Kent Island, MD 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Kent Island is an island within the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. The island offers retirees a laid back lifestyle, featuring various coastal parks that provide locals with an abundance of natural scenery. Moreover, the island is under an hour away from Baltimore, offering residents of 55+ communities in Kent Island access to a big city experience when desired.

Kent Island is an island within the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. The island offers retirees a laid back lifestyle, featuring various coastal parks that provide locals with an abundance of natural scenery. Moreover, the island is under an hour away from Baltimore, offering residents of 55+ communities in Kent Island access to a big city experience when desired.

Climate & Geography

Kent Island has a humid subtropical climate, with warm summers and cold winters. The city receives more rainfall than than the national average and less snowfall.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Active adults living on Kent Island will find that the island offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. On the northern half of the island, Terrapin Beach Park offers activities like hiking, swimming, biking, and birdwatching to visitors. Additionally retirees on the southern part of the island can fish or kayak at Romancoke Pier.

Locals can enjoy visiting the many antique shops on the island, local vineyards, or spending a day at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center to learn more about the area’s history. In addition, downtown Baltimore is less than an hour away from Kent Island, perfect for active adults who enjoy experiencing the city life on occasion.

Cost of Living & Taxes

The overall cost of living on Kent Island is above the state and national average, undoubtedly due to the higher cost of housing on Kent Island.

Sales tax is on the lower end of average, at 6 percent. Income tax in Maryland can range from 2 percent to 5.75 percent, and counties can add additional tax. Moreover property taxes in Maryland are higher than average. However Social Security benefits are not taxed which is a help for Kent Island 55+ community residents on a budget.

Health Care

While there are no hospitals on Kent Island, UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown is located nearby in Queenstown. Johns Hopkins Hospital, located in Baltimore, is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Maryland by U.S. News. Additionally hospital is nationally ranked in 15 specialties, and high performing in seven procedures and conditions. Anne Arundel Medical Center, located in Annapolis, is ranked the No. 4 hospital in the state. The hospital is high performing in seven procedures and conditions as well.


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1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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