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What it's Like to Retire in Westbrook

Westbook is a charming small New England town on Long Island Sound. It has a lovely little downtown with a square in the center. This is a big sailing and boating town with many large marinas.  The area is fortunate to have a major outlet mall in town and one other in the adjoining town of Clinton. The average ages of 41 is higher than the state average.
 

Where to Retire in Westbrook and Home Prices

The average home price in Westbrook was about $280,000 in 2010. Proximity to water is a big determinant in price.  There are some active adult communities in the area (see link at right).
 

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

While Westbrook itself has some festivals, a new library, and some interesting shops, nearby Old Saybrook, Madison, and New Haven offer more cultural opportunities.  There are some nice restaurants in town including one of CT's best, Cafe Routier, as well as the pasta heaven called Sal's.
 

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Facts about WESTBROOK
  • State: CT
  • Environment: Coastal,Small Town,Boating Community,Biking Community,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature:
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: johnb

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