Where You Should Retire in the USA: States Ranked From Worst To Best
Cost of living: 87% above the average in U.S. Population: 1.4 million. Best city: Maunawili. HIGHLIGHTS: The best town for retirees in this tropical state is Maunawili on the island of Oʻahu, says Niche.com. It is home to popular hiking spots and close to the state capital, Honolulu. Generally, Hawaii is full of nature and water sports.
CHALLENGES: The cost of living is very high in Hawaii — 87% above average. That is even greater than the other sunshine state, California. The average earning for 65 plus individuals is over $71K, according to Kiplinger. Few of its residents meet U.S. poverty guidelines.