Report: Dayton ranked No. 5 in top 15 best places to retire in America

26 Jul 2022

DAYTON, Ohio (Dayton Business Journal) - The city of Dayton has been named the fifth-best place to retire in America, according to a new report.

A census data report carried out by consumer finance startup ranked the Gem City No. 5 in its top 15 list of retirement destinations following an in-depth study that looked at affordability, health insurance, safety levels and other factors.

The report analyzed numerous variables, including median home values, homeowner costs, rent, health insurance coverage and safety levels, which Dollar Hand says are "all key priorities for seniors looking to enjoy a great quality of life during their retirement." This data was used to create a score, with Dayton receiving a tally of 50.59. That score ranked Dayton the fifth-strongest city in the table of 15.

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