Grove City, OH 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Nestled in the heart of Central Ohio, Grove City is a suburb of Columbus and offers a welcoming environment for those seeking an ideal 55+ active adult retirement community. With its charming neighborhoods, diverse cultural offerings, and a rich sense of community, Grove City provides a great place to settle down. Other cities in the area offer a variety of nearby amenities and activities. Columbus boasts a mix of urban amenities and historic sites, Dublin is known for its festivals and green spaces, and Westerville offers a small-town feel with charming shops and parks. 

Nestled in the heart of Central Ohio, Grove City is a suburb of Columbus and offers a welcoming environment for those seeking an ideal 55+ active adult retirement community. With its charming neighborhoods, diverse cultural offerings, and a rich sense of community, Grove City provides a great place to settle down. Other cities in the area offer a variety of nearby amenities and activities. Columbus boasts a mix of urban amenities and historic sites, Dublin is known for its festivals and green spaces, and Westerville offers a small-town feel with charming shops and parks. 

For more information about living in Grove City, explore the following local resources:

  • Grove City Official Website - Explore essential information about the city, government services, and community initiatives at City of Grove City.
  • CityScene - Weekly publication with entertainment guide and event calendar for Columbus and surroundings.
  • Grove City Messenger - Local branch of the Columbus Messenger newspaper.

Affordability and Cost of Living 

Grove City, OH, is renowned for its affordable cost of living, making it an attractive choice for those considering retirement in an active adult community. The housing market in Grove City is generally affordable compared to national averages. Home prices are reasonable, allowing retirees to find comfortable and suitable living spaces without breaking the bank. The cost of groceries in Grove City is less than the national average, as are health care costs. Transportation costs can be high due to Ohio's high gas taxes. Utility costs are slightly higher than both state and national averages.

When it comes to overall taxation, Ohio imposes a state sales tax, and property taxes play a significant role in local revenue. Property tax is based on the home's assessed fair market value and the average tax in Franklin County is 1.67 percent of the home's value. Ohio does not have an estate tax, providing estate planning advantages. And while Ohio has a graduated income tax it does not tax Social Security benefits, making it a tax-friendly destination for retirees. Ohio's sales tax is 5.75 percent and localities can add up to 2.25 percent to that. To explore more about Ohio's tax policies and regulations, retirees can visit the Ohio Department of Taxation.

Climate and Geography 

Grove City winters are cold, with average temperatures ranging from 20 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. The area typically sees around 25 inches of snow annually, creating a picturesque winter landscape. Summers bring warmer temperatures, ranging from 65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit, and can be moderately humid, with humidity percentages averaging around 70 percent. Grove City receives an average annual rainfall of approximately 38 inches. While severe weather events like thunderstorms and occasional tornadoes can occur, the city generally enjoys a stable climate. 

Grove City is characterized by lush green spaces, parks, and tree-lined streets, providing a mix of urban conveniences and small town charm. The area's proximity to Ohio state parks and recreational areas enhances the overall quality of life, providing residents with opportunities for outdoor activities and a connection to nature.

Recreation, Shopping, and Entertainment 

From picturesque parks and vibrant cultural events to exceptional shopping and entertainment options, Grove City offers a diverse range of activities to suit various interests.

Golf and Racquet Sports

  • Pinnacle Golf Club in Grove City
  • Gardens at Gantz Farm in Grove City
  • Tennis and pickleball courts at Fryer Park in Grove City
  • Buck Ridge Golf Course in Grove City

Hiking, Biking, and Boating

  • Scioto Grove Metro Park in Grove City
  • Darby Creek Greenway Trail in Grove City
  • Prairie Oaks Metro Park in West Jefferson
  • Alum Creek Greenway Trail in Columbus

Parks and Gardens

  • Fryer Park in Grove City
  • Gantz Park in Grove City
  • Columbus Zoo
  • Scioto Audubon Metro Park in Columbus

Museums and Historical Sites

  • Grove City Museum and Welcome Center in Grove City
  • Ohio History Center in Columbus
  • COSI (Center of Science and Industry) in Columbus
  • German Village in Columbus

Performing Arts

  • Ohio Theatre in Columbus
  • Southern Theatre in Columbus
  • Shadowbox Live in Columbus
  • Lincoln Theatre in Columbus

Shopping

  • The Mall at Tuttle Crossing in Dublin
  • Easton Town Center in Columbus
  • Grove City Premium Outlets in Grove City
  • Polaris Fashion Place in Columbus

Festivals and Fairs

  • Grove City Arts in the Alley
  • Grove City Wine and Arts Festival
  • Ohio State Fair in Columbus
  • Columbus Arts Festival

Health and Wellness 

Grove City is close to major medical centers, ensuring accessibility to top-notch healthcare services. The closest is the Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital, known for its comprehensive healthcare services and state-of-the-art facilities. Grove City also offers various local options for self-care, fitness, and mental well-being. Residents can explore fitness centers, yoga studios, and wellness programs that cater to the diverse needs of active adults, promoting a holistic approach to health. For those interested in better health through nutrition local farmers markets provide fresh and locally grown produce. Grove City Farmers Market is located downtown and open seasonally on Saturdays from March through early September.


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The Courtyards at Beulah Park

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  • Low $500ks
  • 128 Homes
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - 2022
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Sugar Maple Commons

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  • 2300s - 3100s
  • 103 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - Present
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Woodside at Holton Run - Grove City, OH

Woodside at Holton Run

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  • High $200ks - High $300ks
  • 56 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
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