AARP picks top ten cities to retire with income under $40K a year

Senior recreational activities, health care, weather and housing costs were also considered when compiling the list

AARP has released the top ten cities to retire with living expenses of under $40,000.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Baby boomers are approaching their 50s and 60s, which is the time where you start to think of retirement. With that in mind, the American Association of Retired Persons has targeted the top 10 cities to retire in with living expenses of under $40,000 per year.

Senior recreational activities, health care, weather and housing costs were also considered when compiling the list.

The only city on the list close to the Valley is Cleveland.

“Cleveland is really a cool city. It is a wonderful city. It had reputation of being a depressed rust belt city but in recent years, it has really gotten a real injection of vibrancy and energy,” said Mary Hickey, AARP.

  • Sheboygan, Wis.
  • Abilene, Texas
  • Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Eugene, Oregon
  • Bristol, Va./Tenn.
  • Canon City, Colo.
  • Cheyenne, Wy.
  • Rochester, N.Y.
  • Sioux Falls, S.D.

The cities selected also showed a good quality of life index in the AARP breakdown.

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