25 Best Places to Retire
Each of these towns offers amenities galore for the post-work crowd Ė plus a cost of living thatís pretty darn sweet. More

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  • Cost of living
  • Climate
  • Outdoor activities
  • Good health care
  • Cultural attractions
  • Low crime
100 Best Places to Live
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Region
Northeast South
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Ranking
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Population
8.4M
8,500
Home Prices
2010 median sales prices
$2.3M
$42K
MONEY combed its Best Places to Live database to find affordable cities and towns that offer lots to do, both inside and out. Places that are safe, with violent-crime rates below the national average. Where there's good medical care close at hand... More

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