So many people have dreams of retiring and going somewhere warm to live out the rest of their days.  But a new study says we've got a perfect place here in WNY!

How many times have you heard it?  Someone says their big plan is to take that retirement package that they've been waiting so long for and live out the rest of their days on a beach somewhere.

If your roots are deep in Western New York, you might be thinking about staying here instead.  A recent survey says you'll be perfectly happy to do that.  And the city that you should move to is right here in Western New York.

The study was done by Insurify Insights.  It was based on things like how affordable houses were, how long most people live in that area, how accessible healthcare is, the crime rate, and pedestrian safety. They used sources like Realtor.com for the affordability of real estate, The Center for Diseas Control (CDC) and the American Medical Association, and the latest Crime in the United States report, published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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They determined that the best city to retire to in the entire state is right here in Lockport, NY.  That's right...the ole' 14094.

You'll notice that weather wasn't a factor in the survey.

However, if you want to be close to your family that has been here for years, why would you want to move away?  You're familiar with the area.  You know where all the cool spots are to visit and you have friends here.

There's nothing that says you can't visit Florida and North Carolina on vacation.

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