Hoping to retire in 2020? This comprehensive index grades more than 350 U.S. cities on a total of eight factors to find where are the best and worst places to retire in America. Judging everything from the local poverty rates among the elderly to the mean social security income to the percentage of people over the age of 65 to key legal protections, this index was applied to every US city.
The infographic, however, showcases the 50 worst and the 50 best cities to retire in within the United States. Floridian cities top the list, appearing in four out of the top five retirement cities. The best of the best is The Villages, Florida, which has a high median age, a low poverty rate for the elderly, and pretty decent protections. Meanwhile, the worst place to retire is in Texas: Laredo, where only 9% of the local population is over the age of 65. See where your own city falls!