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Retirement Living in Jersey Shore - New Jersey

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Area Description

Some of the most beautiful beaches can be found along the miles of shoreline of the NJ shore. Activities include boating, beaching and fishing and just a few short miles to beautiful countryside with horse farms, orchards, markets and rolling hills. 1 hour to NYC, Newark Airport, Philly.

See this map for a better view of our county: http://newjerseyshore.com/

Includes Cities/Towns: Atlantic Highlands, Belford, Eatontown, Fair Haven, Holmdel, Keyport, Lincroft, Little Silver, Middletown, Monmouth Beach, Oceanport, Red Bank, Rumson, Shrewsbury.

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Everything! Theater, racetrack, water sports...you name it. Baseball stadium, Atlantic City, concert venues all within easy travel distance. Whether you're on the water or secure on land, the Jersey Shore is packed with attractions to keep the whole family entertained. Relax and enjoy the excitement of horse racing at Monmouth Park Racetrack, Stroll through downtown Red Bank's River Center, Manasquan, Asbury Park or Ocean Grove. Rich in culture the Jersey Shore has some of the top performers at the Count Basie Theater, Surflight Theatre or the famous Stone Pony. The Revision Theater in Asbury Park, NJ Repertory Company in Long Branch offers some of the best original theater productions. Enjoy a mouthwatering meal at Jonny Pianconne's in Long Branch or well known Bistro Ole in Asbury Park before heading off to one of Monmouth and Ocean counties free plays, or concerts on the beach. From the serenity of the lighthouses, parks and historic museums to the thrill of the Seaside and Jenkinson's boardwalk, it's all here!

Cultural Activities

We have festivals, symphony, theaters, summer concert series and just about everything you could want for cultural events!

Public transportation

We have bus,train, corporate airport, and ferry services to NYC. There are numerous New Jersey Transit buses crisscross and deliver hundreds of passengers each day to northern New Jersey and New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan as well as the 317 bus line going into Philadelphia. Many hundreds more each day travel on New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line railway line, which serves Penn Station in New York City, and passes through Middlesex County, entering Monmouth County at the Raritan River, with 14 stations covering the length of the county, connecting the New York region to Atlantic Ocean shore communities

Medical Facilities


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  24.6  32.3  40.0  3.9 "  7.2 "
 Feb  26.1  34.3  42.4  3.1 "  8.4 "
 Mar  33.0  41.3  49.6  4.1 "  4.2 "
 Apr  41.4  50.4  59.4  4.2 "  0.8 "
 May  50.7  59.8  68.9  4.0 "  0.0 "
 Jun  61.1  69.9  78.7  3.8 "  0.0 "
 Jul  66.6  74.9  83.3  4.8 "  0.0 "
 Aug  65.7  73.9  82.0  4.7 "  0.0 "
 Sep  58.6  67.5  76.4  3.7 "  0.0 "
 Oct  46.9  56.3  65.7  4.2 "  0.0 "
 Nov  38.7  47.1  55.4  3.6 "  0.4 "
 Dec  29.7  37.5  45.3  3.9 "  4.5 "

Hurricanes and serious flooding occur, but rarely.

Natural Disaster Areas

Cost of Living for Jersey Shore, NJ

Jersey Shore, New Jersey cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

Senior Assistance in Jersey Shore, NJ

Jersey Shore, New Jersey offers the following assistance for seniors:

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

County park system, library, town committees and many non-profit organizations all welcome volunteers.

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