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Wisconsin ranked 12th best state to retire in, per Wallethub

Posted at 3:58 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 16:58:46-05

MILWAUKEE -- Have you ever wondered why there are so many elderly, retired adults in Florida? It's because it's the best state to retire in, according to this survey.

As for Wisconsin, it isn't that much farther down the list.

Wisconsin has been ranked as the 12th best state to retire in, according to a Wallethub survey.

All 50 states have been compared across 46 key metrics such as cost of living, weather, life expectancy, health care, museums and theaters per capita and many more.

Wisconsin's "quality of life" rank is 4, their highest rank in the study. The state was also ranked 30 in the "affordability" category and 20 in the "health care" category.

The study has named Florida as the best state to retire in and Kentucky as the worst state to retire in.

For a full list of rankings, click here.