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Albert City
Albert City
Iowa
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Albert City is a city in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States. The population was 699 at the 2010 census. The town was established in 1890 on property owned by George Anderson, and was initially named Manthorp, after a town in Sweden. However, the post office department was concerned that the town's name would be confused with the nearby community of Marathon, so Manthorp was renamed for Albertina Anderson, the founder's wife. Albert City was incorporated in 1900. The museum in Albert City is located in the former Chicago, Milwaukee and Pacific Railroad-Albert City Station, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Albert City Threshermen & Collectors Show has been an annual summer event since 1971.

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How did Iowa earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Iowa has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Iowa does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Iowa has an effective property tax rate of 1.50%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Iowa earned its state tax grade of C.

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