Atlanta came in at No. 4 on the list, with a cost of living of $50,342 annually and a monthly cost of assisted living at $3,390. Plus there are 900 assisted living communities in the city. On average, household income is $55,279 a year and 11.4% of the population is over 65.
Retirement Living wrote that the city “is an affordable option for retirees with a low cost of living, favorable tax rates. Residents can expect a relatively low cost for assisted living care when compared to the national average, although the number of senior living facilities could be higher. Atlanta weather is generally comfortable with only 32 days 90º and above and 36 days under 32º, and the crime rate is low.”