South Carolina retirement communities...Old South charm for retirement

South Carolina retirement communities

Many baby boomers pick South Carolina over Florida as a best place to retire. Why?

There is a mild winter climate...it is a humid sub tropical climate...it does get occasional snow in the western part of the state

It has a old South charm, with Charleston being a jewel of a city by any measure.

It's 4 million plus residents enjoy many opportunites for outdoor recreation from the beach , inland lakes and the mountains.

What are some other reasons to retire in South Carolina?

Some other factors that makes South Carolina a best place to retire:

  • A relatively low cost of living compared to the national average
  • A lower cost of housing than Florida
  • Social Security income is not taxed...taxes are favorable to pensions
  • You have not lived until you have seen a home Clemson football game
death Valley

Here is 80,000 fanatics ready to cheer for the Clemson Tigers

The stadium has a rather intimidating name...Death Valley.

As with most colleges in the South...football is close to a religion in the fall.

Do not miss a chance to root for your favorite team.




Del Webb poll of Baby Boomers says South Carolina is a retirement comer

Del Webb, who knows something about retirement, took a poll of baby boomers. The poll showed that the Carolinas, North and South, were more popular that Florida and Arizona as places for boomers to retire to.

Here is the full Del Webb Survey.

South Carolina retirement communities


State of South Carolina Website