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Tampa is the #2 City in the US for Retirement

Asturia is just north of Tampa in Pasco County, which has just been named by Wallethub as the #2 city in the US for retirment based on affordability, health care, activities and quality of life. 

According to WalletHub, its analysts compared the affordability, quality of life, health care and availability of recreational activities in the 150 largest U.S. cities. They used a data set of 31 key metrics that ranged from "cost of living" to "public-hospital rankings" and "percentage of the 65 and older population."

Top 10 retirement cities in the U.S.

1. Orlando
2. Tampa
3. Scottsdale, Ariz.
4. Miami
5. Sioux Falls, S.D.
6. Las Vegas
7. Cape Coral
8. Atlanta, Ga.
9. Minneapolis
10. Los Angeles

WalletHub provides an example of its rating system – individual trait rankings that, when combined, provide a total score by city:

Tampa Ranked (1 is Best & 75 is Average):  #3 for affordability, #17 for Activities, #18 for Quality of Life, #72 for Healthcare for a total score of: 59.27, just below Orlando.

For the full report, visit WalletHub's website.