Nation's Best Places to Retire Named
By Natalie Wise
Auburn, Ala., snags the No. 2 spot, a college town with a lot to offer retirees. The cost of living is 11 percent below the national average and the city boasts a low crime rate.
Several Texas cities rate highly for retirees, including Austin, the No. 3 town on the list. Austin’s eclectic vibe may not be for everyone, and home prices are above average. However, its vibrant economy, low crime rate, and ample opportunities for exercise and volunteering make it worth a look.
Bellingham, Wash., is a scenic college town with a good economic outlook, low crime rate, high walkability. You can even ferry over to Alaska whenever the mood strikes. It is not the most retiree-friendly tax state, but did we mention the stunning vistas?
Rounding out the top 10: