North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida Ranks Third in Nation for Overall Well-Being

Posted: March 16, 2016 | Categories: Communities | News
By Highland Homes

Columbus Landings You'll love living in Bradenton, ranked highly by residents for financial, community, and overall well-being

It’s no surprise to us to hear that the North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida metro area received top rankings from its residents for well being! Owners of Bradenton new homes love living in this region not only for the excellent financial security, but the sense of community and overall physical health thanks to our beautiful beaches and variety of outdoor activities available to enjoy year round.

The State of American Well-Being: 2015 Community Rankings annually weighs 190 U.S. metro areas’ quality of life in five categories to determine the happiest and healthiest places in America. Out of almost 200 different U.S. metros, North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida ranked #3 for Overall Well-Being!

The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index is calculated on a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 represents the lowest possible well-being and 100 represents the highest possible well-being. Scores are based on more than 353,000 Gallup interviews with adults in all 50 states, conducted between January 2, 2014, through December 30, 2015. The Well-Being Index scores for the nation and for each community are composed of metrics within each of the five essential elements of well-being:

- Purpose: liking what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your goals

- Social: having supportive relationships and love in your life

- Financial: managing your economic life to reduce stress and increase security

- Community: liking where you live, feeling safe and having pride in your community

- Physical: having good health and enough energy to get things done daily

It’s not just about the sunshine and sea breezes. The North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida area has the services and amenities to keep residents happy and healthy, resources to help them meet their goals, opportunities for social engagements, a fair cost of living, a sense of community and security, as well as top-notch medical and healthcare service providers.

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Making the move to paradise is easy! We have been building quality new homes in Florida for 20 years and continue to choose the best locations to build new homes, with parks and recreation opportunities, places of worship, medical offices, entertainment and attractions, civic services, fantastic shopping and dining, and educational centers available near our new home communities.

Recently, we began building stylish and affordable new homes in Bradenton at Columbus Landings. This intimate community offers just 10 initial home sites in a Central Bradenton location just two miles south of downtown Bradenton, 1.5 miles west of S. Tamiami Trail, and less than 10 miles from the famed beaches on Anna Maria Island. Homeowners enjoy nearby shopping, dining the Village of the Arts, Bradenton Riverwalk, golf courses, marinas and water activities.

Columbus Landings Living Bradenton new homes by Highland Homes are priced from the $180,000's

Homes at Columbus Landings offer three to four bedrooms with modern open layouts, convenient built-in storage and organization spaces to keep your life stress-free, and porches/lanais for outdoor living enjoyment. These Bradenton new homes are priced from the $180,000’s and quality built by a local and family-owned Florida company, with hundreds of options for you to personalize your home to your unique style and needs.

Visit to learn more about building your own home in Bradenton, and start loving life in the city with the nation’s third highest-ranked well-being.

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