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Chicago Suburb Named Among Best in US for Retirement

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    Chicago Suburb Named Among Best in US for Retirement

    A Chicago suburb ranked among the top 10 best destinations for retirees across the nation in a newly released list.

    According to personal finance resource GOBankingRates, the list is based on a number of factors, including cost of living, property tax rates and median home prices.

    Olympia Fields in Illinois ranked 10th with a mean household income of $116,779, median home listing price of $185,000 and a property tax of $4,249 (based on median home price).

    The village is known for its Olympia Fields Country Club, convenient public transportation access and unique architecture.

    If you’re hitting your retirement stage and thinking of settling down and moving from your current home, here are some places you might want to consider:

    1. Timber Pines, Florida

    Mean household income: $56,974

    Median home listing price: $159,900

    Property tax: $1,590


    2. Green Valley, Arizona

    Mean household income: $59,317

    Median home listing price: $198,990

    Property tax: $1,800


    3. Sunset Beach, North Carolina

    Mean household income: $70,992

    Median home listing price: $324,900

    Property tax: $1,348


    4. Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina

    Mean household income: $65,903

    Median home listing price: $189,900

    Property tax: $1,343


    5. Sun City, Arizona

    Mean household income: $46,040

    Median home listing price: $169,900

    Property tax: $1,356


    6. Pecan Plantation, Texas

    Mean household income: $97,902

    Median home listing price: $279,900

    Property tax: $2,733


    7. Plantation, Florida

    Mean household income: $79,797

    Median home listing price: $329,250

    Property tax: $4,122


    8. Dennis, Massachusetts

    Mean household income: $97,988

    Median home listing price: $362,400

    Property tax: $2,634


    9. Bermuda Run, North Carolina

    Mean household income: $108,558

    Median home listing price: $167,450

    Property tax: $1,666


    10. Olympia Fields, Illinois

    Mean household income: $116,779

    Median home listing price: $185,000

    Property tax (based on median home price): $4,249

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