When it comes to choosing your retirement destination, there’s a famous saying: “Follow the bird.” The southern states aren’t known just for their mild climates but also for their robust economies and low costs—attractive qualities for any senior.
No wonder so many people are already planning to retire there. In fact, according to a survey, 37% of participants say they plan to head to the South Atlantic (including Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina), making it the most popular retirement area in the US.
Just think about the next scenario: you’re sipping lemonade and reading a book from the comfort of your porch, while the sun is shining and the birds are singing. There’s no better place to experience this than the South.
We highlighted the best southern US cities to retire to, taking into account safety, living costs, poverty rates, median incomes, residents’ sense of well-being, and the availability of health care and recreational facilities. Check this out!