Ten worst places to retire, D.C. makes the list

Washington, D.C. is one of the worst places to retire in the entire country. That’s according to The U.S. News & World Report.

Citing a high cost of living and expensive taxes, D.C. made the publication’s top ten list.

In addition to D.C., some of the cities on U.S. News and World Reports' list of worst cities for retirees won't surprise you.

Los Angeles made the list for its high cost of living and high costs for long term care.

New York City is cited for cold weather and high rent.
Honolulu has high costs for housing, food and most other retail items.

D.C. is cited for both its high cost of housing and high costs for long term care.

But U.S. News also points out that D.C. has its perks - lots of free museums and other ways to easily access world class culture.{ } Plus, there's the convenience.

Some of the other cities on the list might surprise you: Oxnard, Calif., Bridgeport, Conn., Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Not surprising? San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, Calif. All six of those are cited for the high cost of housing.

See the entire list here from the U.S. News & World Report.