Destin Named One of the Top 10 Happiest and Healthiest Places to Live on the Beach!
Living on the beach could be good for your health. Not only does seaside living promotes a healthy lifestyle, rest, and relaxation. According to a Gallop-Sharecare’s recent poll of over 337,000 people across the country on overall life satisfaction, 10 of the top 25 happiest and healthiest cities were found on the coast. The survey asked people about their physical and mental wellbeing, so saltwater therapy might be more beneficial than you think. Coastal Living just ranked the Top 10 Healthiest and Happiest Places to Live on the Beach and Destin came in at number ten!
It’s no wonder that Destin made the top ten list. Coastal Living explained that Destin came in at 25 for overall rankings, but in terms of health and happiness, it made the list. In measures of financial stability and social wellness, Destin performed incredibly well.
Destin really is a great place to live. The actual local population is around 13,000, which makes it a relatively small town. There’s a lovely slow pace of living, small-town charm, and friendly people. Since there a lot of military families stationed in the area, the town is used to new people and everyone is relatively good at reaching out and making friends. In addition to friendly people, the area also has good churches, beautiful architecture, and incredible scenery.
In addition to social wellbeing, overall financial stability in Destin also scored high. With a flourishing tourism industry, incredible restaurants, unique local businesses, and more, the median household income in Destin is $68,078.
There’s a lot to love here. With beaches as beautiful as ours, it’s not hard to find something to be happy about here, one of the happiest places to live in the US. If you’re thinking about moving to the area, check out Five Star Properties Real Estate. You can also check out our vacation rentals in the area if you want to see what all the hype is about first.