Islandia : New york

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What it's Like to Retire in Islandia

Islandia is small village in the middle of Long Island, New York.  It is about 50 miles east of New York City. Although it is not on the coast, it is a short drive to either the Long Island Sound side (north), or Atlantic Ocean Beaches.  Picture of Connetquot River courtesy of Wikipedia and Americasroof.
 

 

Where to Retire in Islandia and Home Prices

According to Zillow.com the median sale price of a home in Islandia is about $320,000 in late 2013.  Taxes on long island tend to be high.  There are a number of active adult communities in the area.

 

What is special about Islandia

Islandia is on Long Island, which is a very interesting place to live, particularly for boaters or beach goers. One has access to either the Atlantic Ocean or Long Island Sound within a short drive. Also not too far away is the east end of Long Island, which is becoming a significant tourist draw with many wineries and B & B's.
 

What is not special about Islandia

Long Island tends to be crowded and expensive. It is very hard to get on and off of - either drive to New York to rejoin the mainland, or take a ferry to Connecticut.
 

Who will like retirement in Islandia

Folks who want to remain on Long Island might like the retirement lifestyle in Islandia.
 

Local economy is driven by

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Climate and Physical Environment

Located approximately in the center of Long Island in Suffolk County. Long Island is a long peninsula that stretches from New York City almost all the way to Block Island, Rhode Island. It is the remnant of a glacier from the last Ice Age. Islandia is part of the town of Islip
 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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Crime

Islandia's crime rate is in line with the national average.

 

Medical facilities

St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is 5 miles away in Smithtown. Other hospitals are with 15 miles in Baytown, etc.
 

Transportation

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Facts about ISLANDIA
  • State: NY
  • Environment: Suburban,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: 80,000+
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $300,001-$500,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: jfb48

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