10 Best Places to Retire in South Carolina

Posted on: March 15th, 2018 by sabed

A new study from SmartAsset ranked the 10 best places to retire in South Carolina. The study considers taxes (both income and sales), the number of doctors’ offices and opportunity for recreation and social life. According to the study, Georgetown ranked among the top spots in South Carolina! For more info, check out table below:

 

Rank City Tax Doctors’ Offices per 1,000 People Recreation Centers per 1,000 People Retirement Centers per 1,000 people % of Seniors Best Place to Retire Index
1 Seneca, SC 16.1% 5.7 1.7 0.7 20.6% 41.65
2 Murrells Inlet, SC 17.0% 7.3 3.3 0.1 30.2% 38.28
3 Myrtle Beach, SC 17.3% 8.6 4.8 0.2 17.6% 37.59
4 Hilton Head Island, SC 16.1% 2.5 1.7 0.2 33.4% 35.67
5 Greenville, SC 16.1% 5.0 1.8 0.3 12.4% 32.88
6 Camden, SC 17.0% 3.4 2.9 0.3 23.1% 32.27
7 West Columbia, SC 17.0% 3.6 0.9 0.5 18.3% 31.31
8 Anderson, SC 17.0% 4.0 1.0 0.3 19.9% 30.44
9 Georgetown, SC 17.0% 3.6 2.3 0.3 15.6% 29.78
10 Spartanburg, SC 16.1% 4.0 0.9 0.2 15.9% 29.76

More details on the study, including the methodology and interactive map, can be found here: https://smartasset.com/retirement/retirement-calculator#southcarolina

 

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