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San Diego among 50 best places in California to retire

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Posted at 1:35 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 16:35:01-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A new report shows where San Diego ranks among best and worst cities in California to retire.

According to WalletHub, San Diego takes the 47th spot on the list among 257 other cities throughout California.

America’s Finest City ranked 51st for quality of life, 139th for health care and 4th in the activities ranking.

San Diego did take the top spot in California in several categories. According to WalletHub, San Diego has the most museums and fishing facilities per capita when compared with other California cities.

San Diego did, however, rank quite a bit lower when it comes to adjusted cost of living and percentage of population aged 65 and older, placing 149th and 145th respectively.

According to the WalletHub ranking, the best cities in California for retirement are Los Gatos, Los Altos and Walnut Creek.

The lowest-ranking cities are Modesto, San Bernardino and Stockton.

To compile the list WalletHub compared more than 250 cities across 28 key metrics.