Housing in Sumter County
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Developing to Meet Your Business Needs
As the Sumter business community prospers and expands countywide, residential development has risen to meet the challenging demands of a growing workforce population. New residential communities are in various stages of development throughout the county, providing new homes and hundreds of thousands of square feet of retail and commercial space available for business use. These exciting new communities will offer exceptional housing opportunities for professionals, skilled workers and their families, retirees, or anyone desiring to live in this friendly and beautiful area.
A Plan for Success
Sumter is home to The Villages® development- the fastest growing adult retirement community in the nation. Amazingly, even during the real estate market downturn, this retirement mecca continued to grow at the remarkable rate of almost 300 homes per month. With 12 championship golf courses, 36 executive courses, a low crime rate, and amenities galore we continue to experience the influx of new residents. The Villages® community is now home to more than 116,000 residents with a median annual household income of approximately $92,000. This outstanding population growth has led to retail sales gains of a phenomenal 172 percent. This stylish and well-designed adult community has put Sumter County on the national map, and it spells success for new business ventures planning on calling Sumter home.