Best Place To Retire In Michigan
Michigan is a beautiful state but where is the best place to retire?
Forbes.com did a study of the place best places to retire in every state and it was West Michigan City that won their stamp of approval for the best place to retire! Good news is we don't have to move that far away to have the sweet life. The best place to retire is...GRAND RAPIDS! Here is what they reported...
City: Grand Rapids
Median Home Price: $152,000
Grand Rapids is home to five of the world’s leading office furniture companies and is nicknamed the Furniture City. The city hosts a number of festivals, many of which take place at its Vandenberg Plaza, including the Celebration on the Grand and Festival of the Arts. Grand Rapids is home to myriad theatres and stages, including the Civic Theatre, DeVos Hall, and the historic Wealthy Theatre.
City: Traverse City
Median Home Price: $248,000
Arts center on bay off Lake Michigan, 250 miles northwest of Detroit. Cost of living at national average. PROS: Doctors per capita above national average. Highly walkable. No state estate/inheritance tax, no state income tax on Social Security earnings, state income tax break on pension income. CONS: Cold winters