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    Greensboro is a city in Guilford County, North Carolina. It’s known as the third most populous city in the state. Retirees enjoy the moderate weather of this medium-sized city and the rich culture it has to offer. 

    Climate & Geography

    Greensboro has a humid subtropical climate. The average annual high temperature is in the high 60s and the average annual low temperature is in the high 40s. The average annual precipitation is roughly 40 inches. 

    Greensboro is part of the rolling hills of the Piedmont and situated between Blue Ridge and the Great Smoky Mountains. The Atlantic beaches and Outer Banks are located to the east of the city. 

    Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment

    Greensboro is very rich in culture with a large amount of museums and historical sites for residents to enjoy. During the warmer months, residents may enjoy taking a stroll and bike ride through Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden, and The Bog Garden at Benjamin Park. Shopping malls and antique shops are scattered throughout the city. 

    Cost of Living & Taxes

    The median home cost is below the national median. Public pensions are exempt up to $4,000 while private pensions are exempt up to $2,000 per year. Public pension income from North Carolina and federal entities are generally exempt. Social Security benefits are deductible as long as it’s included in one’s federal adjusted gross income. 

    Health Care

    The three highest rated medical centers and hospitals located in Greensboro are Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, and Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is ranked High Performing in three adult specialties and eight adult procedures/conditions. Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital is nationally ranked in urology and ranked High Performing in eight adult procedures/conditions. Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center is ranked High Performing in four adult procedures/conditions. 

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