Highlands County Named One of the Least Expensive Places to Live in America

A recent article by Business Insider examined recently released data on personal income and the cost of living from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The article identified the top ten most and least expensive metro areas in America. The Sebring MSA, which covers the entire county, made the top 10 of least expensive places to live in the U.S.


Not only is Highlands County the least expensive place to live, but a study conducted by Site Selection Group found that operating costs in Highlands County are 10 to 15 percent lower than nearby metro areas. Pair these cost savings with our charming downtowns, 113 lakes, 16 golf courses, and close proximity to most of Florida's largest metros, it makes for a pretty great life in Highlands County.


Read the full Business Insider article here. 


Highlands County is located in the center of the Sunshine State of Florida. It is close to Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers and West Palm Beach. It's a great place to to escape the hustle and bustle of metro living while still having quick access to the metros, when need. Catch a glimpse of our enviable quality of life on our lifestyle page. 

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