These areas among most the affordable places to live in Florida, says SmartAsset

Cities in the center of the state and the Panhandle have ranked among the most affordable places to live in Florida.

That’s according to a recent study by fintech company SmartAsset that weighed several factors, including taxes, homeowners’ insurance and home costs relative to the local median income to determine where home ownership costs were lowest.

West Vero ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 15 in the nation on the list of most affordable places to life, with average closing costs totaling…