10 Best Places to Retire in Kansas

10. Washington County

Cost of Living: 24.7% lower than national average
Physicians per capita: 52 per 100,000
Median home value: $55,900
Crime rating: 18
Insider Monkey rating: 79.5

With a population of 5,799, Washington County comes in at 10 on our list. It was considered a “dry” county, meaning alcohol was banned in its borders until the amendment of the Kansas constitution in 1986.

Compared to the rest of the country, the cost of living in Washington is 24.7% lower. Health costs are also lower by 10% from the national average. Commute times for the county is only at 18 minutes, compared with 25 minutes for the national average.

Best Places to Retire in Kansas