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Compare city quality of life facts and figures for the top ranked Temperate & Humid retirement cities.

Compare home prices, cost of living, air quality, medical care, water quality, demographics and more. Use the drop down box to make another city climate comparison.

  



Climate Comparison - Temperate & Humid
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City Type
City Type Lakes & Rivers, College Town Lakes & Rivers, College Town Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town, State Capital Lakes & Rivers, College Town, National Parks na
Population (2016 est.)
Population (Current) 150,287 65,234 67,453 51,202 15,214 78,040
Population (1990) 75,494 40,641 58,282 33,840 11,530 49,272
Land Area (sq mi) 98 38 29 18 9 36
Persons Per Square Mile 1,534 1,717 2,326 2,845 1,690 2,151
Home Prices
2017 $168,097 $178,758 $223,754 $305,501 $336,483 $425,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '17) 65.8% -12.1% 47.2% 93.4% 53.4% 68.0%
Annual Appreciation ('16 to '17) 0.1% 2.1% 9.1% 8.1% 5.5% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '17) 3.4% -0.9% 2.5% 4.2% 2.7% 3.5%
Big City Prices ('17) $249,000 $249,000 $234,000 $475,000 $240,000 $319,000
Bargain Index 55% 58% 77% 52% 113% 103%
Big City Nashville Nashville Charlotte Seattle Virginia Beach-Norfolk na
Monthly Rent $1,169 $1,054 $1,102 $1,629 $1,533 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 9.7 11.4 13.6 12.6 14.7 18.2
Cost of Living (2017)
Cost of Living 72% 72% 78% 103% 103% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2016)
Good Days 68% 72% 49% 83% 77% 72%
Moderate Days 29% 27% 48% 16% 21% 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 3% 1% 2% 1% 1% 3%
Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 66% 55% 45% na 1% 36%
Threatened 0% 0% 0% na 9% 2%
Impaired 35% 45% 55% na 90% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 18 37 41 38 86 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 47 miles 66 miles 103 miles 60 miles 47 miles 72 miles
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Recreation
National Parks 5 7 9 5 13 7
National Campgrounds 45 51 74 29 1 26
State Parks 12 5 10 9 3 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 3 4 9 3 4 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 788 193 216 185 49 346
2015 688 195 252 124 20 324
Gain ('15 to '16) 15% -1% -14% 49% 145% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 29 28 35 38 24 37
White 65.6% 75.8% 64.0% 83.7% 74.0% 80.7%
Black or African American 23.3% 13.9% 30.0% 2.0% 14.0% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6% 0.3% 0.3% 1.1% 0.3% 0.8%
Asian 2.3% 4.2% 1.4% 6.0% 5.7% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 0.0% 0.2%
Other Race 2.8% 3.0% 2.5% 1.8% 2.5% 4.4%
Multiple Races 5.1% 2.7% 1.8% 5.0% 3.5% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 9.3% 6.5% 5.9% 6.3% 6.7% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $52,708 $45,287 $57,933 $71,029 $71,190 $69,596
Occupied Housing 90% 92% 87% 94% 88% 83%
Vacant Housing 10% 8% 13% 6% 12% 17%
Home Ownership 56% 41% 45% 50% 44% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.10 3.00 2.90 2.80 2.70 2.90
Taxes (2016)
Local and State 9.5% 6.0% 7.2% 8.9% 5.6% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 97 days 102 days 102 days 118 days 113 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Temperate & Humid Temperate & Humid Temperate & Humid Temperate & Humid Temperate & Humid na
January Low Temp 25 F 25 F 31 F 32 F 28 F 27 F
July High Temp 90 F 89 F 89 F 76 F 89 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 55 in 52 in 50 in 51 in 49 in 35 in
Elevation 382 ft 528 ft 957 ft 206 ft 70 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Lower Moderate Moderate Higher Lower Moderate
Earthquake 1% .5% 1% 50% .1% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 0 20-40 0 20-40 10
Flood Very High Moderate Low Very High High Very High
Tornado Low Moderate Low Very Low Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk No Risk High Ash Fall No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low High Low Low Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 0 0 5 0 6 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2016)
Violent Crimes 67 50 93 32 19 40
Property Crimes 366 526 596 503 195 403
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 4,058 4,243 3,272 5,531 3,629 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 1,512 1,413 1,526 97 1,364 1,253
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