Oceanside, CA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

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    Oceanside is one of the largest cities in the San Diego County. Close to the Pacific Ocean, residents spend time in museums, appreciating the local art scene, and relaxing in the local beaches. The city also has access to two other large California cities broadening the choices of entertainment for Oceanside residents. 

    Climate & Geography

    Oceanside has winter temperatures falling to the mid 40s in the winter and going up to the mid 70s in the summer. Its seaside location keeps this city cool with comfortable temperatures, yet most of the city is made up of land with almost a square mile of water. 

    Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment

    The city’s location between San Diego and Los Angeles, builds an emerging art culture while the city’s proximity to the Pacific Ocean simultaneously creates a beach town culture. 

    The city hosts many food, and music festivals year-round. Top attractions in Oceanside include historical architecture like Mission San Luis Rey, Beachfront attractions like Oceanside Pier and Harbor beach, markets, museums like Oceanside Museum of Art and California Surf Museum.

    Cost of Living & Taxes

    Similar to the rest of California, Oceanside has a high cost of living. Home prices are steep and aside from health care costs, Oceanside has indexes higher than other places in the country. 

    Taxes in California include property, sales, county, income, and inheritance and estate taxes. Furthermore, California residents are given an option of giving contributions to statewide nonprofit programs. 

    Health Care

    Oceanside residents have various options for health care facilities ranging from hospitals to local clinics. Innovative health centers such as The Tri City Medical Center who are recognized for their leadership in surgical technology. Other clinics serving the community include Cripps Health, North County Health Services, and Graybill Medical Group.  

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