3 in Texas: SAN ANTONIO, EL PASO, MCALLEN 3 in Florida: DAYTONA BEACH, LAKELAND, SPACE COAST (MELBOURNE) + GRAND RAPIDS, PITTSBURGH, GREENVILLE (SC), NASHVILLE
"Moving to a place with lower housing costs can improve your retirement finances. If you sell a home in an expensive city and buy or rent in another city with more reasonable housing costs, you may be able to boost your retirement savings, retire sooner or enjoy a higher quality of life. A recent U.S. News analysis compared the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the United States as potential retirement spots. The study included data about housing affordability, happiness, desirability, retiree taxes, the job market and access to quality health care. These are the cities with the most affordable housing that scored highly on the U.S. News Best Places to Retire 2019 ranking."