Where's the most popular retirement town in the US? It's in New Jersey!

Are you thinking about retiring here in New Jersey?

News 12 Staff

Dec 23, 2021, 11:42 AM

Updated 941 days ago

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Are you thinking about retiring here in New Jersey?
You might want to think about doing so in Lavalette.
According to Zillow, Lavalette was ranked as the most popular retirement town in the U.S.
 It says the Ocean County town has one of the highest number of retirees and the most pageviews for home listings of all the regions it looked at.
Using the latest available U.S. Census data, Zillow defined "retirement towns" as areas where at least 33% of the population is over the age of 65 and has no children or other relatives (other than their spouse) living in the home. The typical home value in Lavallette is $874,325.
 Next on the list are Dunedin, Florida, on the Gulf Coast between Clearwater and Tarpon Springs, and St. Pete Beach, Florida. Seven out of the 10 most popular retirement towns are in Florida.


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