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30 Best Cities for Older Americans

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30. Barnstable Town, MA
> Share of population 65+: 27.9% (top 10%)
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 70.3
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 99.9 (top 10%)
> Average retirement income: $32,576 (top 10%)

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29. Appleton, WI
> Share of population 65+: 13.0%
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 95.6 (top 25%)
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 69.6
> Average retirement income: $20,693 (bottom 25%)

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28. Casper, WY
> Share of population 65+: 12.8%
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 125.3 (top 10%)
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 72.8
> Average retirement income: $21,979

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27. Parkersburg-Vienna, WV
> Share of population 65+: 18.8% (top 10%)
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 58.6
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 82.8
> Average retirement income: $18,722 (bottom 25%)

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26. Fond du Lac, WI
> Share of population 65+: 16.5%
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 71.1
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 54.8 (bottom 25%)
> Average retirement income: $19,068 (bottom 25%)

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