Warner Robins : Georgia

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What it's Like to Retire in Warner Robins

Warner Robins is a rapidly growing town of 70,000 about 15 miles south of Macon, Georgia. It is right off I-75 in central Georgia. Robins Air Force Base, one of the largest employers in the State of Florida, is located in Warner Robins. Business Week named Warner Robins the "Best Place to Raise a Family" in Georgia.

 Photo of Museum of Aviation courtesy of Wikipedia and Barlow.atlanta.


Where to Retire in Warner Robins and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the area (see link at top right). 
Home price in Warner Robins have been stable, the median price was about $150,000 in late 2015 (City-Data.com).


What is special about Warner Robins

The presence of the Air Force base is a positive factor in terms of economic and social diversity.  Warner Robins is growing which is positive. There is a satellite campus of Macon State College. The town is working on redeveloping the town center. The game of Tee Ball was invented in Warner Robins.

What is not special about Warner Robins

People from the north not used to small town Georgia might have a hard time adjusting to Warner Robins (although some say it is more cosmopolitan than some other towns). The crime rate is above average.

Who will like retirement in Warner Robins

People familiar with the south, Georgia, or the military will probably like Warner Robins.

Local economy is driven by

Robins Airforce Base and its 21,000 employees is the economic driver.

Climate and Physical Environment

The average July high temperature is 92 and the average January low is 34. The wettest month is March (5").

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The Museum of Aviation is an interesting place to visit.


Crime is about a third higher than the national average.

Medical facilities

The Houston Medical Center serves Warner Robins and there are additional resources in nearby Macon.


I 75 is nearby

Valuable Links

Guide to retirement in Georgia
Warner Robins Chamber of Commerce

What people are saying about Warner Robins

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  • State: GA
  • Environment: College Town,Small-mid Sized City,
  • City Population: 50,001-100,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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