Active adult community listing service has released its seventh annual list of the 100 Most Popular Active Adult Communities of 2019. compiles its list based on internal data points tied to user behavior and sales leads. These include the community’s unique pageviews between April 2018 and March 2019, the number of times a user has saved a community to their account between January and March 2019, and the number of internal sales leads and home sales initiated through between April 2018 and March 2019.

Florida has by far the largest number of active adult communities in the top 100 at 40, followed by Arizona with 17 and New Jersey with ten. Ocala, Fla. is home to the most top 100 communities at four, followed by Leesburg, Fla., Monroe, N.J., Summerfield, Fla. and Surprise, Ariz., at three. Of Florida’s 40 communities, 16 are in Central Florida, ten are in Central Gulf Coast Florida and nine are in Southeast Florida.

The top ten most popular communities are:

  1. On Top of the World – Ocala, Fla.
  2. Latitude Margaritaville – Daytona Beach, Fla.
  3. Solivita — Kissimmee, Fla.
  4. Sun City Hilton Head — Bluffton, S.C.
  5. The Villages – The Villages, Fla.
  6. Sun City Texas — Georgetown, Tex.
  7. Sun City Center, Fla.
  8. Kings Point – Sun City Center, Fla.
  9. Sun City Grand – Surprise, Ariz.
  10. Pelican Preserve — Fort Myers, Fla.

On Top of the World, developed by a builder of the same name, has risen to first place in’s internal metrics. Its home prices range from less than $100,000 to $400,000, and its residents speak highly of its wide variety of physical activities. Latitude Margaritaville, last year’s No. 1 choice, ranks second this year.

"We help prospective home buyers find the community where they can imagine their every day coming alive—meeting new friends, finding a fulfilling hobby, enjoying amenities, and experiencing an enriched lifestyle," says Todd Warshauer, vice president of sales for "But we also know that decision does not come easy. No matter the interest or requirement, there's an option, and this list of preferred communities is a good place to start."

A full list of the top 100 communities, including price points and resident testimonials, can be found here.