Filled with beautiful mountains, ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, and a growing economy, Colorado found a spot near the top of the list in WalletHub’s recent ranking of the best states to retire in 2020.

Bested only by Florida, Colorado ranked 2nd among the 50 states, thanks to a high “life expectancy (7th)” and “health care (4th)” rank. Colorado also ranked well in “quality of life (11th)” and “access to adult volunteer activities (5th).” In contrast with other rankings, Colorado landed the unimpressive 17th spot in regard to the “affordability” category.

The worst place to retire in the country was Kentucky, followed by New Mexico in 49th.

In order to form their list, WalletHub looked at 47 indicators of “retirement-friendliness,” including factors related to affordability, quality of life, and health.

Do you think Colorado deserves to be ranked so high on this list? Let us know in the comments.

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