Utah Retirement Communities

Utah is a rather desolate state, although it has a stark beauty.  It is conservative politically and populated by many Mormons, but if you are seeking a dry, warm climate, it might be the spot for you.

Westwood Village

This is an older, small community, with roughly 300 homes, on 75 acres 25 miles north of Salt Lake City.  Homes are for sale and range in size from 1,100 square feet to 2,400 square feet.  Residents much be 55 or older, and the average age is 57.  Children are not allowed as residents, and their visits must be limited two weeks per stay.   Most seniors here are from in-state, with the rest primarily from Arizona, Nevada and California.  Hunting and fishing are attractions here.

Rio Virgin RV Park

This is a small community (roughly 100 homes on 40 acres) located in St. George in the southwestern corner of Utah.  Established in 1993, Rio Virgin RV Park is comprised of manufactured homes and small single family homes ranging in size from 400 square feet to 900 square feet.  One person in each house must be at least 55, and the average age is 60.  Children are not allowed as residents.    RV lots are available for lease, and the community backs onto the city greenbelt and is within a day trip to beautiful Zion National Park.