Mt Juliet : Tennessee

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What it's Like to Retire in Mt Juliet

Mount Juliet is an affluent small town and suburb 16 miles east of Nashville, population about 14,000 people. The town is growing fast. Fishing and boating are popular pastime in Mt. Juliet because of the city's proximity to Percy Priest and Old Hickory lakes. Photo of Providence Shopping Center and sculpture courtesy of Wikipedia and Ichabod.

 

Where to Retire in Mt Juliet and Home Prices

Mt.Juliet is home to at least one large active adult community (see link at top right).
Prices of homes in late 2014 were about $165,000 according to city-data.com

 

What is special about Mt Juliet

Providence Marketplace is a new, large-scale commercial and residential development on the city's southern side. Being a suburb of Nashville residents can enjoy the attractions of the big city but live in a smaller scale environment. Mt. Juliet has 2 large city parks and several state parks nearby.
 

What is not special about Mt Juliet

It is growing and developing very fast.
 

Who will like retirement in Mt Juliet

People who like Tennessee and Nashville might enjoy it retirement in this affluent suburb.
 

Local economy is driven by

Mt. Juliet is a suburb of Nashville.
 

Climate and Physical Environment

Mt. Juliet is located about 20 miles east of Nashville. The average July high temperature is 89 and the average January high is 46 (the average low is 28). The wettest month is May (5").
 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Providence Marketplace has a 14 screen multiplex theatre. Nearby Nashville is filled with musical and cultural opportunities.
 

Crime

The crime rate is below average in Mount Juliet.
 

Medical facilities

Summit Medical Center is 5 miles out of town.
 

Transportation

The Music City Star offers commuter rail to Nashville from Mt. Juliet.
 

Valuable Links

Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce

 

What people are saying about Mt Juliet

My thoughts on Mt. Juliet
I visited Mt Juliet in apr 2013 and looked at houses w a realtor. I love Nashville and really wanted to like MtJ, but it didn\'t do it for me. It was very rural which is normal for lake property (I was looking at lake front only), but when you drove out 15 minutes to \'town\' there wasn\'t much there. Several strip malls, not many restaurants that I could see. There just weren\'t many amenities. I think that in 15 to 20 years, MtJ could be more of what I\'m looking for. It is a beautiful area, and if you could live with a 35-45 minute drive to Nashville to get great dining, shopping and cultural activities, then its worth checking out. But as I research places to live, I\'m realizing that I want that country feel on a lake, with all the amenities of a big town not more than 15 minutes away. We\'re focused on TN, SC and GA because of taxes and weather.
Posted by Raiza on May 27, 2013

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Facts about MT JULIET
  • State: TN
  • Environment: Suburban,Lake,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • 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: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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