Retire in Monroe Township, NJ

Livability Score
54
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
36700
Median Househould Income
71741
Median Age
39.7
65 Years and Over
5264
Median Home Value
208700
Unemployed
2192
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Morgan's Island Grill

I have died and gone to Caribbean food heaven! Morgan's grill has been around for a few years but for one reason or another I never made it, until now....

2. Molto Bene Ristorante & Cicchetti Bar

A hidden pearl in this area! Maybe not so hidden-I should have come earlier. The atmosphere is romantic, dishes are made full of sincerity! Highly...

3. Taqueria Maria's

Thank goodness for Taqueria Maria's. Just when I thought Chipotle was my best bet for Mexican food, this small restaurant refreshingly edits my opinion of...

4. The Diner

Great little downtown eatery. Great daily specials, variety of homemade soups. Great Coffee, very busy on the weekends!! friendliest waitresses ever....

5. Dragon Noodles

Delicious food and excellent service. This is not mini mall Chinese food. They do not have a hundred item menu, and the food is not saturated with...

Golf
1. Charleston Springs Golf Course

This is part of the Monmouth county courses and in my opinion it is by far the best. Many people will say hominy is better but I would disagree....

2. Windsor Greens Golf Center

Used to come here as a kid for mini-golf, now I come back for the driving range :) Although many people associate this place with mini-golf, much more of...

3. Mattawang Golf Club

Nice public course I use golf now to schedule tee times Reasonable weekday and weekend rates If you book by Thursday you can usually secure a prime weekend...

4. Battleground Country Club Grounds Dept

Came here for a wedding and had a great time! The nuptials were outside under the gazebo and the grounds are just beautiful. The cocktail hour and reception...

5. Knob Hill Golf Course

Golf----- Course is in great shape. Staff is friendly & helpful. Fee is reasonable. Restaurant------EXCELLENT... use to be a burger place at best. Now,...

Active
1. Rutgers Gardens

A favorite lunchtime walking spot! There is always something to discover, no matter the season. The bamboo gardens is a fun maze-like experience (but not...

2. Balance Yoga

Mmmmm, can't decide where to start..I've been coming to Balance for the last 8-9 years (from the basement days to this fabulous new space that Melissa has...

3. Thompson Park

This is the largest public park in Middlesex county. It starts at downtown Jamesburg from the north and extends South into Monroe towards Monroe high...

4. Whitewater Rafting Adventures

Such a fun day with awesome guides. Expect a 6 to 7 hour day. The guide will go over the rules 1st and then buses take you about a 1/2 hr to the drop off...

5. Evolution ByCycle

Great studio! I wish I lived closer so I could go more often. Jenn is an excellent instructor who gets you motivated without being overwhelming (who wants...

Arts
1. George Street Playhouse

I loved this play! I can see this hitting the likes of Broadway too! Funny, entertaining, and fabulous performance by Antoinette LaVecchia.... Just...

2. AMC Freehold 14

Great sound, extremely comfortable reclining seats, and you get to choose your seats when you purchase your tickets. Bathrooms are pretty clean, too,...

3. Pinot's Palette

My wife and I came here with a couple of friends, unfortunately we arrived about 20 minutes late, but the staff was very friendly and accommodating. It's a...

4. Snyder's Farm

I Loved Snyders Farm!! I've been to several and this was definitely one of my favorites in Nj. I loved the huge haystack as soon as you enter with the big...

5. Tracy Atkinson Consulting

I've consulted with Tracy over the years, and she is without a doubt, the best there is. We all go through tough moments in our lives and need the proper...

Shopping
1. Flower Cart Florist of Old Bridge

Great florist! Had an arrangement sent to my mother for her birthday! She loved them! Great selection! They were able to put it together on very short...

2. Mike's Country Market & Nursery

Great subs!!!! Tons of meat and fresh bread, can't beat it. Love the friendly women who work there and the vibe of the place when I go in. Everyone has...

3. Costco

Tire Department- So far so great with the Tire Department, here. Friendly, quick and through. Glad I bought tires here. Goods Department- You can't really...

4. Haru

This place is awesome! Cute inexpensive jewelry and gifts. Beautiful items. The owner clearly cares about the items in her store and will gift wrap them for...

5. Stylish Chakra Fashion Outlet

The location is great, And the clothing choices are quite large. The staff was friendly and fast in providing options and getting the necessary...

Health
1. Brunswick Urgent Care PA

I busted up my knee the night before and decided I needed to be seen ASAP. I came at 4:30 on a weekday and was worried I would be there forever. Nope. Got...

2. Tracy Atkinson Consulting

I've consulted with Tracy over the years, and she is without a doubt, the best there is. We all go through tough moments in our lives and need the proper...

3. New Jersey Massage and Wellness

Sarah was great. Very professional and skilled. She is very strong but does not hurt you. It is a relaxing combination. I would definitely recommend her...

4. Freedman Chiropractic Center

I started seeing Dr. Freedman in July of 2015. I woke up one day, unable to move, after a nagging pain in my lower back the night before. I called many...

5. Monroe Eye Care

Dr. Miglani is absolutely fantastic! I arrived earlier than my appointment time and they had no problem and squeezed me in! Didn't have to wait like most...