Florida rated best place to live

Florida is back on top as the most desirable state to live in.

The Harris Poll, released Wednesday, last placed the Sunshine State first in 2001.

For the U.S. adults polled, it’s all about the beach and living on the water. California placed second and Hawaii third, followed by Colorado and New York.

Texas dropped out of the top five this year, coming in at No. 6.

More than a quarter of those who do decide to move to Florida will be retired baby boomers — those born between the mid-1940s and mid-1960s. By 2030, about 26 percent of Floridians will be age 65 or older, up from 17 percent in 2010, according to a study by the University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

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