Glendale, AZ 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Glendale is popular with those looking for 55 plus communities because of the sunny Arizona weather and the many activities that can be found in the area. Glendale is known for its antique stores and for the State Farm Stadium, home to the annual college football Fiesta Bowl.  

Glendale is popular with those looking for 55 plus communities because of the sunny Arizona weather and the many activities that can be found in the area. Glendale is known for its antique stores and for the State Farm Stadium, home to the annual college football Fiesta Bowl.  

 Cost of Living & Taxes

Overall cost of living in Glendale is slightly above average for Arizona and the remainder of the country. Healthcare and grocery costs are lower than average for the state and the country.

 Glendale sales tax is 9.2% which includes the 5.6x% state sales tax plus a 0.70% Maricopa County and 2.9% city sales tax. The average property tax in Maricopa County is 0.59%. Arizona does have a state income tax which ranges from 2.59% to 4.50%, Social Security is not taxable but other retirement income may be taxed.

 Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

There are a variety of leisure options for active adults in the Glendale area, 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

The Glendale area sees about 8 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the month of August. Average winter temperatures range from 47° to 62°. Summer in Glendale is very hot with summer temperatures averaging between 83° and 102° with 56% humidity. 

 Health Care

There are three hospitals within 5 miles of  Glendale:

 Abrazo Arrowhead Campus in Glendale is an acute care, Level I trauma center. The 270 bed hospital is regionally ranked #4 in the Phoenix area and #5 in Arizona. Abrazo Arrowhead Campus has received accreditation 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 in Glendale. Banner Boswell Medical Center is a 501 bed general hospital that specializes in geriatric care. The hospital has received the Patience Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades and is rated by U.S. News & Reports as high performing in the treatment of certain cancers, heart disease, and diabetes.

Banner Boswell Medical Center in Sun City. Banner Boswell Medical Center is a 501 bed general hospital that specializes in geriatric care. The hospital has received the Patience Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades and is rated by U.S. News & Reports as high performing in the treatment of certain cancers, heart disease, and diabetes.


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$369,000

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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