Where You Should Retire in the USA: States Ranked From Worst To Best

49. CALIFORNIA

Cost of living: 52% above the average in U.S. Population: 39.56 million. Best city: Beverly Hills, per Yahoo! HIGHLIGHTS: It is hard to argue against California's natural attraction. The state has forests, deserts, beaches, and more. It is home to big cities for those desiring fast-paced living.

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CHALLENGES: Apart from Hawaii, this state has the second highest costs of living. If you are a fan of bright weather, you will have to pay up! Some are, and it is costing them — 19% of California's residents live in poverty, says the U.S. Census Bureau.