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The No. 1 State to Retire in Might Not Even Be on Your Radar, According to a New Report The results are in — and for once, Florida isn't the winner.

By Amanda Breen

Key Takeaways

  • From climate to cost of living, healthcare access and more, retirees considering a move have a lot to consider.
  • CreditDonkey gathered data on nine factors across all 50 states to determine the best states for retirement.

Nearly one in four Americans (22%) hope to relocate to another state in retirement, according to a recent survey of 1,000 U.S. adults conducted by financial services company Empower.

Of course, there are a number of factors for retirees on the move to consider — from climate to cost of living, healthcare access and more.

Related: Looking to Retire? Here Are the Top Five States to Consider