Houston area earns golden status as retirement hub, new studies show

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Greater Houston area already is home to tens of thousands of oil and gas and medical industry retirees. Now, two new studies underscore the region's prominence as a retirement hub.

AdvisorSmith, a platform for business insurance, ranks Houston third on its list of large U.S. cities gaining the most new residents 65 and older in 2019.

According to U.S. Census Bureau data cited by AdvisorSmith, Houston attracted some 5,739 retirees who moved here from another county, state, or country that year.

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