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Study: The best and worst cities to retire

A new study ranks the best and worst cities for retirees. A new study ranks the best and worst cities for retirees.
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A new study ranks the best and worst cities for retirees.

WalletHub, a finance website, compared the “retirement-friendliness” of the 150 largest U.S. cities across 24 key metrics. These metrics include affordability, activities, quality of life and health care.

Tampa, FL, Scottsdale, AZ, Boise ID, Cape Coral, FL and Orlando, FL rank as the top five cites to retire.

Newark, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Providence, RI, Aurora, IL and New York, NY sit at the bottom of the list.

Several Louisiana cities rank near the top of the list.

Baton Rouge ranks No. 7 on the list of best cities to retire. Shreveport ranks No. 16. New Orleans sits a bit lower on the list, coming in at No. 54.

Mobile users can view a full ranking here.

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