Helpful information if you are looking to move to a different state in retirement. Often these articles focus on the best states based on certain criteria. This article (slideshow) looks at the states you might want to cross off your list. As with any of these rankings, look at the criteria used and which of the factors are most important to you. compiled a ranking of the 50 states that addresses the needs and socioeconomic conditions of older populations, particularly as they advance toward retirement and consider relocating to a different part of the country. 

To arrive at a ranking of the best and worst states for retirement, researchers relied on expert analysis and survey findings from 1,000 Americans 55 and older to develop a comprehensive set of ranking criteria based on 46 key metrics across five categories.

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