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The Five Best – And Five Worst – Cities For Retirement

Retirement destinationTrying to decide where to settle down for your golden years? BankRate.com, a personal finance site, evaluated 196 U.S. cities of varying sizes and scored each based on nine categories – cost of living, crime rate, walkability; health care costs and quality, taxes, personal well-being for seniors, climate, and the vitality of the local cultural scene – to rank the best and worst cities for retirement.  Did your preferred retirement destination make the list?

The Best 5 U.S. Cities For Retirees

1. Arlington, Va.
Best For: Walkability, Cultural Vitality, Well Being

2. Alexandria, Va.
Best For: Well Being, Cultural Vitality

3. Franklin, Tenn.
Score: 5.81
Best For: Low Crime Rate, Low Taxes

4. Silver Spring, Md.
Best For: Well Being, Cultural Vitality

5. West Des Moines, Iowa
Best Place For: Low Cost of Living, Health Care

The Worst 5 U.S. Cities For Retirees

1. Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Worst Place For: Weather, Taxes, and Crime

2. Milford, Conn.
Worst Place For: Well Being

3. New Haven, Conn.
Worst Place For: Well Being

4. San Bernardino, Calif.
Worst Place For: Cost of living, Health Care Cultural Vitality

5. Cheektowaga, N.Y.
Worst Place For: Taxes

See the complete BankRate list

Wherever you’re planning to spend your retirement years, American Moving and Storage can help get you there. Call us at 912-401-0362 to learn more about our professional packing, crating, moving, and storage services. Let us help take the stress out of your move!

 

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