Denver Area 55+ Retirement Communities

Denver, Colorado is becoming increasingly popular as one of the best places to retire in Colorado. The affordable prices, desirable climate and abundance of cultural and recreational opportunities hold particular appeal with today's active adult homebuyers. 55+ retirees now have a variety of 55+ communities in Colorado from which to choose.

Denver, Colorado is becoming increasingly popular as one of the best places to retire in Colorado. The affordable prices, desirable climate and abundance of cultural and recreational opportunities hold particular appeal with today's active adult homebuyers. 55+ retirees now have a variety of 55+ communities in Colorado from which to choose.

Denver Area Climate & Geography

Situated in the Colorado Front Range region, Denver is located east of the Rocky Mountains and west of the High Plains. The center of Denver is mostly made up of plains while areas to the north, west, and south are hilly. Denver encompasses a total area of 155 square miles, 1.6 square miles of this is water and 153 square miles is land. Denver earned its nickname the Mile-High City because its elevation is one mile above sea level. There are 78 official neighborhoods that include everything from skyscrapers to late 19th Century developments.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment Near Denver

Active adult communities in Denver are located in an outdoor adventurer's paradise. There are dozens of bike trails, golf courses, ski resorts, and city parks. Even though it's a world-class city you'll find over 4,000 acres of parks that include 300 acres of rivers and trails and 14,000 acres of mountain parks. Some popular parks include City Park, Cheesman Park, Washington Park, Civic Center Park, Confluence Park, Skyline Park, Centennial Flower Gardens, and Sloan's Lake Park.

Denver Area Cost of Living & Taxes

Colorado is one of the fastest growing states in the nation that has had a population growth of over 17% since 2000 with just over 5 million residents. Overall, the cost of living is 8% higher than the national average but the average local taxes are consumer-friendly with an average tax burden of 9.02% while the national tax burden sits higher at 10%. Colorado does not tax Social Security as well as pension income up to $20,000 for retirees under the age of 65 nor the first $24,000 for those aged 65-plus.

Denver Area Health Care

Residents of 55+ communities in Colorado are some of the healthiest in the nation and have the second lowest obesity rate in the nation at 20.4%. Active adult communities in the Denver area are close to many medical centers. There are 33 hospitals, nine of which are top ranking. The University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora is in the highest ranks and Craig Hospital, Porter Adventist Hospital, Medical Center of Aurora, St. Luke's Medical Center, Denver Health Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, and Littleton Adventist Hospital are high-performing as well.

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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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(800) 928-2055

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