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Old 10-08-2016, 10:07 AM
Location: Idaho
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The owner of the 55+ community into which I'll be moving next spring once told me that the residents can be divided into three, roughly equal groups. 1/3 are still employed and head off to work each day. 1/3 are full-time retirees, and the other 1/3 are snowbirds. This is in a northern Rocky Mountain city.

I foresee myself being a full-time resident, but can also see myself packing the car and doing some car/tent camping in the Southwest during the worst of the winter.


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Old 10-08-2016, 10:21 AM
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My friend moved from Minnesota to a 55+ community by a big lake in Arkansas.

Most of the residents are gone for part of the year.
About half are "northerners " who go back up north for the summer and about half are "southerners" who go back down south for the winter.
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