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Georgia Ranks 17th for Retiree “Livability” Income

June 10, 2013 1:44pm (EDT)
Georgia is a much "Better than Average" state for retiree income
Georgia is a much "Better than Average" state for retiree income

A report by the financial planning site, Interest.com, shows Georgia retirees (aged 64+) earning 62% of the average income for Georgians aged 45-64.

The 62% “replacement” income level ranks Georgia 17th nationwide.

According to census bureau data only two states(Nevada & Hawaii) find retirees earning 70% or more of what they earned when they retired.

The national average is 57%.

America’s best state for retiree income compared to pre-retirement income is Nevada at almost 71%. The worst state is Massachusetts, where the average retiree earns only 45% of pre-retirement income.

For the complete list of state figures click HERE

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