Back to list March 28, 2022 SmartAsset Ranks Mechanicsburg in Top 5 for Best Places to Retire in PA SmartAsset, a personal finance company, ranked Mechanicsburg as #5 among the best places to retire in Pennsylvania. Nationally, Mechanicsburg ranked #50. To determine the rankings, SmartAsset gathered data on three separate regional factors that affect the quality of life for retirees including tax-friendliness, access to medical care, and social and recreational opportunities. Among the statistics posted, Mechanicsburg has a tax burden of 16.3%, 11.5 doctor’s offices per 1,000 people, and a senior population of 16.6%. Click here to see SmartAsset’s full statistics, methodology, and sources.