Readington Township, NJ 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Readington Township is a growing township located on the eastern border of Hunterdon and Somerset Counties. Like most of New Jersey costs of living are higher than the national average but Readington Township does have a lower cost of living than some of the other east coast counties. Retirees who are interested in history have several historical sites and museums to peruse. Active adults who prefer more activity have several parks and preserves nearby.

Readington Township is a growing township located on the eastern border of Hunterdon and Somerset Counties. Like most of New Jersey costs of living are higher than the national average but Readington Township does have a lower cost of living than some of the other east coast counties. Retirees who are interested in history have several historical sites and museums to peruse. Active adults who prefer more activity have several parks and preserves nearby.

Climate & Geography

The Readington Township area sees about 24 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the month of July. Average winter temperatures range from 22° to 35° and snow accumulations average 9 inches. Summer in Readington Township is hot with summer temperatures averaging between 64° and 84° with 78% humidity.

The township is bordered on the north by the Lamington River and Rockaway Creek and the Raritan River to the south. Round Valley Reservoir is the second deepest reservoir in the state at sits on the eastern edge of the township.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

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

Historical sites and museums

    • Bouman-Stickney Farmstead historical site
    • Coldbrook School living history museum
    • Taylor’s Mill, 250 year old grist mill
    • Northlandz Railway Museum

Outdoor activities

    • Hunterdon County Arboretum
    • Deer Path Park
    • Cushetunk Mountain Preserve

Other activities

    • Festival of Ballooning

Cost of Living & Taxes

New Jersey cost of living is lower than other east coast states but higher than the nationwide average. 55+ adults enjoy shopping here because of the low sales tax and sales tax exemptions for a variety of items including clothing and groceries. Residents of New Jersey usually spend more on property taxes than other states and property tax varies from county to county. Readington Township is part of Hunterdon County, and their average property tax rate is 2.33%.

Health Care

Readington Township’s closest medical centers include Hunterdon Medical Center, a 178 bed community hospital that has been rated as excellent by the Leapfrog patient safety organization. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, a 355 bed regional medical center and Level III trauma center located in Somerville. St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, a 478 bed teaching hospital that is affiliated with Rutgers University.


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Regency at Readington - Readington Township NJ

Regency at Readington

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - High $700ks
  • 209 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2014 - 2019
  • No Reviews
Four Seasons at Readington - Readington Township, NJ

Four Seasons at Readington

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  • Mid $400ks - Mid $500ks
  • 98 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2002
  • 1 reviews

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Legacy at Readington - Readington Township, NJ

Legacy at Readington

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  • Low $300ks - High $300ks
  • 51 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2010 - 2014
  • No Reviews

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