Manorville is a hamlet in Suffolk County, New York just west of the Hamptons on Long Island. Retirees that are looking to settle down in a leisurely location near a major city are sure to appreciate Manorville.
Climate & Geography
Manorville has a humid continental climate, which is characterized by four distinct seasons with summers that are hot and humid, while winters are cold with mixed precipitation. The average annual precipitation is roughly 47 inches of rainfall, 28 inches of snowfall, and residents can expect about 207 sunny days throughout each year.
The hamlet is on the western edge of the Long Island Central Pine Barrens. Since it is in the center of the island it has no direct access to the Atlantic Ocean, but the shore is only 15 minutes away in most directions. The surrounding area is heavily wooded, with some wetlands, and the Peconic River is near the northern border of the hamlet.
Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment
There are numerous parks for active adults to take a stroll and bike ride through. The Rock Hill Golf and Country Club and Pine Hills Golf & Country Club are very popular among golfers in the area. Farmers markets are scattered throughout Manorville.
Manhattan is approximately 70 miles west for resident to take day trips and explore a wider variety of activities in New York City.
Cost of Living & Taxes
The cost of living in the state of New York is about 20 percent higher than the national average, the 6th highest in the country, and Manorville's cost of living is even slightly higher than that. This is because all of the indexes are above average, but specifically the cost of homes and housing are almost double on Long Island because of its highly sought after location.
On the other hand, New York is considered very tax friendly for retirees. Social Security benefits are fully exempt from income tax at the state level, and all other retirement income such as pensions retirement savings accounts are eligible for a $20,000 deductible for residents who are 59+. Public servant pensions however, are fully exempt from state income tax even if they exceed the deductible amount.
There are three highly ranked medical centers and hospitals located within 20 miles of Manorville. They are Long Island Community Hospital, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital. Long Island Community Hospital is ranked high performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure. John T. Mather Memorial Hospital is ranked high performing in three adult specialties, COPD, and heart failure. Stony Brook University Hospital is regionally ranked, nationally ranked in orthopedics, and ranked high performing in four adult procedures/conditions.