Central New Jersey 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

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82 Communities in Central New Jersey, NJ


Rossmoor - Monroe, NJ

Rossmoor Village

Monroe, NJ

Rossmoor Village

Monroe, NJ
  • Below $100k–Low $300s
  • 2,303 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Clearbrook - Monroe, NJ

Clearbrook

Monroe, NJ

Clearbrook

Monroe, NJ
  • Below $100k–Mid $200s
  • 2,026 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Concordia - Monroe, NJ

Concordia

Monroe, NJ

Concordia

Monroe, NJ
  • Below $100k–Low $200s
  • 1,757 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Covered Bridge - Manalapan, NJ

Covered Bridge

Manalapan, NJ

Covered Bridge

Manalapan, NJ
  • Low $100s–Low $200s
  • 1,557 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Canal Walk - Somerset, NJ

Canal Walk

Somerset, NJ

Canal Walk

Somerset, NJ
  • High $300s–Mid $400s
  • 1,200 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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Regency at Monroe, NJ

Regency at Monroe

Monroe, NJ

Regency at Monroe

Monroe, NJ
  • Low $300s–Low $700s
  • 1,200 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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Greenbriar at Whittingham - Monroe, NJ

Greenbriar

Monroe, NJ

Greenbriar

Monroe, NJ
  • Mid $200s–Low $400s
  • 1,000 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Shadow Lake Village - Red Bank, NJ

Shadow Lake Village

Red Bank, NJ

Shadow Lake Village

Red Bank, NJ
  • Low $100s–Mid $300s
  • 952 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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  • Mid $300s–High $500s
  • 946 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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Greenbriar at Marlboro, NJ

Greenbriar at Marlboro

Marlboro, NJ

Greenbriar at Marlboro

Marlboro, NJ
  • High $200s–Low $400s
  • 766 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Somerset Run - Somerset, NJ

Somerset Run

Somerset, NJ

Somerset Run

Somerset, NJ
  • High $200s–Mid $500s
  • 755 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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  • Mid $300s–High $500s
  • 692 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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The Villages - Howell, NJ

The Villages NJ

Howell, NJ

The Villages NJ

Howell, NJ
  • Low $100s–Mid $200s
  • 670 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Whittingham - Monroe, NJ

Whittingham

Monroe, NJ

Whittingham

Monroe, NJ
  • Low $100s–Mid $200s
  • 600 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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The Ponds - Monroe, NJ

The Ponds

Monroe, NJ

The Ponds

Monroe, NJ
  • Mid $100s–Low $300s
  • 575 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Village Grande at Bear Creek - West Windsor, NJ

Village Grande at Bear Creek

West Windsor, NJ

Village Grande at Bear Creek

West Windsor, NJ
  • High $200s–High $300s
  • 540 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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  • Low $400s–Low $600s
  • 483 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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Surrey Downs - Freehold, NJ

Surrey Downs

Freehold, NJ

Surrey Downs

Freehold, NJ
  • Mid $100s–Mid $200s
  • 443 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Evergreen at Hamilton - Hamilton Township, NJ

Evergreen at Hamilton

Hamilton Township, NJ

Evergreen at Hamilton

Hamilton Township, NJ
  • Low $200s–High $200s
  • 416 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Four Seasons at Wall, NJ

Four Seasons at Wall

Wall Township, NJ

Four Seasons at Wall

Wall Township, NJ
  • High $500s–Low $700s
  • 400 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Encore Monroe - Monroe, NJ

Encore Monroe

Monroe, NJ

Encore Monroe

Monroe, NJ
  • High $200s–Mid $400s
  • 394 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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  • Low $300s–Mid $400s
  • 387 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Riviera at East Windsor, NJ

Riviera at East Windsor

East Windsor, NJ

Riviera at East Windsor

East Windsor, NJ
  • Mid $300s–Mid $400s
  • 375 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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The Club at East Brunswick, NJ

The Club at East Brunswick

East Brunswick, NJ

The Club at East Brunswick

East Brunswick, NJ
  • Low $100s–Mid $200s
  • 368 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Shady Oaks - Red Bank, NJ

Shady Oaks

Red Bank, NJ

Shady Oaks

Red Bank, NJ
  • Mid $100s–Mid $200s
  • 366 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Overview

With great active adult communities, the Central New Jersey area is obviously a big draw for retirees. Its prime location near several major urban areas and scenic beauty makes the area a great choice for active adults who want to enjoy all four seasons.

Central New Jersey's Monmouth County also contains numerous age-restricted communities. Though this lovely county is found in the central part of the state, it is also known as the gateway to the Jersey Shore. The county's prime location provides easy access to New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey's coastal shores.

Climate & Geography

Central New Jersey runs from New York Harbor and the Lower Hudson River to the Delaware River in the Trenton area. This area includes Monmouth County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Somerset County and Hunterdon County. Most of the land in Central New Jersey is flat and has a humid subtropical climate. Active adult residents enjoy the hot, humid summers and generally snowy winters.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Active adults who value New Jersey's rich history may prefer a home in Somerset County. Encompassing 305 miles, this historic county features a diverse population and varied landscape. Somerset County was established on May 22, 1688, making it one of the country's oldest counties. This area contains both large and small communities.

Central New Jersey's Mercer County also appeals to active adult residents. As the capital county, the Mercer area has many exciting features. It is centrally located between New York City and Philadelphia, it is easily accessible by the New Jersey Turnpike and its recreations include public golf courses and live performances at the Sun National Bank Center.

Popular attractions in this area include Six Flags Great Adventures, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Park Racetrack, and Freehold Raceway. Major music and theater venues include PMBC Banks Arts Center, Trenton War Memorial, McCarter Theater, Count Basie Theater and the George Street Playhouse. Central New Jersey also has many notable colleges and universities including Monmouth University, Rutgers University, Princeton University, Rider University, The College of New Jersey and Thomas Edison State College.

Whether choosing a home in Middlesex, Monmouth, Hunterdon, Somerset or Mercer County, active adults are sure to enjoy one of the beautiful, amenity-rich communities in Central New Jersey.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Central New Jersey has some of the highest-ranking counties for highest income in the United States. Active adults and retirees love the low sales tax and many tax exemptions that are offered within the state. Overall, the cost of living is higher than the nationwide average but tends to be lower than many of the surrounding states.

Healthcare

Central New Jersey is home to top-notch medical facilities including Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Saint Peter s University Hospital, John F. Kennedy Medical Center, Raritan Bay Medical Center, and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. New Brunswick is also known as the Healthcare City due to the multiple medical facilities in the area. Active adults residents live at ease knowing that great healthcare is readily accessible.

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