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2022 Best Places to Retire in Nassau County

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  1. Lake Success

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The village of Lake success located within the community of Great Neck is an unbelievable place to live and raise a family for so many reasons. Our public school system is top rated, the train....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,228,

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  2. Great Neck Plaza

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Walker’s paradise! So easy to find good places to eat: lots of sushi, Chinese food, diners, etc. Great produce at local market. Needs a new Supermarket but hopefully Stop and Shop will open up....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 6,980,

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  3. Manhasset

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Great place to live if you like quiet neighborhood. Need more weekend activities for middle and high schoolers. Good food choices and Buttercooky is a great bakery/cafe!.

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 7,792,

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  4. Woodbury

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Super fortunate to have moved here 15 years ago. And with 4 kids spread out between the elementary school, middle school, and the high school, I see why the taxes are what they are because my....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,901,

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  5. Roslyn

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Roslyn is a very family friendly town with incredible public schools, exquisite restaurants, and astonishing night life. It encompasses everything you could possibly want in a town, and I have not....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,888,

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  6. Manhasset Hills

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,808,

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  7. Great Neck Estates

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,865,

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  8. Great Neck Gardens

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,213,

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  9. Herricks

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says A great community who cares about each other. Very convenient amenities and close to the city. Excellent schools!.

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,032,

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  10. University Gardens

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says It's great for families. The schools and services are really great and there are many restaurants, shops and playgrounds. It's location is ideal for NYC commuters and it's close to beaches..

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,310,

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  11. Kensington

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,276,

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  12. Lido Beach

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says There isn't much to do here but the town is still enjoyable! I've lived here my whole life and tend to go into Long beach to really do anything..

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,866,

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  13. Stewart Manor

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Small Town.. beautiful tree lined Streets..great little village strip of stores in walking distance, food store, bank, coffee shop, toy store, bakery, nails, hair, barber shop, bagels, pizza, and 5....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,966,

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  14. Jericho

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    47 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 13,928,

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  15. Searingtown

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Visitor says Love Searingtown to raise a family, diverse, friendly, pretty homes good shopping and transportation , near many medical facilities.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,456,

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  16. Cedarhurst

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Clean, high class, family friendly. Expensive to live in because it is so close the city and good property..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 6,642,

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  17. Thomaston

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Walking distance to town and the LIRR, Great Neck South top rated schools, pretty tree lined residential community.

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,602,

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  18. East Williston

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Beautiful homes, hometown feel, great schools, fantastic and caring friendly neighbors. Convenient to LIRR, walkable to restaurants, great library and village hall with fun kids programs. Tennis....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,552,

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  19. Atlantic Beach

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Atlantic Beach all my life and I would not change that at all. I love the smell of the ocean and I love being in close proximity to it. The one thing I would want changed is that the....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 1,341,

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  20. Lattingtown

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Breathtaking views abound. There’s the Long Island Sound with beautiful sunsets, many bird/fish sanctuaries, walking trails, stroll gardens and more! Locust Valley’s shopping district, with....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,911,

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  21. Woodmere

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    24 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Beautiful suburban neighborhood in close proximity to city. Great location on the bay and 10 minutes from the ocean, 10-15 minutes from JFK airport. Excellent public and private schools. Unlike North....

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 17,020,

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  22. Plainview

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    47 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Plainview is amazing! So many kids and they all know each other. Great team sports, great schools, parks, and a beautiful new shopping center. Plus there is an amazing biking / running trail. For....

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 26,267,

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  23. Sands Point

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,785,

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  24. Garden City

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Garden City is a wonderful place to raise a family. With so many restaurants, bars and shops we don’t miss city life at all! The commute is a breeze, schools are phenomenal - especially the way they....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 22,384,

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  25. Albertson

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    10 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Albertson is the place I grew up in. In the mornings when I walk my dog, I meet so many new people because they are all so nice and welcoming. My neighbors are all so pleasant with me. Every year on....

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,930,

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