Plumsted : New jersey

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What it's Like to Retire in Plumsted

Plumsted, more commonly called Plumstead Township, is in Ocean County, New Jersey and had a population of 8,421 at the 2010 census. Nearby New Egypt, with a population of over 2,500, is located within Plumstead township.  Picture of lighthouse is in Ocean County on Long Beach Island, not far from Plumsted, and is courtesy of Wikipedia and Andrew Bossi.

 

Where to Retire in Plumsted and Home Prices

According to Zillow.com, the median home value in Plumsted was $330,900 in early 2014.

 

What is special about Plumsted

Plumsted has a low crime rate; it is located close to the city of Philadelphia, to the west, or you can head east to the beach.

 

What is not special about Plumsted

Plumsted has a high cost of living, is not a walkable community, and does not offer much culturally.

 

Who will like retirement in Plumsted

Those looking for a small town with a low crime rate.

 

Local economy is driven by

Construction

 

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January low temperature is 22 degrees, and the average July high temperature is 86 degrees. Plumsted averages about 48 inches of snow.

 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

For the cultural scene you need to head to larger nearby cities (Philadelphia or Trenton), or to the beaches.

 

Crime

Plumsted has a very low crime rate.

 

Medical facilities

Virtia Memorial Hospital is 17 miles away in Mount Holly.

 

Transportation

There is an airport in Trenton about 20 miles away, and there are two international ariports both 40 miles away in Philadelphia and in Atlantic City.  The New Jersey transit provides bus service to Philadelphia.

 

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Facts about PLUMSTED
  • State: NJ
  • Environment: Small Town,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • 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): $300,001-$500,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Culture Index: <80 (Very low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide:

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