The College Station-Bryan metro area has a low cost of living and has avoided the housing issues seen in much of the United States. In addition to no taxes on federal pensions, the local economy is stable, due in part to the presence of Texas A&M University, with 45,000 students. Sports are a huge part of Texas A&M’s culture and their teams are some of the best in the nation. And, as with any large university, there is a steady selection of lectures and concerts by world leaders, famous personalities and performers.
There are no military bases in the College Station metro area, but excellent commissary and exchange amenities are available to the military retiree at Fort Hood, which is 90 miles away. The nearest VA medical center is in Temple, which is a 66-mile drive. College Station is centrally located with easy access to major Texas cities like Austin (85 miles), Houston (100 miles) and Dallas (150 miles) for big-city amenities like shopping, fine dining and museums.
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