Grand Marais, Minn.

Dusk settles over the ice-covered bay of Lake Superior at Grand Marais, Minn. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area ranks high for retiree-friendly attributes such as environment and spiritual life. (Kerri Westenberg/ McClatchy-Tribune photo)

The top 10

The top 10 cities in the Best U.S. Cities for Seniors 2011, with percentage of residents 65 and over:

Minneapolis-St. Paul, 10.6%

Boston, 12.8%

Pittsburgh, 17.7%

Cleveland, 15.1%

Denver, 10.3%

Milwaukee, 12.8%

San Francisco, 14.7%

Portland, Ore., 11.6%

Kansas City, Mo., 11.9%

Newark, N.J., 12.7%

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