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COOL & DRY CLIMATE

Of the places in our 99 retirement city survey with a cool and dry climate, these five rank as the best places to retire. Each city ranks high in a number of quality of life traits.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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Ranks high in: Big City Home Price Comparison, Water Quality, Medical Care, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Population: 465,101
City Type: Mountains, College Town
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Boulder, CO
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Ranks high in: Family Income, Natural Hazard Risk, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear), Recreation
Population: 108,090
City Type: Mountains, College Town
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Boise, ID
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Ranks high in: Population Growth, Taxes, Medical Care
Population: 223,154
City Type: Mountains, Lakes & Rivers, College Town, State Capital
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Ann Arbor, MI
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Ranks high in: Home Price Appreciation, Crime, Natural Hazard Risk
Population: 120,782
City Type: Lakes & Rivers, College Town
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Vail, CO
To the Vail, CO City Report
Ranks high in: Home Price Appreciation, Population Growth, Air Quality, Water Quality, Family Income, Natural Hazard Risk, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear), Recreation
Population: 5,483
City Type: Mountains, Lakes & Rivers
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Five more cities with a cool and dry climate, in rank order, include: Santa Fe, NM, Ft Collins, CO, Aspen, CO, Rochester, MN, Fond du Lac, WI.


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