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Arlington, Texas Voted Top 10 Worst U.S. Cities to Retire in, According to a Recent Study

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Arlington, Texas - Personal finance website WalletHub conducted a new survey comparing more than 180 U.S. cities in order to determine the best and the worst places to retire for the year 2021.

The survey evaluated the retirement-friendliness of 182 cities — including the 150 most populated U.S. cities, plus at least two of the most populated cities in each state — across four key dimensions: 1) Affordability, 2) Activities, 3) Quality of Life and 4) Health Care.

The city of Arlington, Texas ranked 173 overall out of 182 U.S. cities, with a total score of 41.84 (out of 100 possible points). Its rankings for the four key dimensions were 117 (Affordability), 142 (Activities), 88 (Quality of Life), and 151 (Healthcare).

Four other Texas cities also made the top 50 worst cities:

Plano (136)

GP (142)

Garland (160)

Irving (164)

Texas overall ranked #42 in WalletHub’s latest “Best & Worst States to Retire” survey.



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