Top Places for City Slickers to Retire

Physician's Money Digest, December 2006, Volume 13, Issue 12

Not every physician-retiree wants tosettle down and live their twilight years ina peaceful, secluded location—some stillwant to enjoy the perks of living close to abig city. For that crop of physicians, arecent report, "Retirement Migration inAmerica," lists the following top 15 metropolitanareas in which to retire that are notonly low in crime but financially sensiblefor retirees as well:

  • Boston area: Sandwich, Mass
  • New York City area: Southbury, Conn
  • Philadelphia area: Jenkintown, Pa
  • Washington, DC/Baltimore area: Boyce, Va
  • Atlanta area: Monticello, Ga
  • Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area: North Palm Beach, Fla
  • Detroit area: Rochester, Mich
  • Chicago area: Michigan City, Ind
  • Dallas/Ft.Worth area: Lindale, Tex
  • Houston area: Bellaire, Tex
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul area: Paynesville, Minn
  • Phoenix area: Sun City, Ariz
  • Seattle area: Greenbank, Wash
  • San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose area: Martinez, Calif
  • Los Angeles area: Yucaipa, Calif