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8 Top Places to Retire

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8 Top Places to Retire

CNNMoney recently released its top picks for best places to retire, taking into account such factors as housing affordability, low crime and tax rates, and quality of health care. Some of the following cities topped its list for retirees:

  • Albuquerque, N.M.

Median home price: $174,000

Top state income tax: 4.9%

  • Portland, Ore.

Median home price: $272,000

Top state income tax: 9.9%

  • Louisville, Ky.

Median home price: $116,000

Top state income tax: 6%

  • Tucson, Ariz.

Median home price: $148,000

Top state income tax: 4.54%

  • Austin, Texas

Median home price: $215,000

Top state income tax: None

  • Winston-Salem, N.C.

Median home price: $129,000

Top state income tax: 7.75%

  • St. George, Utah

Median home price: $264,500

Top state income tax: 5%

  • Traverse City, Mich.

Median home price: $195,000

Top state income tax: 4.25% (in 2013)

View the complete list of CNNMoney’s “25 Best Places to Retire.”

Source: “25 Best Places to Retire,” CNNMoney (Oct. 16, 2012)

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