To figure this out, we looked at data from the U.S. News Best Places to Live in the U.S. rankings, including affordability, quality of life and job market.

Miami Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 137 Metro Population: 6,129,858 Median Home Price: $247,112 Average Annual Salary: $52,970

Orlando Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 118 Metro Population: 2,560,260 Median Home Price: $399,846 Average Annual Salary: $48,530

Daytona Beach Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 68 Metro Population: 658,961 Median Home Price: $331,137 Average Annual Salary: $43,100

Lakeland Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 113 Metro Population: 705,735 Median Home Price: $304,274 Average Annual Salary: $45,430

Fort Myers Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 100 Metro Population: 765,570 Median Home Price: $405,336 Average Annual Salary: $47,340

Port St. Lucie Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 78 Metro Population: 481,334 Median Home Price: $233,133 Average Annual Salary: $46,670

Ocala Best Places 2022-2023 Rank: 91 Metro Population: 360,210 Median Home Price: $168,850 Average Annual Salary: $42,050