FL
  • City: 2.5mi / 4.0km away
  • Population: 7,233
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  • Holley, FL
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 1,642

Listed above are the best places to live in Ocean City, FL for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Ocean City, FL, followed by the best places to live near Ocean City, FL, sorted by Livability Score.

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