Felton, DE 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

55+ communities in Felton are great for retirees who want a quiet small town environment. Felton’s population in the 2020 census was just 1,500 residents with almost 9% of the residents aged 65 or older. Located in the center of Delaware Felton is about 11 miles southwest of Dover, convenient for shopping, dining, and entertainment. For those who prefer more active entertainment there are several wildlife areas, parks and ocean beaches within 15 miles of town.

55+ communities in Felton are great for retirees who want a quiet small town environment. Felton’s population in the 2020 census was just 1,500 residents with almost 9% of the residents aged 65 or older. Located in the center of Delaware Felton is about 11 miles southwest of Dover, convenient for shopping, dining, and entertainment. For those who prefer more active entertainment there are several wildlife areas, parks and ocean beaches within 15 miles of town.

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.

However, Delaware does have lower taxes which benefit Felton's 55+ community residents. 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.

There is no sales tax in Felton as Delaware is one of four states which do not charge sales tax. The average property tax in Kent County where Felton is located is 0.51%.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

There are a variety of leisure options for active adults in the Felton area, including the Observation Tower at Big Stone Beach, Bennett’s Pier Beach, Killens Pond State Park Nature Center, and Pizzadili Vineyard & Winery

Climate

The Felton area sees about 35 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the month of August. Average winter temperatures range from 29° to 40°. Summer in Felton is hot with summer temperatures averaging between 70° and 84° with 78% humidity. Average snowfall in Felton is 6 inches with the highest chance of snow during the month of January.

Health Care

As a small town residents of 55+ communities in Felton have somewhat limited options for health care. The only nearby hospital to Felton is Bayhealth Kent General Hospital in Dover, which 10 miles from Felton. Bayhealth Kent General Hospital is a 316 bed Level III trauma center with advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center and has received the gold seal of approval from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association.


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Roesville - Felton, DE

Roesville

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  • Low $300ks - High $300ks
  • 470 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2008 - 2014
  • 1 reviews

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1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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