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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)
Boulder, CO
To the Boulder, CO City Report
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
Local Resources:
     Find homes for sale in Boulder!
Greenville, SC
To the Greenville, SC City Report
Ranks high in: Home Price Appreciation, Taxes, Medical Care, Diversity, Recreation
Population: 61,397
City Type: Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town
Climate Type: Temperate & Humid
Local Resources:
     Find homes for sale in Greenville!
Colorado Springs, CO
To the Colorado Springs, CO City Report
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:
     Find homes for sale in Colorado Springs!
Provo, UT
To the Provo, UT City Report
Ranks high in: Water Quality, Population Age, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear), Recreation
Population: 116,288
City Type: College Town, Lakes & Rivers, Mountains
Climate Type: Warm & Dry
Local Resources:
     Find homes for sale in Provo!
Port Townsend, WA
To the Port Townsend, WA City Report
Ranks high in: Home Price Appreciation, Air Quality, Climate, Walkability
Population: 9,210
City Type: West Coast, Mountains, National Parks
Climate Type: Temperate & Dry
Local Resources:
     Find homes for sale in Port Townsend!

Five more cities near the mountains, in rank order, include: Reno, NV, Boise, ID, Olympia, WA, Vancouver, WA, Bellingham, WA.


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