Scottsdale, Arizona has been ranked as one of the best cities for retirement in the United States by WalletHub. The personal finance website compared 180 cities based on 48 key metrics and Scottsdale came out as the second best suburb to live in Arizona, behind only Cataline Foothills. Niche also ranks Scottsdale as the number one city in the US as the perfect place to retire. There are several reasons why Scottsdale is such an ideal retirement location.
Firstly, it is a very safe city, which is an important factor for retirees who may not be able to defend themselves. Secondly, Scottsdale has a warm and sunny climate that is perfect for spending your retirement days. Despite high real estate prices, retirees are still willing to move to Scottsdale due to its many benefits. Scottsdale is home to many educational institutions such as the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, a University of Phoenix campus, Gateway Seminary and the Scottsdale Culinary Institute.
These offer hundreds of degree, diploma and certificate courses. The city also hosts the annual Fiesta Bowl game at Sun Devil Stadium on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe. Scottsdale Stadium, designed by the creators of Camden Yards in Baltimore, is located in the heart of historic Scottsdale. It is a great place for retirees to enjoy their leisure time and watch some exciting baseball games.