Money's list of America's best small towns


States
Top 100
Rank City Population
96 Lake Mary 15,100
100 Oviedo 30,800
Other cities
Rank City Population
  Altamonte Springs 40,300
  Atlantic Beach 13,300
  Aventura 29,500
  Bee Ridge 9,200
  Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace 17,300
  Bloomingdale 22,200
  Boca Del Mar 22,800
  Bonita Springs 42,300
  Brandon 100,400
  Cape Canaveral 10,200
  Cape Coral 157,000
  Casselberry 24,800
  Cheval 10,600
  Citrus Park 25,400
  Clearwater 106,600
  Clermont 13,000
  Cocoa Beach 12,000
  Conway 14,600
  Cooper City 29,300
  Coral Springs 126,900
  Cypress Gardens 10,700
  Cypress Lake 13,800
  Davie 90,300
  De Bary 16,500
  Destin 12,700
  Doctor Phillips 10,500
  Doral 22,900
  Dunedin 36,300
  East Lake 34,100
  Estero 19,200
  Fairview Shores 14,100
  Ferry Pass 28,400
  Forest City 13,000
  Fort Lauderdale 183,600
  Fort Walton Beach 19,200
  Fruit Cove 29,900
  Fruitville 13,600
  Gainesville 114,400
  Gifford 9,200
  Goldenrod 12,600
  Gonzalez 12,500
  Greater Carrollwood 34,900
  Greater Northdale 23,000
  Gulf Gate Estates 10,700
  Hamptons at Boca Raton 11,900
  Hialeah 212,200
  Hobe Sound 11,800
  Hollywood 142,500
  Hunters Creek 14,700
  Iona 15,500
  Jacksonville 805,600
  Jensen Beach 14,100
  Jupiter 48,800
  Key Largo 11,900
  Lakeland 92,800
  Lakeland Highlands 14,000
  Lakeside 34,500
  Land O' Lakes 37,700
  Lighthouse Point 11,200
  Longwood 13,600
  Lynn Haven 15,200
  Marathon 9,700
  Miami 409,700
  Minneola 9,000
  Miramar 108,200
  Mount Dora 12,100
  New Smyrna Beach 23,200
  Niceville 12,400
  North Palm Beach 12,200
  Oldsmar 13,500
  Orange Park 9,000
  Orlando 227,900
  Ormond Beach 38,400
  Palm Bay 100,100
  Palm Beach Gardens 48,900
  Palm City 22,900
  Palm Valley 19,800
  Pembroke Pines 146,800
  Pine Castle 9,100
  Pompano Beach 102,700
  Ponte Vedra 27,600
  Port Charlotte 47,900
  Port Salerno 10,500
  Port St. Lucie 151,400
  Punta Gorda 16,600
  Rockledge 24,600
  Royal Palm Beach 30,400
  Safety Harbor 17,200
  Sarasota Springs 14,900
  Satellite Beach 11,800
  Seminole 19,200
  Spring Hill 95,400
  St. Augustine 12,300
  St. Petersburg 246,400
  Stuart 16,000
  Tallahassee 169,000
  Tampa 336,800
  Temple Terrace 22,500
  Titusville 43,900
  Upper Grand Lagoon 12,800
  Vero Beach South 23,600
  Villas 13,000
  Wekiwa Springs 23,000
  Wesley Chapel 19,100
  West Melbourne 15,200
  West Palm Beach 99,400
  Winter Springs 33,000
  Wright 23,100
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