Schwenksville, PA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Schwenksville is a very small borough located on the banks of Perkiomen Creek. The borough’s total population is just 1,296 making it ideal for retirees who enjoy intimate small town living. Active adults will enjoy the area hiking trails and golf courses while music lovers can look forward to the nearby Philadelphia Fold Festival held every August.

Schwenksville is a very small borough located on the banks of Perkiomen Creek. The borough’s total population is just 1,296 making it ideal for retirees who enjoy intimate small town living. Active adults will enjoy the area hiking trails and golf courses while music lovers can look forward to the nearby Philadelphia Fold Festival held every August.

Climate

Schwenksville is in a humid subtropical climate zone with hot humid summers and cool winters. The area sees about 15 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the month of July. Average winter temperatures range from 23° to 35° and snow accumulations average 5 inches. Summer in Schwenksville is hot with summer temperatures averaging between 65° and 85° with 76% humidity.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

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

Art & performances

    • The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art

Historical sites and museums

    • Pennypacker Mills
    • The Hentry Antes Plantation

Outdoor activities

    • Perkiomen Trail
    • Rolling Turf Golf Course
    • Evansburg State Park
    • Lederach Golf Course

Other activities

    • Goschenhoppen Folk Festival

Cost of Living & Taxes

Pennsylvania is tax-friendly toward retirees as they do not tax retirement income including pensions, social security, 401Ks, or IRAs. For those still working, the income tax rate is a flat 3.07 percent. Property taxes in Pennsylvania are higher than the national average but do vary by county. Seniors 65+ are eligible to a rebate on property taxes if they meet income requirements. The sales tax in Pennsylvania is 6% with a 1% local tax for purchases in Allegheny County and a 2% added tax for purchases in Philadelphia.

Schwenksville’s cost of living is 9% higher than the national average, primarily due to grocery costs. Property taxes in Schwenksville average 1.56% of a property’s assessed fair market value.

Health Care

Medical centers in the Schwenksville area include:

Physicians Care Surgical Hospital, a small 12 bed hospital that provides individualized care in orthopedic surgery, general surgery, and other specialty areas. U.S. News & World Report ranks them as high performing in hip replacement surgeries.

Pottstown Hospital, a 219 bed hospital which has been nationally recognized for COPD treatment, kidney failure care, and emergency care. The hospital is accredited by the American College of Surgeons, American College of Radiology, and is a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center.

Doylestown Health, a 271 bed hospital that is ranked as one of the best hospitals in Pennsylvania and has received awards in patient safety, and cardiac care.


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Meadow Glen at Skippack

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  • Low $600ks - Mid $600ks
  • 255 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2010
  • No Reviews

The Colony at Skippack

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  • High $400ks - Mid $600ks
  • 81 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2003
  • 1 reviews

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Creekwood Village

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  • Mid $100ks - Low $200ks
  • 80 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2003
  • 1 reviews

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