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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: 439,886
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, Walkability
Population: 214,237
City Type: Mountains, Lakes & Rivers, College Town, State Capital
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: 103,166
City Type: Mountains, College Town
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
     Find homes for sale in Boulder!
Santa Fe, NM
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Ranks high in: Population Growth, Building Permit Growth, Air Quality, Taxes, Nearest Big City, Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Population: 69,976
City Type: Mountains, State Capital
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Ann Arbor, MI
To the Ann Arbor, MI City Report
Ranks high in: Home Price Appreciation, Crime, Natural Hazard Risk
Population: 117,025
City Type: Lakes & Rivers, College Town
Climate Type: Cool & Dry
Local Resources:
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Five more cities with a cool and dry climate, in rank order, include: Ft Collins, CO, Vail, CO, Aspen, CO, Fond du Lac, WI, Rochester, MN.


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