NORTH CAROLINA -- Future retirees may want to think about North Carolina as a place to settle down later in life.

A recent ranking by the website Bankrate listed the best and worst states to retire in the United States.

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North Carolina tied with Montana for the sixth spot on the list.

South Dakota is the state that managed to nab the top spot, with New York coming in dead last.

For a complete look at the list and the methodology used to produce it, click here.

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