Wyoming is a great state to retire to if you are looking for no income taxes and a low cost of living. The weather is not the best, but there are plenty of things to do to keep you busy and the crime rate is low. However, the state does not have the best health care options.
Wyoming has no income taxes, lower than averge sales taxes and surprisingly affordable real estate options and cost of living. Put Wyoming closer to the equator and it’s at the top of the list. As it is, even with a large retirement population, and low crime it’s hard to recommend.
Wyoming has the 4th worst weather in the nation, meaning that it’s on average the 4th coldest state in the country. Combine that with a top 10 worst health care system and you got a recipe for disaster, which is why Wyoming is ranked 43 out of 50 states.
Best Retirement Cities reviewed all 50 states against 10 different retirement criteria to determine what was truly the best state to retire to.