Best Places to Retire in Georgia

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State Overview

Many retirees are drawn to Georgia due to its mild winters and coastal location, while the area's Southern hospitality and local charm are a refreshing change to many who move down from more northern locales. The state is one of the most tax friendly in the nation, and the cost of living comes in at around the national average. Georgia residents are treated to miles of beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches, as well as a great deal of both indoor and outdoor recreational activities. One of the original thirteen colonies, the state is both historically and culturally rich, with many significant historical sites dotting the area. Overall, Georgia's recent popularity is well deserved. Check out some of the best places to retire in Georgia below to find out more!

State Facts

Demographics

Median Age:

35.3

Percent of people 65+:

12%

Median Household Income:

$ 49,179

Unemployment Rate:

6.1%

Geography

Region:

Southeast

Capital:

Atlanta

Largest City:

Atlanta

Largest City:

Augusta

Fun Facts

Nick Name:

Peach State

State Mammal:

Right whale

State Food:

Peach

State Song:

"Georgia on My Mind"