Sun Spots

Summer 2002 CSANews Issue 43  |  Posted date : Apr 06, 2007.Back to list

  • One in four "migrating retirees" travel to the state of Florida for relief from the cold winter.
  • In the 1960's the 55 and older state population grew by 65%
  • In the 1970's the 55 and older state population grew by 65%
  • In the 1980's the 55 and older state population grew by 29%
  • In the 1990's the 55 and older state population grew by 19%
  • Florida's Governor, Jeb Bush, recently announced the creation of the "Destination Florida Commission" in order to attract more retirees to the sunshine state.

"We are committed to maintaining our first place ranking, and will aggressively sell the advantages of living in Florida to all of our nation's seniors." - Florida's Governor, Jeb Bush