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Arvada
Arvada
Colorado
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The City of Arvada is a Home Rule Municipality located in Jefferson and Adams counties, a part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area of the U.S. State of Colorado. The United States Census Bureau estimated the city population at 111,707 residents as of July 1, 2013, ranking Arvada as the seventh most populous municipality in Colorado. The Olde Town Arvada historic district is located 7 miles (11 km) northwest of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.

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Bicyclists designated Arvada as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community.
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Apex Recreation Center has programs for seniors. Arvada Center has programs for continuing education in the arts. RTD access is by bus but light rail is coming soon. Arvada has an abundance of shopping and dining experiences. Arvada has several assisted living facilities as well as residential care centers.
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How did Colorado earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Colorado has a state sales tax of 2.90%. Of particular interest is that Colorado does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Colorado has an effective property tax rate of 0.57%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Colorado earned its state tax grade of B.

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