Orlando is the best city to retire to in the nation, according to a recent WalletHub study. Newark, NJ was the worst.
The study looked at the “retirement-friendliness” of 182 cities across the nation and compared affordability, activities, quality of life and healthcare. The report assumed people would live on a fixed income.
Orlando came in at No. 7 for how affordable it is to live there. Four other Florida cities fall into the top 10 – Tampa (3), Ft. Lauderdale (5), Miami (7) and Cape Coral (9).
Cape Coral is one of the cities nationwide with the highest percentage of people aged 65 and older. Hialeah is No. 4 and also has the fewest people over age 65 who are employed.
In a January study, WalletHub named Florida the top state to retire to, and the state with the highest percentage of people 65 and older.
According to the same site, Florida has one of the worst healthcare systems in the nation.