Naples makes US News’ Top 10 Best Places to Retire in 2022-23

Where are the best places to retire? If you’re already retired or looking to retire soon, look no further than sunny Southwest Florida.

According to U.S. News & World Report, Naples, Fla. ranks in the Top 10, coming in at No. 6.

Naples sits nestled between the wild nature of the Everglades and beautiful white sandy Gulf beaches in Collier County. It’s a perfect spot to enjoy a relaxing retirement and enjoy outdoor leisure activities. Many Naples residents relocated to the area to escape brutally cold winters up north.

The report evaluated the country’s 150 most populous metropolitan areas based on how well they meet Americans’ expectations for retirement, with measures including housing affordability, health care, desirability and overall happiness.

Best Places to Retire Top 10

  1. Lancaster, PA
  2. Harrisburg, PA
  3. Pensacola, FL
  4. Tampa, FL
  5. York, PA
  6. Naples, FL
  7. Daytona Beach, FL
  8. Ann Arbor, MI
  9. Allentown, PA
  10. Reading, PA

See the full rankings here.

Safest Place to Live

Not only is Naples a great place to retire, the city also ranks No. 1 on U.S. News’ list of Safest Places to Live. The U.S. News violent and property crime index for Naples is 9.6 out of 10, with 1 being the worst and 10 the best.

Fastest Growing

U.S. News also points to the lack of a state income tax, low unemployment, and job opportunities as reasons for the growth and popularity while it comes in at No. 9. in the Fastest-Growing Places ranking.

The popularity and growth also make Naples a great place to invest in property.

If you would like to call Naples home or find an investment home, contact Larry Roorda Realtor® to help you find the best property to fit your needs.