Retirement in Connecticut

 

Overview

Do you want to spend your post retirement days in a temperate climate amidst mountains, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, and a long beach line? Wondering where you could get all these together? Retirement homes in Connecticut offer you the opportunity to enjoy all these and much more. If you have a liking for history and culture, Connecticut is the place where you should spend your retirement.

Located in the New England region of the northeastern US, this ‘Nutmeg State’ is a good place to stay in. Connecticut is the third-smallest state in the US and offers a pleasant mix of city and small town life. Connecticut is home to many legendary literary figures and is a state where you have lot to learn and do.

 

Connecticut – at a Glance

Population Climate State Income Tax State Sales Tax Median Home Price
3,549,000(Approx) Temperate climate 5% 6% $300,000

Pros: The state does not face the risk of being affected by tornadoes, mudslides and earthquakes. Connecticut is home to attractions like beaches and natural parks.

Cons: Homes in southwestern Connecticut metropolitan area are quite expensive.

 

Cost of Living:

The above table shows the percentage fluctuations in expenditures incurred in Connecticut, as compared to the nation’s average, which is taken as 100%.

Although the southwestern part of the state can be quite expensive in terms of housing, real estate prices show a remarkable dip in the countryside. Healthcare and groceries are also affordable. If you budget your expenses well, staying here will be easy on your wallet.