Colorado Ranks 2 For Best States For Retirement

Dated: 03/29/2017

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Bankrate released its article "The top 10 best states for your retirement" today.  Colorado earned the number 2 spot for for 3 primary reasons.

1) Health Care Quality - Colorado's strengths are in a low prevalence of obesity, physical inactivity and diabetes.  In the past year preventable hospitalizations decreased 13%, smoking decreased 11%.  In the past 10 years cardiovascular deaths decreased 27% according to America's Health Rankings web site.  The Commonwealth fund recently ranked Colorado sixth-best in the nation according to a recent article in the Denver Post.Retire in Colorado

2) Cost of Living - Colorado's cost of living is below average in nearly all the categories defined on Sperling's best places web site.

3) Seniors' overall well-being - Colorado has been in the top 10 of the Gallup-Healthways well-being index for eight straight years.  

Population:    5,540,545

Median Age:    36.2

Married Population:    56.2%

Household Size:    2.64

Unemployment Rate:    4%

Median Home Price:    $354,000

Average Commute time:    24.58 minutes

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