Tucson rated #1 as “America’s Best Affordable Place to Retire” in a BusinessWeek.com special report July 2, 2009. Tucson, described as a “scenic, affordable place to retire,” is noted for being home to the University of Arizona, enjoying the convenience of an airport just six miles from downtown, and having the picturesque Sonoran desert and mountains as its backdrop.
The concentration of affluent retirees and relative cost of living were the primary factors in selecting the 50 best locations. Other dynamics in ranking the selections included climate, home price projections, and nearby amenities such as golf courses, hospitals, theaters, shopping centers, and airports.
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The Red Hawk at J-6 Ranch community is just 20 miles east of Tucson, AZ.