Opportunities are PlentiFL in the Panhandle
This isn’t the Florida you expected – and that’s the point. A mix of cities, including the capital, Tallahassee, and waterfront towns make Northwest Florida a standout from the rest of the state. Seasons are more pronounced across counties, including Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsen, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, Wakulla, and Washington. A healthy blend of manufacturing, aerospace and defense provide job opportunities aplenty, but it’s the quality of life on the Panhandle that will make you feel at home as you stroll the Gulf’s white sandy beaches.
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Affordable Living in Florida’s Panhandle
You already know there’s no state income tax in Florida, but Northwest Florida takes affordability one step further. Houses in Northwest Florida cities like Pensacola and Fort Walton Beach are well below the national average, meaning your hard-earned money goes that much further in Florida without sacrificing a great quality of life. Even the capital city of Tallahassee has favorable rents. Making a big move to a new place doesn’t have to break the bank, and Northwest Florida will help make sure of that.
Paddle and Play in Northwest Florida
Living along the Gulf Coast means sandy beaches, but Northwest Florida offers more than just a chance to sunbathe. Kayaking, paddle boarding, and canoeing along the region’s rivers and bayous will keep things interesting when you need the inevitable break from the beach. Deep-water fishing, swimming, and other activities are all part of the package in Henderson Beach State Park or Big Lagoon State Park among the many other protected areas along the shoreline.
Continued Service in Northwest Florida
Northwest Florida is a hub of military activity and programs that make it an ideal choice for anyone looking to get into the aerospace and defense industry. Pensacola is called the “Cradle of Naval Aviation,” and is home to the National Naval Aviation Museum and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Nearby in Panama City, Tyndall Air Force Base is just another example of how Northwest Florida embraces its military potential. The six military establishments in the region generate more than $9 billion in spending, so why not make part of that your salary once you begin calling Northwest Florida home? Learn more about Florida’s resources for military and veterans.
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