- Florida has been a popular state for people to retire to.
- But Rhode Island, Delaware, and Ohio may also be great states for retirees.
Even though retirees have historically flocked to Florida, Rhode Island and Delaware may be two great alternatives for those ready to enjoy their golden years.
That's according to Insider's analysis of various datasets to find the best states for retirees to live in. Based on our methodology, 20 states ranked above Florida.
According to one analysis of the American Community Survey from the Census Bureau, Florida was the No. 1 state retirees were heading to.
But some retirees may not wish to move to Florida.
Insider wanted to see what other states may be great for retirees based on several factors, including average temperatures as well as the cost of living. According to our analysis and methodology, there were 20 states that ranked above Florida. This includes Arkansas, Texas, and Maine.
The following are 20 states that may be great for retirees. Below these top states is more information about our methodology and our full list of data sources we used in creating this ranking.
Are you a retiree who moved to or lives in one of the top states part of our analysis? Email this reporter at email@example.com.