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Jacksonville is a lush shore city located in the county of Duval in Florida. Serviced by a vast elevated rail system, you will never have difficulty getting to the Regency Square Mall for a day of shopping or to any of the great medical centers, like Baptist Medical Center South, for a routine check up. And when you want to enjoy shopping and dining with a wonderful view, the Jacksonville Landing on the Riverwalk is ideal. Independent living in Jacksonville retirement community will allow you to enjoy your time with minimal responsibilities and plenty of freedom.

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Senior housing types near Jacksonville, FL

  • Brookdale Atrium Way

    Brookdale Atrium Way

    9960 Atrium Way, Jacksonville, FL 32225
    (53)
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    Senior Living Never Looked So Good You really can have everything that senior living has to offer. Beautiful setting with that home sweet home feeling: check. An almost endless list of activities designed to bring fulfillment and foster social connections: check. A life of fewer worries that comes...

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  • Starling at San Jose

    Starling at San Jose

    9075 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32257
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    Starling at San Jose is an elegant sanctuary offering unmatched comfort and vitality along the peaceful shores of Goodby’s Creek. Offering resort-style services and personalized care, this state-of-the-art community featuring luxurious amenities in a warm and inspiring environment is the perfect...

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  • Brookdale Southside

    Brookdale Southside

    9601 Southbrook Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (58)
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    Relaxation for Now. Care for Later. With three distinctly different levels of senior living care, our community has something for everybody. Our residents take advantage of independent living, assisted living, and memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia.  At each care level,...

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  • Discovery Village at Deerwood

    Discovery Village at Deerwood

    10520 Validus Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32256
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    Discovery Village at Deerwood is a newly-opened purpose-built, luxury Assisted Living and Memory Care Community located in Jacksonville, FL. Located just South of the St. John's Town Center off Gate Parkway and Burnt Mill Road, Discovery Village at Deerwood is nestled in a tranquil setting of lakes...

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  • Augustine Landing

    Augustine Landing

    10141 Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257
    (39)
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    Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on scenic grounds in a quiet corner of Jacksonville, you'll love our elegant facilities and the convenience of living in the heart of it all. We're just minutes from shopping, healthcare, dining,...

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  • Wyndham Lakes

    Wyndham Lakes

    10660 Old Saint Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257
    (119)
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    Always ready to lend a hand, our team is a caring and compassionate group of individuals committed to providing the best care and service to our residents.' Wyndham Lakes is conveniently located behind Southlake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Our beautiful park-like community sits on 14 acres of...

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  • Camellia at Deerwood

    Camellia at Deerwood

    10061 Sweetwater Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (62)
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    At Camellia at Deerwood, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the convenience of all-inclusive dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests within the community and around Jacksonville area. Our amenities are designed to enhance your day, leaving you...

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  • Westminster Woods On Julington Creek

    Westminster Woods On Julington Creek

    25 State Road 13, Jacksonville, FL 32259
    (6)
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    Nestled on 75-acres of lush, semi-tropical paradise, Westminster Woods on Julington Creek is situated on the shores of Julington Creek, a half-mile wide arm of the St. Johns River. Our community provides the best combination of a private, natural setting with the big-city amenities of nearby...

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  • HarborChase of Mandarin

    HarborChase of Mandarin

    12350 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223
    (1)
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    From our tranquil and relaxing atmosphere to our luxurious apartments with modern amenities—HarborChase of Mandarin provides helpful and convenient services that make life easier and more enjoyable. Residents can enjoy a cafè latte just the way they like it, in our bistro or let our chefs delight...

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  • Cypress Village a CCRC

    Cypress Village a CCRC

    4600 Middleton Park Circle East, Jacksonville, FL 32224
    (30)
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    Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the dishes. At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Jacksonville, Florida, you can. Here you’ll have access to four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing. Plus, you’ll have...

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  • Vila Nova Place

    1350 Eddy Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32250
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  • Anthem Lakes

    Anthem Lakes

    905 Assisi Ln, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
    (4)
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    Anthem Lakes: Why a better choice? Consider the setting and the value of nature for health. Anthem Lakes has 14 acres. A lake and a dock. Three ponds. Mature forest in a park-like setting. Does It Matter? Yes. Extensive research proves the health benefits of nature. Consider this summary statement...

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  • Westminster St. Augustine

    Westminster St. Augustine

    235 Towerview Drive, Saint Augustine, FL 32092
    (6)
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    Welcome to Westminster St. Augustine! Discover Gracious Living A World Apart with the Historic Coast's first choice in retirement communities. Serenely convenient to everything you love about St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Westminster St. Augustine offers a chance to rediscover an inspiring...

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  • Magnolia Manor of St. Marys

    Magnolia Manor of St. Marys

    4695 Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy, Saint Marys, GA 31558
    (3)
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    Historic St. Marys blends the beauty of the waterfront and the charm of a friendly southern town. Nestled on the edge of the Crooked River marshes, Magnolia Manor offers serene independent and assisted living options. St. Marys is a natural haven for retirees - the gateway to Cumberland Island, many...

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  • Magnolia Manor of St. Simons

    Magnolia Manor of St. Simons

    100 Heritage Drive, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
    (14)
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    With scenic St. Simons Island, Georgia as a backgrop of natural beauty, Magnoia Manor offers a continuum of care for many who make our campus their 'home'. 'Home' is a nurturing environment where a resident's needs are met by a loving staff you will come to know as family. For independent residents...

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  • The Atrium at Gainesville

    The Atrium at Gainesville

    2431 Northwest 41st Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
    (13)
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    The Atrium at Gainesville provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in a quiet corner of Gainesville, you'll love the quality of our facilities, the beauty of our grounds and the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping, golf,...

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  • Las Palmas

    Las Palmas

    70 Town Court, Palm Coast, FL 32164
    (26)
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    Las Palmas provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in the beautiful community of Palm Coast and conveniently close to shopping, dining, healthcare and wonderful entertainment. Our all-inclusive month-to-month rent covers: - Private apartment suites - Daily...

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  • Princeton Village of Palm Coast

    Princeton Village of Palm Coast

    100 Magnolia Trace Way, Palm Coast, FL 32164
    (5)
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    Welcome to Benton Village of Palm Coast! Our beautiful community offers seniors aging in place options with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. We are able to customize a care plan for each resident. Our community is decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often...

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  • Ormond In The Pines

    Ormond In The Pines

    101 Clyde Morris Boulevard, Ormond Beach, FL 32174
    (41)
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    Ormond In The Pines provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in a landscape full of beautiful pines just miles from Daytona Beach, we're the destination you've been waiting to come home to. Residents enjoy our proximity to fun shops, fine dining and...

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  • Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle

    Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle

    1801 Southeast 24th Road, Ocala, FL 34471
    (47)
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    Here you can do more of what you love. With independent living, assisted living or memory care all on one campus, our community has care options to meet your changing needs. Here you’ll have the worry-free lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it. Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the...

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  • Marion Woods

    Marion Woods

    1661 Southeast 31st Street, Ocala, FL 34471
    (29)
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    Marion Woods provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Bathed in the warm Florida sun, Marion Woods is an inviting and friendly place to come home to. We're also just a short drive from Gainesville and Orlando. You'll be happy every day with your decision to join our...

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  • Heritage Waterside

    Heritage Waterside

    3704 Cardinal Boulevard, Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118
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    Heritage Waterside is located in the heart of Daytona Beach Shores and on the famous Halifax River. Take a step back in time with our themed 40's lifestyle rooms. We believe in giving you the lifestyle you desire with the care you deserve. Leave your worries behind. Our residents enjoy exceptional...

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  • Seagrass Village of Port Orange (Opening Winter 2019)

    Seagrass Village of Port Orange (Opening Winter 2019)

    3875 Yorktowne Blvd, Port Orange, FL 32129
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    Just around the corner is an experience you will want to share. Captured in your mind's eye like a message on a postcard - we know you will want to write to those you love about your community, because the lifestyle you're experiencing is worth bragging about. What activities will capture your...

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  • Woodland Towers

    Woodland Towers

    113 Chipola Ave, DeLand, FL 32720
    (8)
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    Woodland Towers is an assisted living community located in the heart of central Florida in the quiet town of DeLand. Surrounded on all sides by state parks and crystal blue lakes, life at Woodland Towers feels almost like living in the middle of a huge nature preserve. Warm weather moderated by...

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  • Freedom Pointe at the Villages a CCRC

    Freedom Pointe at the Villages a CCRC

    1475 El Camino Real, Lady Lake, FL 32159
    (17)
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    Freedom Pointe at the Villages provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. Our Brookdale community delivers...

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  • Steeplechase Gracious Retirement

    Steeplechase Gracious Retirement

    12029 County Road 103, Oxford, FL 34484
    (17)
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    We believe that Steeplechase is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Steeplechase, our management teams live on-site, and are available 24...

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  • Atria Lady Lake

    Atria Lady Lake

    930 County Road 466, Lady Lake, FL 32159
    (23)
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    Set on manicured grounds in picturesque Lake County, adjacent to The Villages retirement community, Atria Lady Lake offers a simplified lifestyle with upscale amenities, delightful dining experiences and discreet, 24-hour support. In addition to independent and assisted living options, Atria Lady...

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  • The Carriage House

    The Carriage House

    4680 Bellwether Lane, Oxford, FL 34484
    (16)
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    We believe that The Carriage House is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At The Carriage House, our management teams live on-site, and are...

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  • Atria Orange City

    Atria Orange City

    500 Grand Plaza Dr, Orange City, FL 32763
    (20)
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    Located near Blue Spring State Park in a quiet residential neighborhood, Atria Orange City is a vibrant community designed to help older adults enjoy the benefits of a simplified lifestyle. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two- bedroom apartments, each with a...

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  • The Alliance Community for Retirement Living

    600 South Florida Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720
    (5)
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    The residents at the Alliance Community for Retirement Living are given the chance to have a new beginning in sunny DeLand, Florida. This Christian-based assisted living community will allow residents to enjoy the year-round warm weather, while staying cool beneath the shade of the trees that...

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  • Seagrass Village of Fleming Island (NOW OPEN)

    Seagrass Village of Fleming Island (NOW OPEN)

    1949 E West Pkwy, Fleming Island, FL 32003
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  • Elan Buena Vista

    Elan Buena Vista

    5867 E County Road 466, The Villages, FL 32162
    (17)
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  • The Canopy of Harper Lake

    213 NW Gleason Drive, Lake City, FL 32055
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  • CountrySide Lakes

    941 Village Trl, Port Orange, FL 32127
    (3)
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Jacksonville, Florida

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the ability to live their active lives while ensuring their basic needs are being met. Occupants may use their free time as they see fit while their food is prepared by a professional chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and recreational activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Typically consisting of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but without the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily chores out of the way. While policies vary between locations, many residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are an assortment of expenditures and benefits to consider when determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your plan: internet access, utilities, private phone, field trips, housekeeping, cable TV, move-in fee, and Waiting list deposit. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include private rental hall, laundry service, restaurant-style dining hall, beauty salon & barber shop, healthcare center, golf course, concierge services, and security guards.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, weather and climate are often a major influence in deciding on a care community. Monthly, Jacksonville receives around 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally falls in June with an average of 8 inches during the month. For snowfall, Jacksonville gets an average of 0.10 inches of snow. On average, Jacksonville has a humidity rating of around 72%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in the month of September at around 78%. During the summer, the temperature in Jacksonville is approximately 85°F. The low summer temperature drops to approximately 75°F in June. The summer high is at roughly 93°F in July. In winter months, the average temperature falls to approximately 59°F. The high winter temperature will rise to around 71°F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature gets to about 47 °F during the month of January. Jacksonville has a humid subtropical type of climate. The average air quality index rating in Jacksonville is approximately 45.8. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating is at its max in the month of December at about 53.1. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major factor when deciding which facility is the best fit for your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Jacksonville is around 19.1% of the average person's monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Jacksonville is around $1,042 and the median home value in Jacksonville costs around $146,803. The sales tax in Jacksonville is 6.00%.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical facilities might be a key consideration in selecting the most suitable community. In total, there are 8 hospitals located in Jacksonville which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Jacksonville include Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic, and St Vincent's Medical Center Southside.

Demographics and Values

In terms of non-Christian denominations in Jacksonville, out of the total population 0.6% practice Judaism, 0.7% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.7% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Jacksonville 19.2% are Baptists, 12.6% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 9.5% practice Catholicism. In Jacksonville, 43.8% are nonbelievers. Demographically, Jacksonville is 0.2% Native American, 1.5% other or not specified, 3.3% mixed race, 4.8% Asian, 59.2% white, 31.0% black, 9.1% Hispanic, and 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Jacksonville has a population density of 460 people per square mile. The current population of Jacksonville is growing at a rate of 0.014%. In the previous presidential election, 48.5% voted Republican, 4.4% voted for a third party candidate, and 47.1% voted Democrat in Duval county. In terms of crime, Jacksonville has 36.0 property crimes per 1000 residents and 6.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Of the population of Jacksonville 8.6% have a graduate degree, 28.4% have a high-school diploma, and 27.4% have a college degree. Based on gender, 51.6% are female and 48.4% are male. The median age of Jacksonville is 36 years old. In Jacksonville, 24.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.2% are over the age of 60, 5.2% are over the age of 70, and 3.1% are over the age of 80. In Jacksonville, 12.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Jacksonville is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Jacksonville, 65.6% participate in the labor force, 13.0% do not have health insurance, 13.6% have some form of disability, and 16.4% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of Florida

Florida is ranked 13th in quality of life and 29th in healthcare. There are 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 Florida residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center. Residents of Florida enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 21st in the United States. In terms of resources, Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9, a grocery index rating of 104.0, and a housing index rating of 95.4. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

In Florida, 35% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 15,611 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges. In Florida, 34% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 42. In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 48% of Florida residents voted Democrat and 49% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 11.50 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.54 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60°F. The average high winter temperature is around 79°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66°F in the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Florida is around 75%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of September. On average, Florida has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 47.9 AQI. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Florida

The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of water oak, southern magnolia, a wide variety of palms, and saw palmetto. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the west indian (florida) manatee, the florida panther, the wild turkey, or the wild hog. The state animal of Florida is the florida panther.