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Ann Arbor, a city of over 100,000, is best known as home of the University of Michigan.

The university, founded in 1817, has one of the largest research budgets of any university and is a major draw for cultural, educational and sporting events.

The Huron River flows through the city and along with the nearby lakes and parks provides an abundance of outdoor activities.

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Ann Arbor ranks high in family income, natural hazards risk and age of population. Ann Arbor ranks low in population density and home energy use.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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