San Jose, CA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

San Jose is known as the economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley. It is located in the middle of the Santa Clara Valley and on the southern shore of the San Francisco Bay. Retirees enjoy 55+ communities in San Jose because of the sunny weather and the extensive activities that this large city offers.

San Jose is known as the economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley. It is located in the middle of the Santa Clara Valley and on the southern shore of the San Francisco Bay. Retirees enjoy 55+ communities in San Jose because of the sunny weather and the extensive activities that this large city offers.

San Jose Climate & Geography

San Jose has a Mediterranean climate with an average of 300 days of sunshine per year. Summers bring hot and dry weather with temperatures reaching the 90s, while winters are mild with temperatures reaching the 40s. The region receives an average of 15 inches of rain annually, with the surrounding mountains protecting the city from frequent rainfall.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment in San Jose

Active adults enjoy many outdoor activities year-round thanks to the warm weather. The Municipal Rose Garden is a popular destination and has a variety of well-maintained roses with picnic areas throughout and a fountain in the middle. Retirees also enjoy hiking at Mission Peak and Alum Rock Park.

Santana Row offers an assortment of entertainment, including outdoor shopping, dining, and a movie theater. Several museums, art centers, and music venues are located throughout the city. In addition, the SAP Center is home to The Sharks for sports fans to regularly catch hockey games.

San Jose Cost of Living & Taxes

The city has a high cost of living largely because it is located in an affluent county. The average home cost is far above the national average, and the area is known to have the most expensive housing in the country.

California exempts Social Security and most Railroad Retirement benefits from taxation, but fully taxes all other retirement income. Residents over 65 can claim an extra $118 exemption on taxes. Property taxes in the state are below average, but the state sales tax can be high.

Health Care in San Jose

The San Jose metro area scores very well on Gallup’s Well-Being Index, ranking in the top 20 communities across the country.

San Jose boasts six medical centers and hospitals, with four rated high performing by U.S. News. High performing hospitals include Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center, O’Connor Hospital-San Jose, Regional Medical Center of San Jose, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.

 


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The Villages Golf & Country Club - San Jose, CA

The Villages Golf & Country Club

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  • High $400ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 2536 Homes (23 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1967 - 2000
  • 2 reviews

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1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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