Central Texas 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

6 Active Adult Communities in Central Texas

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Sun City Texas

Georgetown, TX

Mid $100s–High $600s

7,500 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

Hill Country Retreat

San Antonio, TX

Mid $100s–Mid $300s

2,090 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Heritage Oaks

Georgetown, TX

High $100s–Low $500s

425 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

High $300s–High $500s

300 Homes

No Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Tuscan Village

Lakeway, TX

High $200s–Low $600s

196 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New Homes Only

Oaks at Wildwood

Georgetown, TX

Low $200s–High $200s

86 Homes

55+ Age Restriction


Resale Homes Only


Central Texas offers many retirement opportunities and is known as the “heart of the state.” Central Texas has it all for active adults and retirees. Whether you are looking for a spacious single-family home with world-class amenities or a smaller townhome within a quaint neighborhood, there is something for everyone.

Central Texas is rapidly growing and becoming a popular place for active adults and retirees to call home. With a milder climate and richness of natural beauty there is sure to be something to catch your eye. The rolling hills provide many exciting opportunities for outdoor recreation including hiking, camping, biking, fishing, golf and much more. There are many desirable 55+ active adult communities throughout Central Texas, you’ll feel right at home.

Climate & Geography

Central Texas has a similar climate to Northern Texas but it isn’t as extreme. Active adults enjoy the weather, where summers tend to be hot while the winters are cool. During sunny winters, the daytime temperatures rise to pleasing temperatures, while the nights tend to drop and be cooler. The rivers and lakes throughout the area also help regulate the temperature.

Central Texas is a region that surrounds Austin, it's approximately bordered by Brady to Kerrville and La Grange to Waco. This area is made up of rolling and hilly land. 

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Just like the rest of Texas, Central Texas also takes great pride in its culture and heritage. Many active adults and retirees like this area because it tends to be very liberal especially in Austin. Austin and the surrounding smaller towns have a thriving art, music and theater scene due to its uniqueness and creative people. San Antonio is a little more spread out and offers an exciting lifestyle as well. Many military personnel tend to live in this area.

Active adult residents also love all of the educational opportunities. Some popular colleges and universities include The University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, Baylor University and Texas State University. The Central Texas area has also produced many prominent sports stars, entertainers and political figures.

Central Texas has many historic and popular attractions throughout the area including museums, shopping, outdoor recreation and shopping. Some attractions include the Texas Capital, Alamo Mission, Lyndon B Johnson Presidential Library, George H. W. Bush Presidential Library, Washington-on-the-Brazos, and Lake Austin. 55+ residents love living in Central Texas for its abundance of indoor and outdoor recreational activities.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Central Texas is a popular place to call home and has some of the best-ranked city to live in. Overall, Texas has a cheaper cost of living than US average. Central Texas has a strong economy with Austin having one of the fastest rate of job growth and the second lowest unemployment rate among large metropolitan areas. Residents love that there is also no state income tax. The reasonable prices, fair housing prices and strong culture influences have attracted many 55+ active adults and retirees for years.


Active adult residents love that there are a nearly 100 hospitals and medical facilities throughout this area including University Medical Center Brackenridge, Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Peterson Regional Medical Center, South Texas Medical Center and many more. Due to the rapid growth in Central Texas, it is hard for this area to stay on top of systems needed to support a healthy lifestyle.  However, these areas is working hard to strength and invest more in healthcare. The cost of healthcare is rising but it’s to improve the health and quality of live fore residents of this Central Texas.

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