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Yuma, Arizona

More About U.S. News & World Report's Top Ten Bargain Retirement Spots


Emily Brandon, writing for U.S. News & World Report, says, "Yuma, Ariz., has more sunny days than any other place on Earth, according to the World Almanac Book of Records -a phenomenon that brings thousands of "snowbird" retirees to Yuma for the winter. Of course, many of them flee for colder climates before the sweltering summers."





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Yuma, Arizona Statistics:



Median home value:


Age 65 or over:

14 percent

Cost of living:

2.2 percent below the U.S. average

Maximum state income tax:

4.57 percent

State sales tax:

5.6 percent

*Data from U.S. News & World Report article published June 3, 2007

The Other Nine U.S. & World Report Best Retirement Spots:


Boone, North Carolina | Dahlonega, Georgia | Fredericksburg, Texas | Kennebunk, Maine | Melbourne Beach, Florida | Natchitoches, Louisiana | Salida, Colorado | Sandpoint, Idaho | Yucca Valley, California


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