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COOL & DRY CLIMATE

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

(click a city or photo to view a detailed City Report)
Boulder, CO
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Ranks high in: Home Price Appreciation, Building Permit Growth, Family Income, Natural Hazard Risk, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear), Recreation
Population: 103,166
City Type: College Town, Mountains
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
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Colorado Springs, CO
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Ranks high in: Big City Home Price Comparison, Water Quality, Medical Care, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Population: 439,886
City Type: College Town, Mountains
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Boise, ID
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Ranks high in: Population Growth, Taxes, Medical Care
Population: 214,237
City Type: Mountains, Lakes & Rivers, College Town, State Capital
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Ft Collins, CO
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Ranks high in: Home Price Appreciation, Nearest Big City, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Population: 152,061
City Type: Mountains, Lakes & Rivers, College Town
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Santa Fe, NM
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Ranks high in: Population Growth, Air Quality, Taxes, Nearest Big City, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Population: 69,976
City Type: Mountains, State Capital
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Five more cities with a cool and dry climate, in rank order, include: Pocatello, ID, Fargo, ND, Rochester, MN, Ann Arbor, MI, Vail, CO.


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