Miamisburg is a suburb of Dayton in Southwest Ohio. The city is popular for its historic architecture, museums, and landmarks. Miamisburg’s low housing prices and relaxed lifestyle make it an attractive retirement destination for active adults.
Climate & Geography
The climate in Miamisburg is categorized as humid continental due to its hot summers and cold, dry winters. Summer temperatures can reach the 80s, while winters temperatures fall to the 20s.
Miamisburg is home to several historic sites and historic architecture dating back to the 19th century. The Great Miami River runs through the west side of the city with several parks along the waterfront.
Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment
For outdoor recreation, active adults have plenty of options in Miamisburg. Popular destinations include the prehistoric Miamisburg Mound Park, the Great Miami River Recreational Trail, and the plant preserve at the Cox Arboretum MetroPark.
Popular local spots include The Historic Plaza Theatre, Lucky Star Brewery, and Star City Brewing Company. Residents enjoy name-brand shopping at Dayton Mall, and the lively Austin Landing shopping complex has gourmet restaurants and an upscale movie theater.
Additional cultural events, entertainment, and shopping can be found in nearby Dayton, under a half-hour away.
Cost of Living & Taxes
The cost of living in Miamisburg is lower than the national average because of low housing, health care, and transportation costs.
Ohio exempts Social Security and Railroad Retirement benefits from taxation, but all other forms of retirement income are fully taxed. Retirees over the age of 65 may be eligible to claim a $250 credit. Property taxes in Ohio are higher than average, but retirees over 65 may qualify for an exemption of up to $25,000.
The Dayton metro area ranks in the top 134 communities on Gallup’s Well-Being Index.
Miamisburg has one hospital that is rated high performing by U.S. News: Sycamore Medical Center. Other high performing hospitals within 10 miles include Kettering Medical Center and Atrium Medical Center-Middletown. Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton is nationally ranked.