Population of age 65-plus: 11.4 percent
Even though Social Security income is fully taxed here, the low cost of living makes Omaha one of the cheapest places to retire. GOBankingRates found Omaha is also one of the best places to retire where rent is under $1,000 a month.
Senior residents can find a wealth of resources in the community on the Seniors Omaha! website, including information about local groups, senior centers and discounts. Several area community centers offer free activities, including bingo nights, arts and crafts workshops, health seminars and walking groups. Take a class through the Parks and Recreation department, or join the Omaha Tennis Association.
Omaha is also home to several attractions, including the Lauritzen Gardens and the Film Streams at the Ruth Sokolof Theater cinema art house. Love’s Jazz and Arts Center is a popular hub for performing arts events and offers discounted admission for seniors.