2016 Best Counties to Retire in America

Explore the best counties to retire in the U.S. based on number of retirees, weather, and access to healthcare and entertainment. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, FBI, CDC, and other data sources.

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  • National
  • By State
Viewing 1-25 of 100
  1. 1

    Charlotte

    • County in Florida
  2. 2

    Sumter

    • County in Florida
  3. 3

    Martin

    • County in Florida
  4. 4

    Sarasota

    • County in Florida
    • 47 reviews
  5. 5

    Indian River

    • County in Florida
    • 1 review
  6. 6

    Citrus

    • County in Florida
    • 1 review
  7. 7

    Collier

    • County in Florida
  8. 8

    Hamilton

    • County in Texas
  9. 9

    Lee

    • County in Florida
    • 3 reviews
  10. 10

    Big Stone

    • County in Minnesota
  11. 11

    Towns

    • County in Georgia
    • 3 reviews
  12. 12

    Custer

    • County in South Dakota
    • 2 reviews
  13. 13

    Highlands

    • County in Florida
  14. 14

    Ransom

    • County in North Dakota
  15. 15

    Manatee

    • County in Florida
    • 2 reviews
  16. 16

    Lake

    • County in Florida
    • 1 review
  17. 17

    Pamlico

    • County in North Carolina
  18. 18

    Haskell

    • County in Texas
  19. 19

    Tucker

    • County in West Virginia
  20. 20

    Clinton

    • County in Kentucky
  21. 21

    Lyon

    • County in Kentucky
  22. 22

    Murray

    • County in Oklahoma
  23. 23

    Thayer

    • County in Nebraska
  24. 24

    Bon Homme

    • County in South Dakota
  25. 25

    Baxter

    • County in Arkansas