Sewell, NJ 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

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    Sewell is a town located in Southern New Jersey near Philadelphia and east of Wilmington. Close to downtown Philadelphia, there are a number of entertainment options nearby. Sewell is also home to local parks, offering a variety of outdoor recreational activities available to locals.

    Climate & Geography

    Sewell is located south of Philadelphia and east of Wilmington.The town is situated on lower lying land near New Jersey’s Coastal Plain. The Northeast states generally experience all four seasons. When compared to the rest of the country, Sewell receives an average number of sunny days, above average amount of rainfall and lower than average snowfall.

    Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

    Sewell offers locals serene natural areas, including Washington Lake Park. The park features nature trails, fishing, wildlife viewing, and an amphitheater. The park’s amphitheater is a popular destination during the summer months, as they offer live musical performances for the community to enjoy.

    Investors Bank Performing Arts Center is a well known spot in Sewell for those who love listening to music. The auditorium has hosted several well known musicians, Broadway tours, and dance competitions.

    The Sewell area offers residents a number of stores, as well as both local and commercial restaurants, providing all the essentials close to home. For more extensive shopping and entertainment options, downtown Philadelphia is a short drive away from Sewell.

    Cost of Living & Taxes

    The overall cost of living in Sewell is higher than the national average, but lower than the state average. Similarly, the median home cost in Sewell is higher than the national average, and lower than New Jersey’s state average. Sales tax in Sewell is on the lower end of average at 6.63 percent. Property taxes in New Jersey are among the highest in the country.

    Health Care

    Sewell residents will find that there are a number of hospitals in the area. Cooper University Hospital is located in Sewell, and Jefferson Washington Township Hospital is located in nearby Washington. Just a drive away, Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania - Penn Presbyterian and Jefferson Health - Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals - Philadelphia, are ranked No. 2 and No. 3 in Pennsylvania by U.S. News.

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