The 15 Best and Worst States for Retirees
The new list by WalletHub, ranking the best and worst states for retirement living.
WalletHub compared affordability (40% of the score – includes cost of living, general tax friendliness, taxes on pensions, annual cost of home care services and adult day care), health care (30% – includes on health care facilities, emotional health, life expectancy, and quality of physicians, nurses and dentists) and quality of life (30% – based on population of people over 65, access to public transportation, crime rates, weather, and volunteer opportunities).
The 15 Worst States for Retirees are:
- Washington, D.C.
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- West Virginia
- North Dakota
The 15 Best States for Retirees
- South Dakota
- South Carolina