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Ashland
Ashland
Ohio
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Ashland is a city in and the county seat of Ashland County, Ohio, United States. The population was 20,362 at the 2010 census. It is the center of the Ashland Micropolitan Statistical Area (as defined by the United States Census Bureau in 2003). Ashland is well known in the state for its "welcome sign" that proclaims the city to be "The World Headquarters of Nice People." Ashland was designated a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

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They are not willing to hire people over the age of 55 or so, I would say; also there are no discounts given to seniors at local colleges or trade schools.
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My neighbor hood is nice, friendly. Folks know each other by site or thru talking.
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I believe this to be a friendly town. Neighbors know one another in my neighborhood but I have always worked outside of this town so don't know about working relationships

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How did Ohio earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Ohio has a state sales tax of 5.75%. Of particular interest is that Ohio does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Ohio has an effective property tax rate of 1.56%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Ohio earned its state tax grade of C.

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