10 Surprising Cities for Retirement
Pittsburgh, Boston, and Los Angeles may be surprising cities to top the list of best places for retirees. But a new study by Bankrate.com says the numbers show that these nontraditional retiree havens may make a perfect spot for retirement.
Bankrate.com scored the 50 largest metros on factors like health care quality; tax burdens; crime rates; living costs; weather; public transportation; cultural activities; percentage of the population over the age of 65; and seniors’ well-being as scored by the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index.
The 10 best places to retire in America, according to Bankrate.com, are:
- Los Angeles
- Providence, R.I.
- Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla.
- Austin, Texas
View the full list of top 50 cities ranked at Bankrate.com.
Source: “Which Are the Best Cities for Retirement? Which Are the Worst?” Bankrate.com (2017)