What It Costs to Retire Comfortably in Every State

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15. Maine
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $44,525
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $22,892 (12th lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $14,220 (20th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 20.0% (2nd highest)

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14. Arizona
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $44,946
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $27,184 (20th highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $14,232 (21st lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 17.1% (11th highest)

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13. North Carolina
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $45,329
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $24,594 (21st lowest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $13,512 (14th lowest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 15.9% (23rd lowest)

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12. Colorado
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $45,495
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $31,180 (8th highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $17,268 (14th highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 13.8% (5th lowest)

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11. Delaware
> Estimated annual retirement costs: $46,150
> Avg. annual earnings for 65+ households: $35,495 (3rd highest)
> Avg. annual homeownership costs for seniors: $16,536 (17th highest)
> Pct. residents 65+: 18.0% (6th highest)