Florence, AZ 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Florence will enjoy the beautiful Central Arizona weather and a variety things to do. Outdoor recreation options such as hiking and biking are abundant as the area is surrounded by mountains and parks.

Homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Florence will enjoy the beautiful Central Arizona weather and a variety things to do. Outdoor recreation options such as hiking and biking are abundant as the area is surrounded by mountains and parks.

Climate & Geography

Florence residents experience a hot desert climate with hot summers and warm winters. There is an abundance of sunny days and little rainfall throughout the year.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Active adults seeking outdoor recreation have a variety of opportunities in Florence. Some of the most popular hiking destinations include Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and Poston Butte. For those looking for a slower pace the Boyce Thompson Arboretum offers pleasant walking paths. The Florence Aquatic Center provides an escape for those looking to cool down from the desert heat with a lap pool and shade. There are also several golf courses in the area at Poston Butte Golf Club, Golf Club at Oasis, and Three Parks Fairways.

In nearby Phoenix, the South Mountain Park and Preserve is the largest municipal park in the country. The park has numerous trails for horseback riding, hiking, and biking as well as incredible views of the 16,000-acre park at the top of the mountain.

Entertainment options in Florence include the Windmill Winery and Pinal County Historical Museum. Residents can also shop at a number of local boutiques. Additional shopping centers and events can be found in Phoenix.

Cost of Living & Taxes

55+ communities in Florence are popular in part because of the overall cost of living in the area as well as certain tax advantages. Arizona does not tax Social Security benefits. Military and government pensions are eligible for deductions of up to $2,500, but all other forms of retirement income are fully taxed.  Property taxes are lower than average, and there is a 9.2 percent sales tax in Florence.

Health Care

The Phoenix metro area ranks in the top 50 communities on Gallup's Well-Being Index.

There are no hospitals in Florence, but there are several located within 30 miles that are rated high performing by U.S. News. The closest of these include Mercy Gilbert Medical Center and Banner Gateway Medical Center.


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Sun City Anthem at Merrill Ranch

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $700ks
  • 3800 Homes (35 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2006 - Present
  • 7 reviews

Vista Hermosa

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $100ks
  • 103 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1984 - 1985
  • No Reviews

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1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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