Portland the worst place to retire? - KPTV - FOX 12

Portland the worst place to retire?

Posted: Updated:

It may be bike, beer and food friendly — but Oregon isn't the place you want to spend your golden years. That's according to Yahoo Finance.

The site listed Oregon as the worst place to retire because of its crime rate, state and local taxes and the rising cost of living. According to the Yahoo article, all are higher than the national average. 

But the Beaver State isn't all bad. It does offer great scenery and a lot of opportunities to keep people busy in retirement.

Alaska, Washington, California and Wisconsin round out the bottom five places to retire.

Copyright 2013 KPTV-KPDX Broadcast Corporation. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow
FOX 12
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation, Portland, OR and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.