Indian Land, SC 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

4 Communities in Indian Land

Overview

Indian Land is a small suburban community located in Northwestern South Carolina. The neighborhood is a great retirement location that provides residents with easy access to large cities and unique shopping experiences.

Climate & Geography

South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate, which is characterized by hot, humid summers and mild winters. Residents can expect more rainfall than the national average, almost no snow, and approximately 217 days of sunshine throughout each year.

Situated in the Fort-Mill Charlotte area, Indian Land is considered a suburb of Charlotte even though it is just south of the North Carolina state border. While Indian Land is primarily residential streets surrounded by woodlands, the Catwba River runs along the southwest border of the city. 

Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment 

For retirees who enjoy outdoor activities, there are various parks available to residents: Walnut Creek Park, Bailes Ridge Nature Trail, Deputy Roy Hardin Park, and Indian Land Fields. Walnut Creek Park is a 60-acre park with multiple athletic fields, pickleball and tennis courts, walking trails, and concessions.

There are many unique shopping and boutiques near Indian Land as well as well known stores and restaurants. 

Indian Land’s close proximity to Charlotte makes it a great option for additional recreation such as visiting the theme park Carowinds, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, or the U.S. National Whitewater Center. 

Cost of Living & Taxes

South Carolina is considered one of the most tax-friendly states for retirees. Social Security benefits are exempt and residents who are 65+ can exclude up to $10,000 of other retirement income. Those under 65 can exclude up to $3,000. Income tax ranges from 3 percent to 7 percent, and there is a 7 percent sales tax in Indian Land.

Health Care

Carolina Healthcare System Pineville is located less than 10 miles from Indian Land. The hospital is ranked No. 4 in Charlotte and rated high performing in multiple procedures and conditions.

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