Top US suburbs for retirement

For some, an attractive suburb near a big city is the best choice for a place to spend their retirement years. These locations stand out in terms of costs and quality of life.
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Jun 1, 2012 5:10PM
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Beaverton, Oregon is a nice place but don't count on nice weather.  It's gray, cool, wet and cloudy way more than the national average.  I grew up there and I couldn't live there in retirement.  It's way more expensive than the areas in and around Boise, Idaho.  We have lower tax rates, clean air, more sunshine and lower cost of living than Beaverton.  Recreational opportunities abound, and Boise State University offers the Osher Institute for adult enrichment.   The only downside is that the political climate is way too conservative.

But, Boise is a great option for retirees.  But, please.  Don't tell anyone - keep it under your hat. 
Aug 1, 2012 11:35AM
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All of those places look so great and perfect for those people wanting to retire. But I can't help but wonder, what about florida? I know of so many people who retire to florida and then it wasn't even on this list? I have a friend who moved there and said it was great for retired people. They have everything from swimming pools to <a href="http://www.usaservicesfl.com/roadside-vegetation-maintenance/">roadside mowing maintenance florida</a>. Thanks for sharing!
Apr 21, 2012 4:12PM
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Typically nerd calling MN Cold. while it's mild here. if southern Cities even got a trace of snow i.e. northern FL, they would freak out.

MN as well as other northern States has fishing in the summer. which can not be found in the south,

Also. I can't stand being in the Burbs as the transit is Ridiculous. or is it perhaps, that those that live in the burbs don't want different class of people living their.

but, wait, its those different of class of people that land up working for them, i.e. Housekeepers. Lawn Care. New Bron and kid sitting. Therefore, w/o rapid transit and a cheap car. how is those different class of people suppose to get their?

Oh yeah, the word came out that in the 60's the Interstates were build. it took down poor people's houses for those types could live father and father in the burbs. I dealt that the dinky small snobby towns want the cities folks as outsiders live in their town.

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