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10 Best Places for the Wealthiest Retirees (including Luxury Homes in Paradise Valley, AZ.)

10 Best Places for the Wealthiest Retirees (including Luxury Homes in Paradise Valley, AZ.)
Contact Cynthia Mortensen at 602-525-4644 for the BEST luxury home values in Paradise Valley!

Posted by US NEWS By Emily Brandon

A growing body of research has pointed out the large wealth gap between the richest Americans and everyone else. The top 1 percent of Americans will be able to retire without worrying about outliving their savings and how to pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses. They can simply pick a town with the best housing, health care, and amenities.

This story featured in US NEWS.

To find retirement spots that might appeal to the wealthiest among us, U.S. News used our Best Places to Retire search tool, powered by data from Onboard Informatics. We looked for places with the highest median housing prices, annual expenses, and cost-of-living. These are retirement spots that most Americans will simply be priced out of.

The 2010 median home sale prices in these cities range from $435,000 in Brentwood, Tenn., to more than $2.3 million in Hillsborough, Calif.

Paradise Valley, Ariz., a small town of 15,000 with a median home sale price of $1.3 million, is known for its lavish resorts, golf courses, and fine dining.

Paradise Valley, Arizona

ParadiseValley, with a total population of 15,050, is located 3.64 miles from Phoenix.
Temperatures in Paradise Valley range from 59.31°F to 94.33°F from winter to summer.

The average commute time for workers in ParadiseValley is 19.59 minutes.


Demographic Detail

Population: 15,050

Population under 55: 68.3%

Population over 55: 31.7%

City Detail

Crime rate: Low

Closest large city: Phoenix


Median income: $136,093

Median home price: $1,162,500

Average property tax: $1,110

Income & Jobs

Unemployment rate 2010: 8.3



Elementary schools: 5

Middle schools: 1

High schools: 1

Higher Education

Best Colleges
within 30 miles: 9

Best Colleges
within 50 miles: 9

Health Care & Retirement


within 30 miles: 44/3

within 50 miles: 45/3

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Paradise Valley, AZ.



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This stunning custom home is situated in the heart of Paradise Valley and in one of the most desirable Public School Districts. This Tuscan home has beautiful custom iron work on the front entry door as well as the ele-gant wine room, 3 fireplaces and a Canterra Fountain in the courtyard. You will love the open floor plan for en-tertaining or the cozy dining room for a more intimate gatherings. Master suit is complete with his and her re-strooms and 2 must see walk-in closets.

Beautiful Custom Tuscan yet not heavy an open entertaining floor plan. A bit contemporary on the inside. Features a cozy den area, custom iron work wine room & front door. Lovely street appeal auto courtyard with Can-terra Fountain. Mist system front and back. 5 bedrooms + office 6 baths. Master bedrooms includes his and her toilets 2 huge must see walk-in closets. Movie theater room is one bedroom. 2 powder rooms, 3 Cantera fire-places. 24” Travertine floor/carpet.


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Let’s make your offer and this incredible house may be your new home!

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