Columbus Featured in Where to Retire Magazine

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10 Apr 2019

Houston, TX (April 9, 2019) – Columbus, GA, has been selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. Columbus is profiled in a feature titled “8 Veteran-Friendly Cities” in the May/June 2019 issue, available nationwide now.

Where to Retire Editor Annette Fuller said these eight cities are attractive to military personnel and their families. “They go the extra mile to make retired veterans feel at home,” Fuller said. “In addition to military installations, the cities boast numerous amenities that are attractive to all retirees, including civilians. Columbus retirees enjoy strolling the 15-mile riverwalk and kayaking the Chattahoochee River.”

magazineRetirement Relocation Trends

According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 700,000 Americans relocate to new towns in retirement each year. Generally, these relocating retirees are healthier, better educated and more affluent than those who choose to not relocate, and they bring significant economic benefits to their new states and hometowns.

Florida continues to reign as the No. 1 destination for retirement relocation, followed by Arizona, South Carolina and North Carolina. The most popular region is the Southeast, claiming eight of the 17 states showing increases in total net retiree migration. This research and the latest census data is detailed in Where to Retire’s four-part series on retirement relocation. Order these back issues online.

About Where to Retire

As the authority on retirement relocation since 1992, Where to Retire has covered hundreds of the best retirement regions, towns and master-planned communities. The magazine is published six times a year and has a national circulation of 200,000. The upcoming July/August issue will include the magazine’s most popular feature story -- the 11th edition of the “50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the U.S.” Where to Retire editors recently released the sixth edition of the book “America’s 100 Best Places to Retire.”

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8 Veteran-Friendly Cities: Albuquerque, NM; Bossier City, LA; Colorado Springs, CO; Columbus, GA; Dothan, AL; Jacksonville, FL; Virginia Beach, VA; and Yuma, AZ.

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