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TOP MOUNTAIN CITIES FOR RETIREMENT

Of the places in our 99 retirement city survey near the mountains, 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)
Colorado Springs, CO
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Ranks high in: Big City Home Price Comparison, Building Permit Growth, Air 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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Lynchburg, VA
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Ranks high in: Home Prices, Big City Home Price Comparison, Population Growth, Building Permit Growth, Air Quality, Diversity, Climate
Population: 78,014
City Type: Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town, National Parks
Climate Type: Temperate & Humid
Local Resources:
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Boulder, CO
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Ranks high in: Family Income, Natural Hazard Risk, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear), Recreation
Population: 103,166
City Type: College Town, Mountains
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Oak Ridge, TN
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Ranks high in: Home Prices, Population Density, Building Permit Growth, Taxes
Population: 29,419
City Type: Mountains, Lakes & Rivers
Climate Type: Temperate & Humid
Local Resources:
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Springfield, MO
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Ranks high in: Home Prices, Building Permit Growth, Taxes, Medical Care
Population: 164,122
City Type: Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town
Climate Type: Temperate & Humid
Local Resources:
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Five more cities near the mountains, in rank order, include: Reno, NV, Ft Collins, CO, Olympia, WA, Greenville, SC, Prescott, AZ.


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