Rhode Island 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Rhode Island provides an inviting environment for those seeking an active and culturally rich active adult retirement lifestyle. The state's small size ensures easy access to its picturesque coastline and beaches, ideal for leisurely walks and scenic views. Rhode Island also boasts a rich cultural scene with historic sites, art galleries, and a vibrant culinary scene featuring fresh seafood. 

Rhode Island provides an inviting environment for those seeking an active and culturally rich active adult retirement lifestyle. The state's small size ensures easy access to its picturesque coastline and beaches, ideal for leisurely walks and scenic views. Rhode Island also boasts a rich cultural scene with historic sites, art galleries, and a vibrant culinary scene featuring fresh seafood. 

Rhode Island Climate & Geography

Residents of Rhode Island enjoy a humid continental climate with warm, rainy summers and cold snowy winters. The average yearly temperature ranges from low 80s in the summer to the low 20s in the winter. Rhode Island's precipitation is slightly above the national average with 47 inches of rain per year and 34 inches of snow. With four distinct seasons active adults living in Rhode Island active adult communities will enjoy beautiful weather and scenery all year.

The smallest of all the 50 United States, Rhode Island is bordered by Connecticut to the west, Massachusetts to the north and east, and shares a water boundary with New York s Long Island to the southwest. The state is mostly flat with the highest elevation being 812 feet at Jerimoth Hill. Rhode Island also features many ocean front beaches and over 30 Islands in Narragansett Bay. The state's capital city is Providence and many active adult communities in the state are located in this area.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment In Rhode Island

Rhode Island is a state rich with history and culture. It was the first of the thirteen original colonies to break away from British rule and was also the last to ratify the United States Constitution. Some of the more notable landmarks in Rhode Island include the Block Island South East Lighthouse in New Shoreham, the John Brown House in Providence, and Fort Adams in Newport.

Providence is the largest city in Rhode Island and this is where active adults will find most of Rhode Island s 55+ communities. Founded in 1636, Providence is the oldest city in the United States. Active adults seeking continuing education can find many programs here to suit their interests including Brown University, Providence College, Johnson & Wales University and Rhode Island School of Design. Providence is also known for its strong performing arts. Both Trinity Repertory Company and the Providence Black Repertory are located in downtown Providence.

Active adults looking to enjoy some outdoor recreation have numerous opportunities to do so. Hundreds of smaller lakes offer great swimming, fishing, and kayaking. Great hiking and camping can be found in the Big River Management Area, Beach Pond State Park, and Woody Hill Management Area.

Rhode Island Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living in Rhode Island is slightly higher than the national average. Individual income tax is broken into three brackets with a max taxation of 5.99%. Sales tax is also just above the national average of 5% with a tax on goods sold at 7%. Gasoline is taxed at 33 cents per gallon and cigarettes start at $3.50 per pack.

Healthcare in Rhode Island

There are 19 hospitals throughout the state. Rhode Island hospital in Providence is a general medical and surgical hospital and is ranked as a high performing hospital. Also located in Providence is the Providence VA Medical Center. Here, veterans receive some of the best treatment in the country. Active adults living in Rhode Island feel good knowing they are never too far from any medical attention they may need.


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$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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