Avon 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities
3 Communities near Avon
Avon is considered one of the best places to live in Indiana and 55 and older communities are popular in Avon. As a suburb of Indianapolis Avon residents have easy access to major medical centers, popular entertainment, and dining options and all of the other amenities of a large city.
Cost of Living & Taxes
Housing and grocery costs are fairly low in Indiana giving the state an overall lower cost of living than the national average.
Avon sales tax is 7%, groceries, prescription drugs and medical supplies are exempt from sales tax in Indiana. Avon is in Hendricks County where the average property tax is 0.98%. Income tax in Indiana averages 4.95% and may include county or municipal taxes. Social Security is not taxed but retirement income from pensions & retirement accounts are taxable.
Recreation, Culture & Entertainment
There are a variety of leisure options for active adults in the Avon area, including:
Art & performances
- Danville Music Place
Historical sites and museums
- Hendricks County Museum
- Pecar Park Nature Center
- Natural Valley Ranch Horseback Riding
The Avon area sees about 18 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the month of June. Average winter temperatures range from 21° to 33°. Summer in Avon is warm with summer temperatures averaging between 65° and 81° with 82% humidity. Average snowfall in Avon is 6 inches with the highest chance of snow during the month of December.
The closest hospitals to Avon are:
Indiana University Health West Hospital in Avon. Indiana University Health West has 156 beds and is ranked high performing in 2 adult specialties, geriatrics, and pulmonology. U.S. World News & Report also rated them as high performing in 7 other procedures and health conditions.
Hendricks Regional Health in Danville, 5.9 miles from Avon. Hendricks Regional Health is a teaching hospital with 160 beds. They have won multiple awards from Healthgrades and have been named as a top teaching hospital by Leapfrog Group and U.S. News & World Report.
Franciscan Health Mooresville in Mooresville, 11 miles from Avon. U.S. News & Report rates the 80 bed Franciscan Health Mooresville hospital as high performing in treating hip fractures and performing joint replacement surgery.