Annapolis, MD 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Annapolis are loving this quaint city on Central Maryland's Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis appeals to retirees for its rich culture and history, as well as access to plenty of outdoor recreation.

Homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Annapolis are loving this quaint city on Central Maryland's Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis appeals to retirees for its rich culture and history, as well as access to plenty of outdoor recreation.

Annapolis Climate & Geography

The climate in Annapolis is humid subtropical, meaning summers are hot and humid, while winters are cool to cold. Proximity to the Chesapeake Bay helps to regulate temperatures in the spring and summer months, as well as preventing extreme lows in the winter. Residents can expect more rainfall and less snowfall than the national averages, and approximately 208 sunny days throughout each year.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment in Annapolis

Active adults who enjoy being outdoors can take advantage of the city's 200 acres of parks. Nearby, Quiet Waters Park is a 340-acre park that provides numerous amenities including water access, paved trails, an ice-skating rink, and a dog beach.

The city hosts several seasonal events, festivals, and parades to celebrate the local culture, as well as dozens of museums, historical sites, and monuments. Annapolis is also well-known for its thriving community theater scene, with two popular venues located in the city's historic district.

The larger cities of Baltimore and Washington D.C. are located less than 30 miles away from Annapolis. Both cities are perfect for day trips or weekend getaways to enjoy even more shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

Annapolis Cost of Living & Taxes

The overall cost of living is higher than the state and national averages. This is primarily due to the extremely high cost of homes and housing. Grocery and utility costs are also slightly above average, although health care and transportation costs are below average.

Maryland is considered moderately tax friendly to retirees. Social Security benefits are exempt from income tax, while IRAs and other retirement savings accounts are fully taxed. Pensions are also taxed, but there is an deduction available for residents who are 65+. Property taxes are close to average, however because of the high cost of homes and housing this can be a significant expense. Maryland does have a homestead tax credit that puts a 10% limit on the annual increase of assessed value. This credit reduces the tax burden by the amount that exceeds 10%. The state sales tax is 6%.

Health Care In Annapolis

The Baltimore metro area, which includes Annapolis 55+ communities, ranks in the top 115 communities on Gallup's Well-Being Index.

There are two highly rated hospitals within 15 miles of Annapolis. Anne Arundel Medical Center is regionally ranked and rated high performing in seven adult procedures and conditions. University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center is regionally ranked and rated high performing in four adult procedures and conditions.


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3 communities near Annapolis

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Heritage Harbour

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1683 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1979 - 2008
  • 4 reviews

Four Seasons at Saint Margaret’s

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $400ks
  • 166 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2011
  • No Reviews

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Element at Mill Creek

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $600ks
  • 140 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - Present
  • No Reviews

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