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"There is still no cure for the common birthday." ~John Glenn

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Today's Short Review:

Boise, Idaho  

A pretty city that often lands on "best places to live" lists, Boise boasts bountiful outdoor recreation, a lively cultural scene and safe neighborhoods. Is it a great place to retire?

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Madeira Beach, Florida

"Two miles long and a smile wide," Madeira Beach sits on an island between the Gulf of Mexico and the Boca Ciega Bay.

Oak Island, North Carolina  

Oak Island is a classic, unhurried beach town and stretches along a barrier island on the southern North Carolina shore.

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Lawrence, Kansas  

Leafy Lawrence is a quintessential college town and often lands on "best places to live" lists.

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New Braunfels, Texas

Not far from San Antonio in south central Texas, New Braunfels beckons with its lush riverfront locale, welcoming spirit and unique heritage. It is a great retirement spot!

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Altamonte Springs, Florida

Suburban Altamonte Springs boasts reasonably priced living, with the white sands of New Smyrna Beach, Port Orange and Daytona Beach just an hour away.

Wenatchee, Washington  

In rugged terrain east of the Cascade Mountain Range, picturesque Wenatchee sits amid rivers, mountains and apple orchards.

Mountain View, Arkansas  

Tucked in a valley in north central Arkansas' lush, rural Ozark Mountains, Mountain View is known as the "Folk Music Capital of the World."

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Big Pine Key, Florida

Part of Florida's Lower Keys, Big Pine Key is a seductive, remote place with an ends-of-the-world feeling.

Horseshoe Bay, Texas  

A scenic town on the shores of Lake Lyndon B. Johnson, Horseshoe Bay is home to the Horseshoe Bay Resort and is primarily residential.

Port Royal, South Carolina  

Sleepy Port Royal sits next to Port Royal Sound and has had five countries, Spain, France, England, Scotland and the United States, as well as the Confederacy, hoist their flag over it.

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Port Charlotte, Florida

Tucked along pretty Alligator Bay and Port Charlotte Harbor on the southwestern Florida coast, Port Charlotte is a low key, reasonably priced town popular with boaters, fishermen and more. It is, in fact, a great retirement spot!

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Rockledge, Florida

Rockledge borders the Indian River on Florida's Space Coast and was a winter resort before making room for Kennedy Space Center employees.

Louisville, Colorado  

On a high grassy plain in north central Colorado, Louisville is an casual, affluent city that boasts sweeping views of the majestic Rocky Mountains.

Ocean Springs, Mississippi  

Peaceful Ocean Springs sits on Mississippi's east Gulf Coast and began as the first permanent settlement in French Louisiana in 1699.

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Suwanee, Georgia

A wholesome, fast-growing town, Suwanee is in northern Georgia and has an inviting downtown, a large community garden, plenty of recreation venues and more. Is it a great place to retire?

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Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is a laid back barrier island town, home to coral reefs and strips of sunny, sparkling sand.

Chandler, Arizona

A comfortable bedroom community, Chandler is fast-growing and brimming with planned communities and golf courses.

Sun Lakes: a Large 55+ Community in Chandler, Arizona

This expansive, established 55+ community has a variety of housing, seven golf courses, stocked lakes and more.

Athens, Ohio

Set in a valley in pretty southeastern Ohio, Athens is surrounded by rolling hills and is home to lively Ohio University.

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St. James City, Florida

Tucked on the southern half of southwestern Florida's Pine Island, St. James City is undeveloped, agricultural and rife with wildlife.

Concord, North Carolina

Comfortable Concord boasts three historic districts and is less than an hour from sprawling Lake Norman, the "island sea" of North Carolina.

Jacksonville, Oregon

Jacksonville, a quirky little town stuck in time, is nestled amid lakes, rivers and forests between the Cascade Mountains and the Klamath Mountains in rugged southwestern Oregon.

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Surprise, Arizona

Next to the White Tank Mountains outside of Phoenix, Surprise is a well kept, fast growing town with new housing, new infrastructure and happy residents. Is it a great place to retire?

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Belle Isle, Florida

Leafy Belle Isle completely surrounds Lake Conway and boasts plenty of opportunities for water recreation.

Ahwatukee, Arizona   

A Phoenix urban/suburban village, Ahwatukee has been called the "World's Largest Cul de Sac" and has a trendy vibe.

Hernando, Mississippi

Home to a sizeable musician population, Hernando has been landing on "best places to live" lists in the last few years.

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What is the Difference Between Average Home Price and Median Home Price?

When searching for a place to retire, housing costs are a top concern. So what is the difference between the average home price and the median home price? The average home price is determined by adding together all the prices of homes sold during a specific timeframe and dividing that amount by the number of homes sold. On the other hand, the median home price is the middle sales price of all the homes sold. In other words, a median price means that half of the homes sold at a price below the median and half sold at a price above the median.

How We Choose Great Places to Retire

When looking for great places to retire, we consider a number of factors, including cost of living, medical facilities, climate, transportation, crime rates, cultural amenities, educational amenities, shopping venues, infrastructure, recreational opportunities, housing options, the poverty rate and more. No one factor alone, except a high crime rate, a high poverty rate, population loss or crumbling infrastructure, will disqualify a town as a great retirement spot. We weigh all of the evidence to decide if a town has enough going for it to make it a top place to retire. We are not affiliated with any of the places that we review.

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