Forbes Best Places to Retire in 2021: Clearwater

Even a pandemic couldn’t stop some of the nation’s 70 million baby boomers from their determined pursuit of an agreeable retirement lifestyle. Last year, we noted work-from-home would enable some boomers to move while still on the job. But Covid-19 also led to a jump in the number leaving the workforce—3.2 million retired in 2020, more than double the number the year before. Our 2021 roster contains 25 locations in 18 states across all four continental time zones, representing a wide range of size, climate, culture and politics. Learn more about our top ranking city here.