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Forbes.com ranks Auburn a best place to retire

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According to a news release,Auburn is once again getting media attention for its quality of life. Forbes.com has ranked Auburn on its list of Top 25 Best Places to Retire in 2014. Forbes cited a cost of living that is 11% below the national average as a factor in the ranking. Other quality-of-life factors considered by Forbes include a strong economy, warm climate, housing prices and a low crime rate.

Other recent rankings include:

Movoto.com, a real estate web site, recently placed Auburn at number one on its list of Top Ten Best Places in Alabama. The firm pointed to Auburn’s short commute time, low student-to-teacher ratio and high median household value as factors that launched Auburn to the top of the list.


Lumosity.com ranked Auburn/Opelika in the top 50 on its 2013 list of "Smartest Cities," based on data collected from users of their "cognitive training exercises."

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