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Want to know where you can live the retirement dream in Nevada? Read on.
But, first, let's talk about a couple of things before you head down to HomeSnacks' list of the top ten best places to retire in The Silver State for 2021. For one, many people think that Las Vegas and Reno are the only places in Nevada worth your time; and while they may be two of the top ten best places to retire in Nevada for 2021, they are not the best. So, what does it take to make the top ten best places to retire in Nevada? Well, to make HomeSnacks' list, a place had to be affordable, safe, and close to an international airport. And because we know that's not all that keeps the 65 and older crowd happy and entertained, we also looked at amenities and commute times for each and this information can be found under each city's data button.
And, folks, no surprise here: Nevada's best places to retire do not disappoint. The state is after all one of the fastest growing states in America so there has to be something that's drawing the country to this western state. And for many of Nevada's retirees, that takes on the form of great skiing in Carson City's Lake Tahoe and gambling anywhere from Winnemucca to Henderson.
So, want to know the places in Nevada where you where you can experience the best that retirement has to offer? Grab a coffee and follow along.
HomeSnacks thinks that since you have spent a majority of your life working towards retirement that you should be privy to the best places to retire in each state. And in Nevada's case, we looked at 10 places with at least 1,000 residents to find the best of the best.
So, where is the best place to retire in Nevada? According to the latest Census, that would be Yerington.
To see a list of the rest of Nevada's places to retire, hit that down arrow. And because we don't want you to take a gamble with your golden years, we suggest you take a look at Nevada's worst places before you make any life changing decisions.
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The 10 Best Places To Retire In Nevada For 2021
How We Determined The Best Places To Retire In the Silver State for 2021
To create our list of the best places in Nevada to retire, we first used Census data to find all places in the Silver State -- 124 cities and towns.
We then narrowed it down to places with at least 1,000 people that weren't townships. This left us with 10 places from across the state.
- Low cost of living as measured by rent
- Low crime
- Things to do (Museums, Colleges, and Libraries in town)
- Nice weather
- Distance to the closest international airport
- Other retirees (High median age)
We then ranked each of these places for each criteria from one to 10, with the lowest number being the best.
Finally, we took the average rank across these criteria. The place, in this case Yerington, with the lowest average rank was crowned the best of the best, a place for you to start your second careers. You can download the data here.
Maybe You're Not Ready To Retire In Nevada Yet...
So there you have it, the best place to retire in Nevada goes to Yerington.
If you're not ready to hang up your office apparel yet, then these places might be up your alley:
- North Las Vegas
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