Marietta, GA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Marietta, a northeastern suburb of Atlanta, is a popular city for those looking to retire in Georgia. The sprawling community has plenty of activities for active adults seeking outdoor recreation, from hiking to golf, as well as all the daily amenities in a historic downtown city center. The warm weather with all four seasons and proximity to Atlanta make 55+ communities in Marietta is a sought-after destination for retirees.

Marietta, a northeastern suburb of Atlanta, is a popular city for those looking to retire in Georgia. The sprawling community has plenty of activities for active adults seeking outdoor recreation, from hiking to golf, as well as all the daily amenities in a historic downtown city center. The warm weather with all four seasons and proximity to Atlanta make 55+ communities in Marietta is a sought-after destination for retirees.

Marietta Climate & Geography

A Northern Georgia city, Marietta experiences a mix of humid tropical summers and continental, cooler weather. Nearby mountains and distant water tend to regulate the climate, giving it longer, wetter summers and mild winters with short cold spells. Snowfall and freezes are infrequent, but do occur. Residents can expect over 210 days of sunshine a year.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment In Marietta

Marietta offers all the luxuries of a big city in its quaint downtown area. Marietta Square, otherwise known as Glover Park, is a landscaped city center, completely with restaurants, boutique shops, and the Marietta Museum of History. The square also hosts a Saturday farmers market, live music, holiday celebrations, and the annual Art in the Park festival.

Residents looking for outdoor recreation have several hiking and camping areas, like Kennesaw Mountain and Sope Creek Trail. The city has five public golf courses, as well as several private courses. Residents can also enjoy several local breweries and the Viking Alchemist Meadery.

Marietta Cost of Living & Taxes

Marietta has a higher cost of living than the rest of the U.S. Housing and transportation play a huge factor, as they are both much higher than the national average, whereas groceries, utilities, and health care are all below average.

Georgia is considered a tax-friendly state for retirees. Social Security is not taxed, and pensions and other retirement incomes are only partially taxed. Property taxes are below average, and the state offers several exemptions designed for retirees. Sales tax in Marietta is 6 percent.

Health Care In Marietta

Marietta 55+ communities are part of the Atlanta metropolitan area which scores well in Gallup’s Well-Being Index. Atlanta ranks in the top 60 communities across the country.

Marietta is home to WellStar Kennestone Hospital, which U.S. News ranks as high performing in seven specialities, as well as being the No. 4 hospital in Atlanta and the No. 5 hospital in Georgia. Nearby Atlanta has nationally ranked Emory University Hospital, which is also the No. 1 hospital in Georgia. Other high performing hospitals in Atlanta include Northside Hospital–Atlanta, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, and Piedmont Atlanta Hospital.


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Grove Park - Marietta, GA

Grove Park

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $400ks
  • 120 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2018
  • 2 reviews
Longleaf Battle Park - Marietta GA

Longleaf Battle Park

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - High $600ks
  • 71 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews

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Village Green at East Cobb - Marietta, GA

Village Green at East Cobb

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Low $600ks
  • 69 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2019
  • No Reviews

McGinnis Farm

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Mid $500ks
  • 45 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Barrett Preserve - Marietta, GA

Barrett Preserve

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - High $300ks
  • 41 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2019
  • 1 reviews
Mount Calvary - Marietta, GA

Mount Calvary

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $500ks
  • 41 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Pevensie Preserve - Marietta, GA

Pevensie Preserve

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $400ks
  • 39 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2020 - 2022
  • No Reviews
Courtyards at Camden - Acworth GA

1825 Stilesboro

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Mid $600ks
  • 36 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews

Courtyards at Ebenezer

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $600ks
  • 31 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

East Haven

For Sale
  • High $700ks - Low $900ks
  • 28 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Edenton - Marietta, GA

Edenton

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Mid $600ks
  • 26 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2020
  • No Reviews
Amelia Walk - Marietta GA

Amelia Walk

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - High $500ks
  • 16 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2019 - 2022
  • No Reviews

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