(Three-tier color code: 1-25 Green, 26-75 Black, 76+ Red)
Superb connectivity to amenities
It's no surprise that this transit-accessible metro ranks first in number of passenger trips per capita.
Cultural enrichment opportunities include world-class museums, religious
institutions, art and entertainment venues, etc.
Unemployment is low among 65+ residents. A relatively large service
sector improves seniors' chances of securing jobs.
The area has a strong fiscal base and ranks high in bank deposits per
A pricy place to be
The poverty rate among those older than 65 is high.
The cost of living and tax burden are considerable.
Despite all that public transit, fares are high and commute times
Greater New York hosts two of the Top 20 hospitals in the U.S. Despite being the nation's financial capital, it did poorly in the financial category because of high taxes and many seniors facing financial distress. If you can afford to live
there, the area has all the big-city amenities—and all the negatives, too.
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