Skip to Main Content

2022 Best Places to Retire in Alabama

Best for retirees
  • Best places to live
  • Best for families
  • Most diverse
  • Best to buy a house
  • Best public schools
  • Cost of living
  • Best places to live
  • Best for families
  • Best public schools
  • Most diverse
  • Best for young professionals
  • Best for retirees

Economy

  • Cost of living
  • Best to buy a house

Health & outdoors

  • Healthiest
  • Outdoor activities

126-150 of 604 results

  1. Robertsdale

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love that Robertsdale is a small yet friendly community, that everyone looks out for each other. Best place I have ever lived and I plan to continue to live here..

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 6,776,

    View nearby homes
  2. Tuscaloosa

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Tuscaloosa is a very know town because of the Legendary school: The University of Alabama, where Legends and Champions are made! Population is 103,369 as of 2020. Overall there's a lot to do from....

    Read 311 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 100,633,

    View nearby homes
  3. Monroeville

    Town in Alabama,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It is a quiet small country town that has all the necessities needed for my family. It feels safe to live in and raise a family. There are hardly ever any big lines for different things, such as the....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Population: 5,812,

    View nearby homes
  4. Tuskegee

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Tuskegee Al. The people are very down- to earth and friendly. The weather is nice. The area that I live in is very quiet. I have very nice neighbors. We look out for each other, This is done....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Population: 8,443,

    View nearby homes
  5. Level Plains

    Town in Alabama,

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 1,781,

    View nearby homes
  6. Clay

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Clay, Alabama my whole life. It is a small, quiet town with a tight family-feel community. I have enjoyed living here, but I did move to Samford University where I live during the....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 9,936,

    View nearby homes
  7. Headland

    Town in Alabama,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says People are friendly and the town square is being revitalized. Nice mix of upscale neighborhoods and rural homes/wide open spaces. Affordable housing is a plus! Love that this town is just minutes....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 4,684,

    View nearby homes
  8. Columbiana

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Being raised here was just amazing! Only bad thing I can see in this area is if you are too rural, you're not able to get something like cable for internet or something. Plus, this is where the home of county government is at! Courthouse, police department, DMV, all things that can keep you safe is here for you!.

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 4,602,

    View nearby homes
  9. Sylacauga

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I would like to see everyone work together when it comes to littering. The town is beautiful, but everyone throws their garbage on the ground. I throw a fitter over some litter!.

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 12,132,

    View nearby homes
  10. Montevallo

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Montevallo is a home away from home. It is a quaint and cunning small town. I adore the historic aspects of the college and the community as well as how it is old-fashioned with a modern twist.....

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 6,829,

    View nearby homes
  11. East Brewton

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says A nice quite town that nothing much happens in. East Brewton has plenty of creeks to swim in and nice stores..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 3,093,

    View nearby homes
  12. Lake View

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Neighbors are extremely friendly and the neighborhoods are nice! The elementary school is amazing, but the middle and high schools are not. Wish there was more development, but it's getting there..

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 2,569,

    View nearby homes
  13. Flomaton

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says This is a very small town, but people here care about each other and want to see them do great things for the most part. I'm a high school senior and I couldn't tell you how many times teachers,....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Population: 1,945,

    View nearby homes
  14. Bessemer

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    82 Niche users give it an average review of 3.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Bessemer is a growing city. It's suburb McCalla is rapidly growing by the month. With the addition of Amazon Distribution Center, Home Depot Distribution Center, and Carvana, Bessemer is quickly....

    Read 82 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Population: 26,063,

    View nearby homes
  15. Moundville

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Moundville is a nice, small town that people come to visit from all over the world. Moundville is known for the tall Native American mounds that are still standing. People come for the Native....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 3,008,

    View nearby homes
  16. Killen

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Killen is a small town in Lauderdale County, Alabama - which is in the very northwest corner of the state. Being built around a major US highway, it doesn’t have that same small town Alabama feel....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 1,146,

    View nearby homes
  17. Warrior

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have been a resident of this small city and I have loved it ever since. The people here are close knit and many are just like family. Everybody just about knows everybody and it's always....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Population: 3,197,

    View nearby homes
  18. Alexandria

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Everyone's really nice. Great community and some pretty good places to eat. You don't have to worry about crime unless it's someone from a neighboring town..

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 4,185,

    View nearby homes
  19. Choccolocco

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 3,246,

    View nearby homes
  20. Thorsby

    Town in Alabama,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Thorsby is an excellent small town. Things run at a slower pace and life is simple. I have enjoyed being brought up in this atmosphere. I hope to raid a family someday in a similar environment..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 2,122,

    View nearby homes
  21. Phenix City

    Suburb in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Phenix City, Alabama is truly amazing! Yes, it's not a big huge city like New York City, but let's say you're retired and you want to get away from the big city and want to stay in a quiet peaceful....

    Read 136 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 36,461,

    View nearby homes
  22. Selma

    Town in Alabama,

    68 Niche users give it an average review of 2.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Selma because it is my stomping grounds, my birth town! I was born and raised here in Selma and it was so full of love and character during those years. Selma is full of talent and potential....

    Read 68 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Population: 17,762,

    View nearby homes
  23. Riverside

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 2,077,

    View nearby homes
  24. Piedmont

    Town in Alabama,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Love the small town atmosphere, everyone is always willing to reach out and help each other. The school system is amazing. They offer many extra curricular activities that many surrounding schools....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 4,549,

    View nearby homes
  25. Thomasville

    Town in Alabama,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It's great here! The only thing I would change is to add more entertainment for the kids and more entry-level job opportunities for the people who are in college..

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 3,876,

    View nearby homes
loading indicator

Showing results 126 through 150 of 604