Here’s the Average Retirement Age in Your State

Age 67

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The nation’s capital has the nation’s highest average retirement age, with most District of Columbia residents staying in the workforce until age 67.

Of course, Washington, D.C., also has a steep cost of living, so working longer may be necessary for lots of folks. As of the second quarter of this year, its cost of living was higher than that of any U.S. state except for Hawaii, according to the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC).

A recent Zillow analysis found that the median cost of a starter home is higher in Washington, D.C., than in any state, even Hawaii, as we report in “How Much Is a Starter Home in Your State These Days?

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