California is the sixth-worst state for retirement

(KGTV) – California is the sixth-worst state in the country for retirees, according to a study.  

The top ranking state is South Dakota, according to a Bankrate.com report; with Utah, Idaho, New Hampshire and Florida rounding out the top five.

The study examined seven categories: cost of living, taxes, health care quality, weather, crime, cultural vitality and well-being.

STATE RANK COST OF LIVING CRIME CULTURE HEALTH CARE TAXES WEATHER WELL-BEING
South Dakota 1 19 21 10 12 2 38 1
California 45 49 32 20 19 48 14 14


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According to the study, California ranked 49th in cost of living and 48th for taxes. It’s not all bad news though. California did came in 14th for weather and well-being.

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