5 Best and Worst Cities for Retirees

Arlington, Va., is the place to be
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 28, 2016 11:35 AM CDT
Life is sweet in Arlington, says Bankrate.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Worried about retirement? Consider a move to Arlington, Va. Bankrate has just ranked 196 US cities based on cost of living, crime rate, walkability, quality of health care, state and local taxes, weather, culture, and personal well-being for seniors. The 10 cities to note:

The best:

  1. Arlington, Va.
  2. Alexandria, Va.
  3. Franklin, Tenn.
  4. Silver Spring, Md.
  5. West Des Moines, Iowa

And the worst:

  1. Niagara Falls, NY
  2. Milford, Conn.
  3. New Haven, Conn.
  4. San Bernardino, Calif.
  5. Cheektowaga, NY
See the full list or Bankrate's top 10 states for retirement. (Read more retirement stories.)

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