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What it's Like to Retire in Manchester

Manchester is a town east of Hartford with about 56,000 people in it.  It is an old town and was once famous for its silk mill.  Photo of downtown courtesy of Wikipedia and LionOfJudah80.
 

Where to Retire in Manchester and Home Prices

There are active communities in the area (see link at top right).
The median price of a home in Manchester was about $160,000 in late 2013 (City-data.com).

 

What is special about Manchester

There are several shopping malls in Manchester including Manchester The Shoppes at Buckland Hills, an enclosed shopping mall.  There are also at least 3 museums in the Cheney Brothers Historic District including the Fire Museum.
 

What is not special about Manchester

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Who will like retirement in Manchester

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Climate and Physical Environment

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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Crime

Crime in Manchester is just under the national average.
 

Medical facilities

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Transportation

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Valuable Links

Manchester on Wikipedia
 

What people are saying about Manchester

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Facts about MANCHESTER
  • State: CT
  • Environment: Small-mid Sized City,
  • City Population: 50,001-100,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
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