The cities at the bottom of US News' list of best places to retire

Multiple cities in California ranked toward the bottom of U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Places to Retire in the U.S.

For the rankings, U.S. News examined data for the 150 most populated metropolitan areas in the U.S., including San Juan, Puerto Rico, using data from the Census Bureau, Labor Department, FBI and other sources. Metropolitan areas were evaluated on six indexes: affordability, happiness, healthcare quality, retiree taxes, desirability and job market. Read more about the methodology here

These 15 cities scored lowest for retirees, based on U.S. News' analysis, released in November: 

1. San Jose, Calif.

2. Stockton, Calif.

3. Albuquerque, N.M.

4. San Juan, Puerto Rico

5. Denver

6. Vallejo and Fairfield, Calif.

7. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.

8. Santa Rosa, Calif.

9. Salinas, Calif.

10. Bakersfield, Calif.

11. San Francisco

12. Modesto, Calif.

13. Salt Lake City

14. Santa Barbara, Calif.

15. Visalia, Calif.

Click here to see the 20 cities that topped the list.

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