Best Places to Retire in Every State

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1. Alabama: Baldwin County
> Population: 203,360
> 65 and older population: 19.0% (15th of 67 counties)
> Primary care physicians: 74.2 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $4,343.67 (2nd out of 67 counties)
> Median home value: $182,000

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2. Alaska: Kenai Peninsula Borough
> Population: 57,961
> 65 and older population: 14.8% (5th of 29 borough)
> Primary care physicians: 74.6 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $5,341.27 (14th out of 29 counties)
> Median home value: $234,600

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3. Arizona: Pima County
> Population: 1,007,257
> 65 and older population: 18.1% (7th of 15 counties)
> Primary care physicians: 82.5 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $3,876.65 (14th out of 15 counties)
> Median home value: $166,300

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4. Arkansas: Baxter County
> Population: 41,093
> 65 and older population: 30.5% (1st of 75 counties)
> Primary care physicians: 85.4 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $3,478.55 (39th out of 75 counties)
> Median home value: $124,400

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5. California: Plumas County
> Population: 18,724
> 65 and older population: 25.8% (4th of 58 counties)
> Primary care physicians: 96.0 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $4,201.70 (32nd out of 58 counties)
> Median home value: $228,900