Bluffton named a top retirement spot by Forbes

info@islandpacket.comJanuary 24, 2014 

  • Forbes' Top 25 places to retire, by state

    South Carolina

    • Bluffton
    • Charleston
    • Clemson

    Alabama

    • Auburn

    Arizona

    • Tucson

    Idaho

    • Boise

    Florida

    • Cape Coral
    • Port Saint Lucie
    • Venice

    Kentucky

    • Bowling Green

    New Mexico

    • Las Cruces

    North Carolina

    • Brevard

    North Dakota

    • Fargo

    Oklahoma

    • Oklahoma City

    Pennsylvania

    • Pittsburgh
    • State College

    Texas

    • Abilene
    • Austin
    • Fredericksburg
    • San Angelo

    Utah

    • Ogden
    • Salt Lake City

    Virginia

    • Blacksburg

    Washington

    • Bellingham

    West Virginia

    • Morgantown

Bluffton has made Forbes magazine's list of the top 25 places to retire.

The magazine's website gives the following pros for the town: "Scenic waters, warm climate, good state tax environment, average home price $197,000, low crime, highly walkable."

On the downside: The cost of living is 8 percent above the national average.

Bluffton's entry on the list can be viewed by clicking here. The places are listed in alphabetical order.

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