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2022 Best Cities to Retire in America

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  1. Grand Rapids

    City in Michigan,

    547 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved to Grand Rapids in 2011, and never left since!Living in a small town prior, and never experienced anything like this! Lived in Florida one year prior to moving here, and when I came back to Michigan due to being homesick, Grand Rapids was the closest thing I could find that had both the feel of a big and successful...It's Fast Paced, Diverse, Safe, Fun, & PLENTY of life changing opportunities! We offer MANY educational/trade schools and career options as well for those seeking to go to higher places. I'd also...Grand Rapids comes from OLD money, but with it QUICKLY becoming the fastest growing smallest city in the US, our YOUNGER people are bringing in a dose of fresh air. A mix bag of Rep & Dem./Lib....I just wish the real estate, rent, & cost of living were more affordable..

    Read 547 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 199,417,

  2. Lansing

    City in Michigan,

    288 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I like that there are outskirts to Lansing where everyone can find their niche, yet the city center of Lansing can still bring all these communities together. With the exception of Michigan State...I'm not familiar with the public schools, but the area does seem to have family-friendly activities and events to keep people of all ages entertained. It's affordable compared to many other cities....

    Read 288 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 117,488,

  3. Fresno

    City in California,

    1194 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Fresno has lots of great small businesses, beautiful parks to visit, beautiful cerenary of historical buildings, lots of places to have family dinner. Let's not forget about the shopping centers! I....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 526,147,

  4. North Charleston

    City in South Carolina,

    230 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says One of the many things I liked about North Charleston and the zones around it, is that they are known as some biggest historical regions in the US. If you go to any of the places within the United....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 113,880,

  5. Allentown

    City in Pennsylvania,

    259 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Allentown; was born and raised here. Some mixed feelings, but overall had quite a positive experience (my bias: I'm from a calm suburb). Some positives: the library, a convenient and cheap bus....

    Read 259 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Population: 121,156,

  6. Tacoma

    City in Washington,

    485 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says What I like about Tacoma, Washington is the access to a nearby park. Every neighborhood had its own park for the community to enjoy. The City of Tacoma has different bodies of water to get to. There is the strait of the Tacoma Narrows off of the Point Defiance Park, rivers, creeks and streams to get away to.Tacoma also has many educational institutions to attend within a twenty-minute drive such as, Bates Technical College, Clover Park Technical College, Pierce College, Tacoma Community College, Puget... What can be improved about Tacoma are the many potholes that wears out the tires of the automobiles. The truck track adds to the wear and tear of the streets. Another improvement for City of Tacoma is the cost of housing. Many young adults are living with their parents these days, because studio apartments start at least $1,000 a month, which does....

    Read 485 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 215,766,

  7. Elgin

    City in Illinois,

    342 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Having been born in Elgin, I love the community of friends I have been able to form, along with the various attractions offered throughout the city! Nearly every year, my family and I participate in...My favorite places to go are the Gail Borden Public Library, and Rakow Branch Public Library: both wonderful to find interesting books to read, or to meet up with friends for studying or any event...Although some people don't see much to do around here, I'm always able to find something to do, and the distance from this city to neighboring ones is always convenient..

    Read 342 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 112,062,

  8. Worcester

    City in Massachusetts,

    222 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Worcester because of the pride that resides within every resident of “The Woo”. As I’ve grown up, I’ve watched my city progress greatly. A family member who grew up here and moved couldn’t....

    Read 222 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 185,186,

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