WalletHub: Tucson one of best places to retire

WalletHub: Tucson one of best places to retire

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - In one of the worst-kept secrets since John Snow's fate on "Game of Thrones," a study has indicated that Arizona is a great place retire.

WalletHub on Monday released its list of best/worst cities to retire. The ranking charts 150 American cities across four main metrics -- affordability, availability of recreational activities, quality of life and health care.

Scottsdale was No. 3 overall, the highest-ranked for any Arizona city. Scottsdale also had the highest percentage of residents over 65 years old (21.1 percent) and was fourth on the "mild weather" factor.

Tucson was No. 20 overall and the Old Pueblo got high marks for available activities and quality of life.

Tempe was ranked 32nd and was followed by Phoenix (No. 41), Mesa (No.42), Peoria (No. 50), Chandler (No. 57), Glendale (No. 62), Gilbert (No. 71),

Orlando and Tampa, Florida, took the top two spots overall while Worcester, MA, and Providence, RI, were ranked at the bottom.

Read the full report HERE.

Source: WalletHub

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