Florida tops the list for best state to retire in, per WalletHub

Orlando, FL — It may not be a surprise, but Florida is a hot spot for retirees. Though this is well-known, a study from WalletHub has confirmed the theory.

According to WalletHub, Florida ranks #1 best state to retire in.

“Florida’s strong economy and low taxes create opportunities for families which is why Florida continues to lead the nation in net in-migration,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “We are proud to be the top destination for retirement.”

WalletHub compared 50 states with 46 different categories. Florida ranked #1 in percentage of population aged 65 and older, and in the top 10 for WalletHub’s taxpayer ranking and life expectancy. See more category rankings listed below.

Overall Rank for Florida: 1st

  • 13th – Annual Cost of In-Home Services
  • 6th – WalletHub ‘Taxpayer’ Ranking
  • 1st – % of Population Aged 65 & Older
  • 15th – Property-Crime Rate
  • 9th – Life Expectancy
  • 29th – Health-Care Facilities per Capita

Top 10 States:

To see full list, click here.

Casey Wright

Casey Wright, WDBO News & Talk

Casey is a former Producer, currently a News Anchor/On-Air talent at WDBO news.

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