• Where Charlotte lands among best U.S. metros to retire on new ranking

    By: Jenna Martin, Charlotte Business Journal


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Two North Carolina metropolitan areas cracked U.S. News & World Report’s new ranking of the 10 best places to retire, but the Queen City isn’t one of them.

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    Asheville and Winston-Salem ranked No. 4 and No. 7, respectively, while Raleigh-Durham came in four spots ahead of Charlotte at No. 28.

    Charlotte still scored relatively well as a place for retirees to set down roots, landing at No. 32 on the list. Greensboro placed at No. 37.

    Across the state line in South Carolina, Greenville ranked No. 26; Charleston is at No. 31; Myrtle Beach came in at No. 42; and Columbia landed at No. 101.

    Read more about the ranking here.

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