Lakewood, CO 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Lakewood is a city in Jefferson County, Colorado and is the fifth most populous city in the state. Lakewood 55+ community residents enjoy this city for the geography and all the outdoor activities it has to offer.

Lakewood is a city in Jefferson County, Colorado and is the fifth most populous city in the state. Lakewood 55+ community residents enjoy this city for the geography and all the outdoor activities it has to offer.

Climate & Geography

Due to Lakewood's semi-arid climate the he average annual high temperature is in the mid 60s and the average annual low temperature is in the mid 30s. Moreover, the average annual precipitation is roughly 15 inches of rainfall. Lakewood is located approximately 60 miles northwest of Colorado Springs and ten miles from Denver. It lies on the western edge of the Great Plains east of the Southern Rocky Mountains. Green Mountain in the west-central part of the city and the South Platte River and its smaller tributaries flow east through the city.

Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment

Lakewood is a great location for active adults who love the outdoors. Residents enjoy activities at Bear Creek Lake Park, William F. Hayden Green Mountain Park, Crown Hill Park, and Kendrick Lake Park. The Colorado Mills is a shopping center filled with all types of stores and restaurants. Additionally, there are several brewing companies scattered throughout the city. The larger city of Denver is near enough for residents to take a day trip and explore a wider variety of activities.

Cost of Living & Taxes

The median home cost in Lakewood exceeds the national median, however residents of Lakewood 55+ communities enjoy tax benefits. Retirees aged 55 to 64 receive a lower exemption for pension and Social Security benefits, while those aged 65 and older receive a higher exemption. Military retirement benefits also adhere to these regulations

Health Care

There are three highly ranked medical centers and hospitals located within five miles of Lakewood. They are OrthoColorado Hospital, St. Anthony Hospital-Lakewood, and SCL Health Lutheran Medical Center. OrthoColorado Hospital ranks high performing in hip and knee replacements. St. Anthony Hospital-Lakewood is regionally ranked and ranked high performing in three adult procedures and conditions. Additionally SCL Health Lutheran Medical Center is ranked high performing in heart failure as well as hip replacement.

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Solana Lakewood - Lakewood, CO

Solana Lakewood

For Rent
  • 1900s - 2900s
  • 230 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Green Gables Reserve - Lakewood CO

Green Gables Reserve

For Sale
  • Low $700ks - Low $1Ms
  • 165 Homes (3 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews

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The Villas - Lakewood CO

The Villas

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Low $500ks
  • 145 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1968 - 1972
  • No Reviews
Bay Bridge - Lakewood, CO

Bay Bridge

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $300ks
  • 42 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2002
  • No Reviews
The Village at McCoy Jenson - Lakewood, CO

The Village at McCoy Jenson

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - High $800ks
  • 41 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1992 - 1993
  • No Reviews

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