WalletHub recently compared 24 key metrics in 150 of the largest U.S. cities to find the most retirement-friendly hotspots. The data sets they used ranged from measuring the cost of living and recreational activities to the percentage of the elderly population.
The following cities topped WalletHub's list of the most retirement-friendly places: 1.Tampa, Fla. 2.Scottsdale, Ariz. 3.Boise, Idaho 4.Cape Coral, Fla. 5.Orlando, Fla. 6.Sioux Falls, S.D. 7.Baton Rouge, La. 8.Port St. Lucie, Fla. 9.Overland Park, Kan. 10.Peoria, Ariz. 11.St. Petersburg, Fla. 12.Lincoln, Neb. 13.Springfield, Mo. 14.Amarillo, Texas 15.Pembroke Pines, Fla.
View the full rankings of the 150 cities and more about the methodology used at WalletHub.
Source: "2015’s Best and Worst Cities to Retire," WalletHub (August 2015)