Glendale, AZ 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Glendale is a sought-after destination for individuals interested in 55+ communities, clearly drawn by its sunny Arizona weather and abundant leisure activities. Notably, Glendale boasts charming antique stores and hosts the annual college football Fiesta Bowl at the State Farm Stadium.

Glendale is a sought-after destination for individuals interested in 55+ communities, clearly drawn by its sunny Arizona weather and abundant leisure activities. Notably, Glendale boasts charming antique stores and hosts the annual college football Fiesta Bowl at the State Farm Stadium.

Cost of Living & Taxes

When considering 55+ communities in Glendale, it's essential to assess the cost of living and tax implications. Overall, Glendale's cost of living slightly exceeds both Arizona and national averages. However, healthcare and grocery costs are notably lower than state and national averages.

In terms of taxes, Glendale levies a 9.2% sales tax, inclusive of the state sales tax (5.6x%), a 0.70% Maricopa County tax, and a 2.9% city sales tax. Property tax averages at 0.59% in Maricopa County. Additionally, while Arizona imposes a state income tax ranging from 2.59% to 4.50%, Social Security benefits are exempt, although other retirement incomes may be subject to taxation.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Prospective residents of 55+ communities in Glendale can enjoy a plethora of recreational and cultural activities, including:

Art & Performances

  • Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • West Valley Art Museum

Historical Sites and Museums

  • Arizona Doll and Toy Museum
  • Litchfield Park Historical Society Museum

Outdoor Activities

  • Sterling Grove Golf & Country Club,
  • Tres Rios Wetlands
  • Verrado Golf Club
  • White Tank Mountain Regional Park

Other Activities

  • Desert Diamond Casino
  • Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park

Climate

Glendale receives approximately 8 inches of rainfall annually, mainly in August. Winter temperatures range from 47° to 62°, while summers are characterized by hot temperatures averaging between 83° and 102°, with humidity around 56%.

Health Care

Access to quality healthcare is important for residents of 55+ communities. Glendale is served by three hospitals within a 5-mile radius:

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus: A 270-bed acute care, Level I trauma center, ranked #4 in the Phoenix area and #5 in Arizona. Accredited as a chest pain center by the Society of Cardiovascular Care and as a primary stroke center by the American Heart Association and DNV Healthcare.

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center: A 501-bed general hospital specializing in geriatric care, recipient of the Patience Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades and rated as high performing in the treatment of certain cancers, heart disease, and diabetes by U.S. News & Reports.

Banner Boswell Medical Center: A 501-bed general hospital in Sun City, specializing in geriatric care, also recipient of the Patience Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades and rated as high performing in the treatment of certain cancers, heart disease, and diabetes by U.S. News & Reports.


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Amberlin Arrowhead - Glendale AZ

Amberlin Arrowhead

For Rent
  • $1,650
  • 203 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - Present
  • No Reviews
Mera Westgate - Glendale, AZ

Mera Westgate

For Rent
  • $1,325
  • 189 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • 1 reviews

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Meadow Ranch Community

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  • 2320 SqFt
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