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Best Places to Retire in Every State

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6. Colorado: Chaffee County
> Population: 18,818
> 65 and older population: 24.1% (10th of 64 counties)
> Primary care physicians: 91.9 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $4,197.89 (37th out of 64 counties)
> Median home value: $313,200

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7. Connecticut: Hartford County
> Population: 897,417
> 65 and older population: 16.2% (4th of 8 counties)
> Primary care physicians: 94.7 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $4,257.11 (8th out of 8 counties)
> Median home value: $235,300

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8. Delaware: Sussex County
> Population: 215,551
> 65 and older population: 25.2% (1st of 3 counties)
> Primary care physicians: 66.8 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $4,249.98 (3rd out of 3 counties)
> Median home value: $242,900

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9. Florida: Sarasota County
> Population: 404,839
> 65 and older population: 34.8% (4th of 67 counties)
> Primary care physicians: 80.7 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $4,156.50 (19th out of 67 counties)
> Median home value: $215,300

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10. Georgia: Towns County
> Population: 11,173
> 65 and older population: 33.6% (1st of 159 counties)
> Primary care physicians: 91.1 per 100,000
> Est. monthly living expenses for family of 2: $4,103.24 (49th out of 159 counties)
> Median home value: $197,900

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