Best Places to Retire in Pennsylvania

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State Overview

Pennsylvania is another state in the Northeast which attracts retirees who want a change of pace, but don't want to move too far from home. From the historical sites of Philadelphia, to the natural beauty the Western part of the state, Pennslyvania has a wide array of enviornments fore retirees to choose from. The state has four seasons, where residents can enjoy hot summers, but also a fair amount of snow in the winter. The state is also considered to be tax friendly, and the cost of living is around the national average, depending on the exact location where you reside. Pennsylvania has some culturally rich areas, especially around the state's larger, and even mid sized cities. Take a look below at some of the best places to retire in Pennsylvania to discover more!

State Facts

Demographics

Median Age:

40.1

Percent of people 65+:

16.4%

Median Household Income:

$ 52,548

Unemployment Rate:

5.4%

Geography

Region:

Mid-atlantic

Capital:

Harrisburg

Largest City:

Philadelphia

Largest City:

Pittsburgh

Fun Facts

Nick Name:

Keystone State

State Mammal:

White -tailed deer

State Food:

Chocolate chip cookie

State Song:

"Pennsylvania"