Snellville, GA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Snellville is a small city located 20 miles northeast of Atlanta and 30 miles east of Athens. The area is popular with retirees who are looking for 55+ communities, in fact 38% of the town's population is over the age of 50. Snellville is known for its small town charm and is considered one of the best places to live in Georgia. 

Snellville is a small city located 20 miles northeast of Atlanta and 30 miles east of Athens. The area is popular with retirees who are looking for 55+ communities, in fact 38% of the town's population is over the age of 50. Snellville is known for its small town charm and is considered one of the best places to live in Georgia. 

Cost of Living & Taxes

Snellville's cost of living overall is higher than Georgia average but about the same as the U.S. average. On a 100 point rating where the U.S. is rated 100, Snellville's housing is 92.8 compared to Georgia's low 82.4. The only category where Snellville is higher than the national and state averages is transportation where it rates as 115.8 compared to Georgia's 105.1. 

Snellville sales tax is 6% which includes the 4% state sales tax plus a 2% Gwinnett County tax. The average property tax in Gwinnett County is 1%. Georgia has a state income tax with rates ranging from 1% to 5.75%. Social Security is not taxable but other retirement income is although residents 65 and older can get a maximum deduction of $65,000.  

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

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

Art & performances

  • Grayson Arts & History Center
  • Metal Nature Art Museum

Historical sites and museums

  • Discovering Stone Mountain Museum
  • Gwinnet History Museum
  • Sparky's Machines Auto Museum

Outdoor activities

  • Cedar Lake Golf Club
  • Stone Mountain Golf Club
  • Stone Mountain Park

Other activities

  • Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Annual Snellville Days Festival

Climate

The Snellville area sees about 27 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the month of August. Average winter temperatures range from 35° to 50°. Summer in Snellville is hot with summer temperatures averaging between 71° and 90° with 71% humidity. Average snowfall in Snellville is 1 inch with the highest chance of snow during the month of February.

 

Health Care

The closest hospitals to Snellville are: 

Piedmont Eastside Medical Center is a 310 bed hospital which has been recognized by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care as a Chest Pain Center. They have also received the Gold Seal of Approval for joint replacement care by the Joint Commission and have won patient safety awards from Healthgrades.

Northside Hospital Gwinnett is a 388 bed Level II trauma center and a Level I emergency cardiac care center. They are certified by the Joint Commission for chest pain treatment and as a certified advanced primary stroke center.

Piedmont Rockdale Hospital is a 161 bed hospital which has won awards from the American Heart/American Stroke Association for stroke care excellence. They are also accredited by the American College of Radiology and the American College of Cardiology.


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2 communities near Snellville

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Saddlebrook

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $500ks
  • 130 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2019 - 2023
  • No Reviews

Gladstone Landing

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  • High $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 66 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2019 - 2022
  • No Reviews

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Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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