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美国养老最经济的十大城市(下)

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6: Henderson, Nevada

6.内华达州,亨德森

Like Arizona, Social Security is not taxed in Nevada which makes it a top choice for retirees on a budget.

和亚利桑那州一样,内华达州不对社会保障金征税,这使它成为经济紧张的退休老人的首选。

Health care and assisted living centers are affordable

亨德森的医疗保健和养老院的价格都在可承受范围内,

and the general cost of living in Henderson is roughly on par with the rest of the country.

而且这里的一般生活成本与美国其他地区大致持平。

Henderson is particularly attractive due to its location.

亨德森因为地理位置的缘故尤为吸引人。

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Henderson residents can enjoy the first-class dining, world-renowned entertainment,

在亨德森生活的居民可以享受一流的餐饮,世界闻名的娱乐项目,

and the most happening nightlife in the country in Las Vegas, located just 20 miles away.

以及享受距离这里只有20英里远的拉斯维加斯城最热闹的夜生活。

A high percentage of healthy retirees residing here indicates a lively and active community.

居住在这里的健康退休人员占比很高,这表明这里是一个活力兼活跃的社区。

Henderson is loaded with parks, recreational facilities, and nearby local attractions like Lake Mead.

亨德森具有公园,娱乐设施,附近还有当地的景点,如米德湖。

Residents can head here for water sports like fishing, boating, and waterskiing.

居民们可以径直到米德湖进行水上运动,如垂钓,划船和滑水。

Henderson is also a very scenic place

亨德森也是一个风景优美的地方,

and has been graced with hiking trails which allow active retirees to fully appreciate their Golden Years.

远足小径使这里增色不少,这些小径让体力充沛的退休老人得以尽情享受他们的退休时光。

7: Port St. Lucie, Florida

7.佛罗里达州,圣露西港

This east coast city is primely located equidistant between Miami and Orlando.

圣露西港,这座东部海岸城市位于迈阿密和奥兰多的正中间。

Port St. Lucie is a water-lovers haven.

圣露西港是爱水者的天堂。

It's got miles of sandy coastline and the Port St. Lucie River, lined by the ever-popular Riverwalk Boardwalk.

这里绵延有数英里的海岸沙滩,沿着圣露西港河,设有广受欢迎的河边木板路。

This is the place to fish – conveniently located right in the town center.

这是钓鱼的好地方,刚好位于市中心的交通便利地带。

There are several large and well-known retirement communities including Tradition and PGA Village.

圣露西港有几个著名的大型退休社区,包括传统社区和PGA村。

Apartment buildings full of amenities and gated communities are other popular choices among retired residents.

设施众多的公寓大楼以及带门禁的社区是退休居民的另一流行的选择。

The median home value is an affordable $214,000.

圣露西港的中位价是可负担的214000美元。

Low crime rates, low cost of living, and no state income tax are other perks for retirees

低犯罪率、低生活成本和无州所得税是退休人员的其他福利

(especially if you want to maintain a part-time job).

(尤其是如果你想维持一份兼职工作的话)。

Lastly, there's absolutely no shortage of golf courses – the city claims at least 15!

最后,这里当然不缺高尔夫球场了——这个城市至少有15个。

Fun fact: The New York Mets also host their spring training in Port St. Lucie.

有趣的事实:纽约大都会棒球队也是在圣露西港进行春季训练。

8: Mobile, Alabama

8.阿拉巴马州,莫比尔

Retirees looking for a highly enjoyable lifestyle loaded with southern charm

想要寻找充满南方魅力的高品质舒适生活方式,

for far less than the average city should look no further than Mobile, Alabama.

且生活成本远低于平均水平城市的退休人员,应该看看阿拉巴马州的莫比尔。

The cost of living in Alabama is one of the lowest in the country,

阿拉巴马州的生活成本是全国最低之一,

especially when it comes to real estate and health care.

尤其是房地产和医疗保健方面。

This Gulf Coast city is a great alternative if you find the real estate prices too high in other waterfront cities.

如果你发现其他海滨城市的房产价格太高,那你考虑下这座海湾城市。

Mobile is located on Mobile Bay which opens up to the even grander Gulf of Mexico.

莫比尔位于莫比尔湾,莫比尔湾通向比它更广阔的墨西哥湾。

The median home value in Mobile is around $116,000, making this an uber-affordable place to snatch up new property.

莫比尔的中位价大约是116000美元,这使它成为超级实惠的置业地点。

Hot summers and mild winters mean residents enjoy many of their days on Mobile's beaches and scenic coast.

酷暑和温冬意味着居民能在莫比尔的沙滩上和无限风光的海岸边,度过他们的许多时光。

Then, there's the historic downtown which hosts plenty of events, festivals,

然后,这里有历史悠久的市中心,举办许多的大型活动,节日庆典

and concerts ensuring there's never a dull moment in the south.

和演唱会,这些保证让你在南方一刻也不无聊。

9: Jackson, Mississippi

9.密西西比州,杰克逊

We like this southern state for its tax-friendly laws for retirees.

我们喜欢这个南方州是因为这里的退休人员税收优惠法。

Not only does the state of Mississippi not tax Social Security benefits,

密西西比州不但不对退休老人的社会保障福利金征税,

it also doesn't touch any other qualified retirement income.

而且它也不触及任何其他退休人员符合条件的退休收入。

Retiring here means holding on to more of your money than you would in other states.

在这里养老意味着你持有比在其他州生活更多的钱。

What's so great about Jackson in particular?

杰克逊的特殊优势是什么呢?

It's cultured and historic.

文化和历史方面。

The Freedom Trail runs right through the city with many significant Civil War sites.

自由之路贯穿着这座城市,市内有许多的重要内战遗址。

Jackson also hosts a number of competitive dance and ballet competitions,

杰克逊也举办许多竞技舞蹈和芭蕾舞比赛,

attracting professionals from all over the world.

这吸引了来自世界各地的专业人士。

It claims lots of interesting museums like the Mississippi Agriculture Museum and the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

杰克逊还有许多有趣的博物馆,像密西西比农业博物馆和密西西比自然科学博物馆。

Best of all, Jackson is very affordable for retirees on a budget.

最妙的是,杰克逊的房产对于想省钱的退休老人来说是可负担的。

The cost of living is 11% below the national average and the median listed home price is a low $129,500.

生活成本低于全国平均水平11%,房产中位价也低至129500美元。

An affordable and comfortable lifestyle is completely possible in Jackson.

在杰克逊,你完全有可能过着经济又舒适的生活方式。

10: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

10.宾夕法尼亚州,匹兹堡

If you're main objectives aren't sandy beaches and a mild year-round climate, Pittsburgh could be an excellent choice.

如果你的主要目标不是沙滩和全年温和的气候,匹兹堡可能是一个很好的选择。

Pennsylvania is very tax friendly with Social Security.

宾夕法尼亚州对社会保障金有税收优惠。

Most other retirement incomes are excluded from taxation.

大部分其他退休收入也不用交税。

The cost of living is on par with the rest of the nation, but that's certainly not true when it comes to real estate.

生活成本和全国其他城市相差无几,但在房产方面,那可就差得多了。

The median home value is around $145,000; inexpensive compared to the national average.

中位价约145000美元,和全国平均水平相比不贵了。

If retirees can tolerate the cold winters, there's plenty to do in The Steel City.

如果退休老人能忍受得了这里冬天的寒冷,这座钢铁城还是有很多事情可为的。

Attractions like the Carnegie Museum of Natural History

像卡内基自然历史博物馆

and the Andy Warhol Museum will satisfy those with a love for science and art.

和安迪·沃霍尔博物馆之类景点会让那些科学和艺术爱好者感到满足。

There's also the beautiful Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

还有美丽的菲普斯温室和植物园,

for when you crave a little Mother Nature in the midst of the city.

当你在城市中渴望一个小大自然的时候,你可以去这些地方。

Sports fans will love joining the football fans who faithfully support their team at Heinz Stadium every fall.

每年秋天,体育迷们都喜欢加入那些在海因茨体育场忠实支持他们球队的足球迷。

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