Based on a new Bankrate.com report, Arizona is the 9th best state in which to retire. Rankings were based on key factors including taxes, cost of living, healthcare, weather, crime and overall well-being. One of the other retirement hotspots, Florida, was ranked 28th! Worst state in which to retire? New York, primarily due to high taxes and cost of living. To learn more about the Top 10 and Bottom 10 retirement areas, please fill out the form below.