Cameron takes the number 7 spot in our countdown of the Top 10 Best Places to Retire in Texas with under 100,000 residents. Cameron is a town of 5,770 residents, at the 2010 Census, and is the county seat of Milam County. Cameron sits about 40 miles northeast of the Bryan/College Station area of central Texas.
Retirees enjoy low housing costs in Cameron, with the median monthly housing cost for homeowners being a mere $603 per month. Cameron also comes in lower than the state average on property tax rates with a median effective property tax rate of 1.62%.
Cameron scores well on weather, access to golf, libraries, and restaurants, while leaving a bit to be desired on access to doctors, grocery stores, and recreational/fitness facilities.
Cameron hosts numerous events throughout the year such as The Annual Dewberry Festival, barbeque cook-offs, a Christmas Parade, and the Cameron Chamber Christmas Classic Basketball Tournament.
Next in our countdown of The Top 10 Best Places to Retire in Texas with a Population of Less Than 100,000 Residents is number 6, and the 6th spot goes to…
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