America's Worst Place to Retire Is In New York: Study

One of upstate New York's top tourist attractions is the worst place in America to retire, according to one study.

Niagara Falls was docked for its high taxes, snowy climate and crime in a study released Monday on the best and worst places for retirees.

The study ranked cities based on nine categories including cost of living, climate, health care, taxes, crime, well-being, walkability and cultural vitality. 

Arlington, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., was named the top place to retire. Franklin, Tennessee; West Des Moines, Iowa; Sarasota, Florida; and Scottsdale, Arizona, rounded out the top five. 

Milford, Connecticut; San Bernardino, California; Troy, New york; and Worcester, Massachusetts, were also among the worst places to retire, according to Bankrate.

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