Wickenburg, AZ 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Wickenburg is a small town northeast of Phoenix in Central Arizona. It is popular for its desert landscapes and abundant outdoor recreation, including several hiking trails and a local river preserve. In addition, its rich history, active downtown, and pleasant year-round weather make Wickenburg an attractive retirement destination.

Wickenburg is a small town northeast of Phoenix in Central Arizona. It is popular for its desert landscapes and abundant outdoor recreation, including several hiking trails and a local river preserve. In addition, its rich history, active downtown, and pleasant year-round weather make Wickenburg an attractive retirement destination.

Climate & Geography

Wickenburg is located west of the Tonto National Forest in the Sonoran Desert. The terrain consists of fertile, gentle hills, and the Hassayampa River runs into the city.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

As a former Wild West town, residents enjoy historic sites like the Desert Caballeros Western Museum and the Vulture Gold Mine. Downtown Wickenburg features local eateries, vintage and antique shops, and interesting sculptures.

Active residents who enjoy the outdoors will find themselves with many options for recreational activities. The Hassayampa River Preserve is perfect for birding and hiking, and Vulture Peak Trail offers scenic views of the Sonoran Desert.

Residents can also head to nearby Phoenix for brand-name shopping, gourmet dining, and sporting events.

Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living in Wickenburg is just above average because of high housing and transportation costs.

Arizona does not tax Social Security benefits, but it does tax other forms of retirement income at rates ranging from 2.59 to 4.5 percent. Sales taxes in the state are high, but property taxes are lower than average.

Health Care

The Phoenix metro area ranks in the top 55 communities on Gallup's Well-Being Index.

Wickenburg residents have easy access to health care at the local Wickenburg Community Hospital. Other hospitals that are rated high performing by U.S. News in the surrounding area include Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.


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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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