College Station : Texas

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What it's Like to Retire in College Station

College Station/Bryan is a city of almost 100,000 people in east-central Texas. It is the proud home of Texas A & M University, around which most of the community's culture and activity revolves; the area is fondly referred to as "Aggieland," after A & M's famous sports teams. College Station is ideal particularly for football lovers looking for a classic Texas college town. It's also a good place for baby boomers looking to work in retirement. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia and Aggie0083.


Where to Retire in College Station and Home Prices

Near the University is the huge Northgate district, which has apartments in this bustling entertainment area.  According to Zillow, the median home listing price was $317,950 in mid-2017.


What is special about College Station

College Station is lively with college sports culture and entertainment. Winters are mild and summers are warm-to-hot. College Station is also home to The Texas World Speedway, for those who are racing fans. There are multiple business and tech parks. 


What is not special about College Station

Summers can be hot ! College Station is not considered to be a walkable community.


Who will like retirement in College Station

Those who are looking for a job in retirement would do well to consider College Station.


Local economy is driven by

Texas A & M and the Bryan Independent School District


Climate and Physical Environment

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The mixed-use district of North Gate is famous for its fun, eclectic mix of restaurants and bars. The Wolf Pen Creek District hosts an ampitheater and entertainment area, a skating area, and the Arts Council of the Brazos valley. 



Crime in College Station is generally low. 


Medical facilities

College Station is home to the College Station Medical Center and the Physicians Centre Hospital 



College Station is serviced by two regional airports and two international airports within the area.


Valuable Links

College Station on Wikipedia


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  • State: TX
  • Environment: College Town,Small-mid Sized City,
  • City Population: 50,001-100,000
  • Median age of Population: 0-24
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Culture Index: 111-120 (high)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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