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10 Best Places to Retire

Best Places to Retire2011 was the first year in which "Baby Boomers", those born between 1946-1964, began hitting retirement age. Over the next 19 years approximately 77 million Americans' will retire, many of whom may be looking for a new place to live. So where do you go? Luckily, large outfits like Yahoo! and Newsweek research and publish town, city and state rankings in a variety of categories. Today's category? The 10 Best Places to Retire in 2012 as reported by Yahoo!.

Compare the 2012 rankings to our 2011 post, "Most Affordable Retirement Cities in 2011".
RankLocationMedian Home $Best forTop State Income Tax
1 Albuquerque, NM $174,000 Big City 4.9%
2 Portland, OR $272,000 Big City 9.9%
3 Louisville, KY $116,000 Big City 6%
4 Tucson, AZ $148,000 Big City 4.54%
5 Austin, TX $215,000 Big City None
6 Winston-Salem, NC $129,000 Big City 7.75%
7 St George, UT $264,500 Resort 5%
8 Traverse City, MI $195,000 Resort 4.35%
9 Coeur d'Alene, ID $259,000 Resort 7.4%
10 St Augustine, FL $156,000 Resort None

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