What Iowa Cities - Among American Cities - Rank Best For Retirees?

WalletHub has just come out with their picks for the Best and Worst Places to Retire in the U.S. and Max talked about it on the show.

  • They judged more than 180 cities across 48 key metrics ranking them in areas like Affordability, Activities, Quality of Life and Health Care
  • According to the site, Orlando, Florida is the best place to retire scoring a 62.14 out of 100.
  • Orlando lands highest in areas of activities and affordability, ranking ninth and 13th, respectively.
  • Overall, retirees would do pretty well in Florida, with four of the Top 10 cities in the Sunshine state.
  • When it comes to affordability, Fort Smith, Arkansas, is tops, while Washington, DC is number one for activities, Freemont, California is number one for quality of life, and South Burlington, Vermont is best for health care.
  • FYI - DES MOINES ranks at 117 and CEDAR RAPIDS ranks at 69


Top Ten Best Places To Retire in the U.S.

  1. Orlando, FL
  2. Charleston, SC
  3. Scottsdale, AZ
  4. Tampa, FL
  5. Minneapolis, MN
  6. Denver, CO
  7. Cincinnati, OH
  8. Fort Lauderdale, FL
  9. Miami, FL
  10. Atlanta, GA 

Ten Worst Places to Retire in the U.S.

  1. San Bernardino, CA
  2. Newark, NJ
  3. Bridgeport, CT
  4. Spokane, WA
  5. Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  6. Wichita, KS
  7. Vancouver, WA
  8. Detroit, MI
  9. Jersey City, NJ
  10. Arlington, TX

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