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TOP COLLEGE TOWNS FOR RETIREMENT

Of the places in our 99 retirement city survey with a major university, these five rank as the best places to retire. Each city ranks high in a number of quality of life traits.

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Clarksville, TN
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Ranks high in: Home Prices, Building Permit Growth, Water Quality, Taxes, Diversity
Population: 142,357
City Type: College Town, Lakes & Rivers
Climate Type: Temperate & Humid
Local Resources:
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Tyler, TX
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Ranks high in: Water Quality, Medical Care, Diversity
Population: 100,223
City Type: Lakes & Rivers, College Town
Climate Type: Warm & Humid
Local Resources:
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Athens, GA
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Ranks high in: Population Age, Nearest Big City, Diversity, Recreation
Population: 119,980
City Type: College Town
Climate Type: Warm & Humid
Local Resources:
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Bowling Green, KY
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Ranks high in: Home Prices, Taxes, Nearest Big City
Population: 61,488
City Type: College Town, Lakes & Rivers
Climate Type: Temperate & Humid
Local Resources:
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Columbia, SC
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Ranks high in: Home Prices, Big City Home Price Comparison, Population Growth, Population Density, Taxes, Medical Care, Diversity
Population: 133,358
City Type: College Town, Lakes & Rivers, State Capital
Climate Type: Warm & Humid
Local Resources:
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Five more cities with a major university, in rank order, include: San Marcos, TX, Iowa City, IA, Gainesville, FL, Boulder, CO, Reno, NV.


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