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Hub City deemed one of the best small cities for golden years living

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Hattiesburg is not just a place to retire, but it's a city to do it successfully!

According to a study by the Milken Institute, Hattiesburg is ranked number 15 among 20 of the best small cities in the nation for successful aging.

Hattiesburg was compared and ranked out of 259 small cities across America. Of the 259 small cities, the study revealed Hattiesburg having the lowest crime rate, and increased employment in areas of health, education, leisure and hospitality sectors. One retiree gave her reasons way the hub city was the place for her to age successfully.

"I like the feeling that it is still kinda of a home town feeling around it. The people are all so friendly. I have never felt strange or unhappy here," said Hattiesburg Retiree, Marlene Spielman.

http://successfulaging.milkeninstitute.org/best-cities-successful-aging.pdf

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