10 Best Places in Maryland for Retirees

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9) Havre de Grace

Located on the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay, Havre de Grace is surprisingly affordable for a water-front city in Maryland. In general, the cost of living in Havre de Grace is above the national average, but below the state average. The median home value here is $262,000 – high by national standards but very affordable for the mostly affluent state. Retirees can feel at home in Have de Grace thanks to the number of older residents. Nearly a fifth of the population is 65 years or older with the median age hovering in the mid-forties. There are also several active adult residences in this city of roughly 13,500. Life here is very peaceful. Residents enjoy strolling along their Promenade, which runs parallel to the Susquehanna River and leads to the historic Concord Point Lighthouse. Susquehanna State Park is another favorite place for residents to enjoy hiking trails along the river.

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