Greer, SC 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

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    Overview

    Greer is a city that stretches through the Greenville and Spartanburg counties in South Carolina. Residents appreciate Greer for the mild winters and overall lower cost of living. 

    Climate & Geography

    Greer has a humid subtropical climate. The average annual high temperature is in the low 70s and the average annual low temperature is in the high 40s. The average annual precipitation is roughly 40 inches of rainfall. 

    Lake Robinson, Apalache Lake, and Lake Cunningham all flow through the city, parts of Tyger River and Broad River also flow through the city. The large city of Charlotte is roughly 90 miles east. 

    Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment 

    Active adults frequently enjoy a stroll or bike ride through Greer City Park, Southern Hills Lavender, and Pelham Mill Park. Orchards and farmers markets are scattered throughout the city. Shopping ranges from antique shops to fashion malls. The larger city of Charlotte is near enough for residents to take day trips and explore a wider variety of activities. 

    Cost of Living & Taxes

    The median home cost is well below the national median. Living in South Carolina is less expensive than many other states. Residents 65 and older are exempt for a certain amount of qualified retirement income. A majority of disability services are not taxable. Social Security is not taxable. 

    Health Care

    There are three highly ranked medical centers and hospitals located within 10 miles of Greer; Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital, Prisma Health Patewood Hospital, and Bon Secours St. Francis Health System-Greenville. Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital is ranked high performing in orthopedics and knee replacement. Prisma Health Patewood Hospital is ranked high performing in hip and knee replacement. Bon Secours St. Francis Health System-Greenville is regionally ranked and ranked high performing in seven adult procedures/conditions.

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