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Melbourne Beach, Florida

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Emily Brandon, writing for U.S. News & World Report, says, "In the wintertime, you'd expect most of the beaches in Florida to be full of tourists, but Melbourne Beach, Fla., is full of locals."






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Fairy penguins cross the beach on Phillip Island, which is located just a third of a mile offshore from Melbourne.



Melbourne Beach, FL Statistics:


Population: 3,338
Median home value: $425,500
Age 65 or over: 23 percent
Cost of living: 32.2 percent above the U.S. average
Maximum state income tax: none
State sales tax: 6 percent

*Data from U.S. News & World Report article published June 3, 2007



The Other Nine U.S. & World Report Best Retirement Spots:


Boone, North Carolina | Dahlonega, Georgia | Fredericksburg, Texas | Kennebunk, Maine |Natchitoches, Louisiana | Salida, Colorado | Sandpoint, Idaho | Yucca Valley, California | Yuma, Arizona


>>Go to the USN&WR article on Melbourne Beach, FL