- by C.C.
- Property Tax Rate: 0.793 percent
- Cost of Living: 166.2
- Average Monthly Health Insurance Cost: $258
California is a particularly expensive place to live, but it’s clear that Southern California is a much better option than Northern California for wealthy retirees.
Los Angeles and San Diego rank 10th- and eighth-worst, whereas the Bay Area cities hold down three of the four top slots for the worst cities to retire rich.