Best Places to Retire in Delaware

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State Overview

An increasingly popular choice among retirees in the Northeast, many are seeing what its like to retire in Delaware. Although it is the second smallest state by area in the country, Delaware has an abundance of ocean access, and a variety of beach towns that dot the coast. Known for its tax friendliness, new retirees can find welcome tax relief in the state, as well as a reasonable cost of living. Delaware is also home to a multitude of retirement communities, and active retirement communities for those looking to relocate. Check out some of the best places to retire in Delaware below!

State Facts

Demographics

Median Age:

38.8

Percent of people 65+:

14.4%

Median Household Income:

$ 60,231

Unemployment Rate:

5%

Geography

Region:

Mid-atlantic

Capital:

Dover

Largest City:

Wilmington

Largest City:

Dover

Fun Facts

Nick Name:

The Diamond State

State Mammal:

Grey Fox

State Food:

Peach Custard Pie

State Song:

"Our Delaware"