Jackson, NJ 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

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    Jackson is a quiet township located in Southern New Jersey. The town’s easy access to large neighboring cities allows for its residents to choose the level of activity and lifestyle that they desire. 

    Climate & Geography 

    Parts of Jackson fall within Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area, while there are also several man made lakes, including Success Lake. 

    The summers in Jackson are warm with high temperatures in the mid 80s. Winter temperatures fall into the low 20s. The township can experience an average of 50 inches of rain per year and 20 inches of snow per year. The comfortability index of Jackson is 7.2 

    Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment 

    Jacksonville is home to Howling Woods Farm, Premium Outlets, and Six Flags Great Adventure, which includes a safari and water park. Neighboring townships have plenty to do as well, including breweries, wineries, farms. Furthermore, Jackson is only an hour away from Philadelphia and New York. Public transportation gives residents easy access to Midtown Manhattan, Broadway, and the Shopper’s Loop Route. 

    Cost of Living & Taxes 

    Much like the rest of New Jersey, the cost of living is high compared to the rest of the country, largely due to housing.

    The state of New Jersey assesses taxes including personal income, state corporate income, state sales, and property. However, Social Security benefits and military pensions are not taxed. 

    Health Care

    Bartley HealthCare is based in Jackson and is highly acclaimed for its quality and recognized and awarded for its assisted living, nursing, and rehabilitation services. Other health care options include Hackensack Meridian Health Village and CareOne’s local site. 

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