Great places to retire without a car
It makes sense to cut expenses when you retire, but some people can't imagine life without wheels. Here are some spots where retirees can enjoy a vehicle-free life.
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The City of Brotherly Love is anything BUT! The crime rate there kills any chance of anyone wanting to retire there!
Corvallis is a highly taxed town...between the state and the city.
Anywhere in Michigan is probably not a good bet these days. Already high taxes statewide, probably going to get higher to clean up and bail out the slums...aka Detroit!
Florida? No thanks! Between the tornadoes, the hurricanes (not the college either) and the drug-runners...not a quality of life place to live!
And for myself...living in ANY city is a non-starter. I live in town now...and when I move...it will be to a MINIMUM of 5, preferable 10 acres...with peace and quiet! And plenty of trees! And neighbors far away from me!
Mississippi is one of our worst states. It has the nation’s highest poverty rate, its second-highest teen pregnancy rate and its highest teen birth rate.An Education Week report ranks its schools 48 out of 50. Its infant mortality rate—9.67 deaths per 1,000 live births, the highest in the nation—is close to Botswana’s. Its life expectancy is the lowest in America and lower than those of Guatemala or Pakistan. Few states invest less in public education or public health. If it were an independent country, we’d consider it part of the Third World.
St. Louis is consistently ranked among the most dangerous cities in the United States.
Pittsburgh and Philadelphia? High crime rates. No thanks.
Where is Peachtree City, GA? The entire city was planned to be car-free.
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