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2022 Best Places to Retire in New York

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  1. #1 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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. #2 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Piermont

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says It's a friendly small town with attractive shops - including an exceptionallyappealing Thrift Shop with truly affordable prices - some excellent restaurants, a fine library, and a long pier extending out into the Hudson River providing a delightful place for a three-mile - to...It is an area where I feel completely safe, whatever the time of day or night..

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,541,

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  3. #3 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  4. #4 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  5. #5 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  6. #6 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  7. #7 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Manhasset Hills

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

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

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,808,

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  8. #8 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Great Neck Estates

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,865,

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  9. #9 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Great Neck Gardens

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,213,

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  10. #10 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  11. #11 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Northwest Harbor

    Town in New York,

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

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,138,

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  12. #12 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Rye Brook

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have been living in Rye Brook for 22 years and I love it, both of my kids went to blind brook schools, loved the school system. I feel like Rye Brook still a piece of heaven on this earth, my kids....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,554,

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  13. #13 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  14. #14 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Huntington Bay

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I am a current resident of Huntington Bay and I can't say enough about how nice of a community we have. The individuals who I have encountered since living here have been nothing but welcoming. With....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,614,

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  15. #15 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Kensington

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,276,

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  16. #16 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  17. #17 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  18. #18 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  19. #19 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  20. #20 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  21. #21 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  22. #22 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Mount Sinai

    Suburb of New York City, NY,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Mt. Sinai is a great town for those individuals who enjoy doing outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, swimming, and playing a general array of sports. It also has a handful of great restaurant’s....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 10,446,

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  23. #23 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  24. #24 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    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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  25. #25 Best Places to Retire in New York.

    Manhattan

    City in New York,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I first moved to Manhattan in the Spring of my sophomore year of college. I remember being quite overwhelmed by the pace of the city, and didn't actually love it all that much to be honest. But I....

    Read 184 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,629,153,

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