Tallahassee, Florida 

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+6.6% since 2020

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3.4 / 8.0

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Best Places to Live in Tallahassee, Florida

Capital city/College town - Middle of Florida Panhandle, 30 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico and 20 miles from the Georgia border. October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Tallahassee, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Florida
County: Leon County
Metro Area: Tallahassee Metro Area
City: Tallahassee
Zip Codes: 32303, 32304, 32312, 32309, 32301, 32308, 32311, 32305, 32310, 32317, 11 total
Cost of Living: -9.4% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 68 ft above sea level

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Tallahassee, Fl Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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Surrounding countryside
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Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Tallahassee Metro Area

Tallahassee is a Mid-sized mix of several defining elements. It is the state’s capital but bears little resemblance to the coastal cities more aligned with the Florida image. It is a college town, home to the 35,000-student Florida State University and the smaller Florida A&M, but doesn’t come across as a typical college town. It is, both in character and appearance, more of a Southern city than a Florida one – laid back, dignified buildings and grid streets with a canopy of large trees, forests and cotton fields outside of town.


The unemployment rate in Tallahassee is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tallahassee jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Tallahassee's cost of living is 9.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tallahassee's Cost of Living

October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Tallahassee, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Leon county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 63.3% to 35.1%. More Voting Stats

Tallahassee's population is 196,326 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 18.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Tallahassee is Real Estate: $220,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.9%.

Tallahassee public schools spend $10,195 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Tallahassee. More Education

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Housing Market in Tallahassee

It's a good time to buy in Tallahassee. Home Appreciation is up 13.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Tallahassee is $220,100.
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Reviews for Tallahassee   73 Reviews
Tallanasty - 12/7/2020
Tallahassee is backwards. The housing is abundant yet way overpriced. The utility bills are insane with many extra fees-much higher than average. Lots of drunk students... Read More

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Great Place to Raise A Family! - 9/6/2019
I lived in Tallahassee from 1999 to 2002 as a college student at FSU. I was not a fan of the town back then, but now I absolutely love it. I have been living here (for... Read More

It's Ok - 5/1/2018
Like others have said Tallahassee is a college town. I have lived here about three years. This is a good city if you are in college and are working on a degree as there... Read More

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32303, 32304, 32312, 32309, 32301, 32308, 32311, 32305, 32310, 32317, 11 total


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