The Top 7 States for Manufactured Home Community Living

Manufactured home communities are one of the most popular ways for residents to live in manufactured homes. They offer great amenities, a secure and relaxed lifestyle, and are among the top destinations for retirees and families alike. 

There are seven states* in particular, however, that are abundant with quality manufactured home communities. Is yours on the list?  


Florida’s manufactured home communities are a part of one of the largest markets for communities in the country. With over five thousand mobile home parks for Floridians on MHVillage to choose from, it’s no wonder why families and retirees alike flock to Florida. 

With year-round warm weather, parks brimming with resort-style amenities such as pools and walking trails, and top-of-the-line manufactured homes, Florida is a state that anyone should consider when it comes to finding the perfect manufactured home community. 

In fact, recently a reality TV and social media star chronicled her experience living in a Florida community


On the other side of the country, manufactured home communities in California are also in abundance. Across the Golden State, you’ll find thousands of communities that list on MHVillage that are teeming with quality manufactured homes and desirable amenities. Not to mention that California is another popular state due to its year-round warm weather and proximity to tourist attractions and beautiful natural scenery and beaches. 


If you’re looking for another state that’s prime for retirement communities, look no further than Arizona. There are over a thousand communities in Arizona on MHVillage that are both retirement-focused and All-Ages communities that make the state so popular for community living. 

Between that and the year-round warm weather (noticing a pattern yet?), it’s easy to see why Arizona is one of the country’s most popular states for manufactured home communities.  


If you’re looking for a manufactured home community in Michigan, you really can’t go wrong. Michigan is yet another state with over a thousand communities to choose from on MHVillage, all over the state. And, because Michigan is such a popular state for manufactured home builders and other professionals, that makes the Wolverine State a prime location for homes, communities, and amenities. 

It’s also worth mentioning that Michigan has some of the most beautiful state and national parks out there, with many right next to communities across the state. And of course, we can’t forget about the Great Lakes, four of which directly border Michigan, meaning you have unrivaled access to beaches and resorts no matter where in the state you are.


Sticking to the Midwest for just a moment, we’ll see that Indiana is yet another popular state for over a thousand manufactured home communities. Indiana is so popular thanks to it being one of the most affordable states for manufactured homes in the entire country. Not only that, but Indiana is home to several manufactured housing plants. You can even swing by Elkhart, Indiana and visit the RV/MH Hall of Fame!

That’s a trend you’ll see all across the Midwest and in some Southern states as well, as evidenced by the next state on our list:


Kentucky ranked first in our list for top states with affordable manufactured housing, in addition to being a great state for manufactured home communities. 

And for good reason, too: the state strikes a perfect balance of southern warmness, yet Midwestern politeness that makes it a great destination for retirees, families, and first-time homeowners. 


Pennsylvania is another great state for manufactured housing communities – all 1,500 of them on MHVillage, in fact. Whether you’re looking for a community near the Appalachian trail or closer to the downtown excitement of Philadelphia or Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania offers itself as a diverse state for manufactured homeowners young and old. 
All seven of these states are uniquely great for manufactured home community living in their own ways. If you’re exploring a move to a community in one of these states in the near future, start your community search today with MHVillage.

*Based on MHVillage community listing data.

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