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St. Petersburg 11th Best City to Retire

Monday, August 24, 2015  
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St. Petersburg was named the 11th Best City to Retire in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet WalletHub.com. You can find the full study here: http://wallethub.com/edu/best-places-to-retire/6165/.

 To help Americans plan for retirement, WalletHub compared the affordability, quality of life, health care and availability of recreational activities in the 150 largest U.S. cities. Our data set includes 24 metrics, ranging from the cost of living to public hospital rankings to the percentage of the population aged 65 and older.

 

Retirement-friendliness of St. Petersburg (1=Best; 75=Avg.):

·  25th – Adjusted Cost of Living

·  40th – Annual Cost of In-Home Services

·  43rd – Elderly Friendly Labor Market

·  20th – Number of Recreation & Senior Centers per Capita

·  7th – % of the Population Aged 65 & Older

·  8th – Number of Family and General Physicians per 10,000 Residents

·  16th - Number of Fishing Facilities per 100,000 Residents

·  44th - Number of Nurses per 1,000 Residents


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