Best Counties to Retire in New Jersey
We love living on the Jersey Shore, I think there are so many beautiful areas, especially here in Ocean and Monmouth counties. Not to mention beautiful locations in Atlantic and Cape May counties.
This article will look at how well Ocean and Monmouth County rank here in the Garden State when it comes to the best counties to retire to here in New Jersey. According to Google, “According to the most recent NJ Census estimates, there are approximately 1.292 million seniors citizens in New Jersey who are 65 or older. That’s about 15% of the total population when you break down NJ’s population by age.” This was published in a recent article by Williams elevators dot com.
So, as you can see, we have a lot of people looking for the best place to retire here in New Jersey. Where you decide to retire will make a difference in your life and change your quality of life. So you want to make sure that the place you decide to spend your “golden years” is a place you love. Many flocked to other states to retire, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.
If you are planning to retire in New Jersey, what are the top 5 counties to consider? Discover a new article from Stacker. This article has ranked our counties and it looks like Monmouth and Ocean County both made it to the top 5 list of “best” places to retire. Here are the counties that made it into the Top 5
5. Morris County
4. Ocean County
3. County of Somerset
2. Monmouth County
1. Cape May County
“Stacker compiled a list of the best counties to retire in New Jersey using data from Niche. Niche ranks counties based on a variety of factors, including cost of living, healthcare, recreation, and weather.“
According to Niche, the three main towns in Ocean County are Point Pleasant Beach, Bay Head and Lavallette. In Monmouth County, Niche highlighted the towns of Little Silver, Fair Haven and Holmdel Township.
So, as you can see, Ocean and Monmouth counties did very well, with both counties entering the Top 5 here in New Jersey.
If you’re retired and live here in Ocean or Monmouth Counties, let us know how happy you are.