Bridgeville 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

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Bridgeville is a small town in Sussex County which is in southwestern Delaware. Bridgeville is a great place for active adults who enjoy small town living yet want to be within an easy drive of state forests, wildlife refuges and less than an hour drive from the beach. The 2020 census showed a population of 2,568 with just over 35% of the population being over the age of 45.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Delaware cost of living is above the national average in both housing which almost 8 points more than average and grocery costs which are 14 points above average.

There is no sales tax in Bridgeville as Delaware is one of four states which do not charge sales tax. Bridgeville is in Sussex County where the average property tax is 0.34%. Depending on income level Delaware state income tax rates range from 2.2% to 6.6%. Social Security is not taxed, and Delaware has a $12,500 exclusion for pensions and other retirement income for residents over the age of 60.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

There are a variety of leisure options for active adults in the Bridgeville area, including:

Historical sites and museums

    • Bridgeville Historical Society
    • Seaford Museum

Outdoor activities

    • Heritage Shores Golf
    • Hooper’s Landing Golf Course
    • Redden State Forest

Other activities

    • Middleford Speedway


The Bridgeville area sees about 8 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the months of July and August. Average winter temperatures range from 29° to 42°. Summer in Bridgeville is hot with summer temperatures averaging between 70° and 84° with 79% humidity. Average snowfall in Bridgeville is just one inch with the highest chance of snow during the month of January.

Health Care

The closest hospitals to Bridgeville are:

TidalHealth Nanticoke in Seaford is 6.6 miles from Bridgeville. TidalHeath Nanticoke is a 99 bed Level III trauma center. Their cardiac rehabilitation program is nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and they have received a Quality Achievement award from the American Heart/American Stroke Association.

Beebe Healthcare Lewes in Lewes, 24.7 miles from Bridgeville. Beebe Healthcare Lewes is a 210 bed Level III trauma center which has received an award for Cardiovascular Quality and Excellence by the American Heart Association as well has high achievement recognition by Healthgrades.

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