NY ranked worst state to retire in

There's no shortage of things to do in

There's no shortage of things to do in New York, but the trouble is that everything costs significantly more. The Empire State has the dubious honor of having the highest state and local taxes of anywhere else in the country. And Bankrate adds that New Yorkers have some of the lowest well-being scores in the U.S., particularly relating to feeling a sense of satisfaction with their lives and where they live. (Photo of NYC skyline by KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)

BROOKLYN - New York has been ranked the worst state to retire in.

The study ranked all 50 states based on cost of living, crime rate, health care quality, state and local tax burden, personal well-being for seniors and weather.

Wyoming, South Dakota and Colorado ranked as the top three best places to retire.

Most of the residents News 12 spoke with agree with the ranking.


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