Retire in Provincetown

Best Retirement City - Provincetown

See why many believe that Provincetown is the best city to retire

On the tip of Cape Cod lies a small town called Provincetown, MA. With just around 3,000 residents, people that choose to live in Provincetown enjoy a life of laid-back luxury. There is little wonder why Provincetown is a popular town for retirees. Cape Cod is a short drive away, while the town itself is filled with numerous boutiques, shops, bars, galleries, and restaurants. Low state and local taxes are enjoyed by Provincetown retirees, although cost of living is a bit higher than average in the state. Since the town offers such relaxing scenery right along the coast, many residents and visitors agree that the cost of living is well worth it. Click on the tabs to learn more about what it's like to retire in Provincetown!

City Highlights

  1. Beachgoers paradise
  2. Quaint downtown area
  3. LGBT friendly
  4. Variety of restaurants

Potential Drawbacks

  1. High cost of living
  2. Remote location

At a glance



Median age:


Median Household Income:

$ 43,272

Nearest City with Population of 200k+:

Boston, MA

Population Growth Last 3 Years




Age Breakdown (%)

  • 55 and under
  • 55 to 64 years
  • 65 to 74 years
  • Over 75

Gender breakdown over 65 years (%)

  • Men
  • Women


Closest Airport:

Provincetown Municipal Airport

Distance to Closest Airport:


Closest Major Airport:

Boston Logan International Airport

Distance to Closest Major Airport:


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