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Astoria
Astoria
New York
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Astoria is a middle-class and commercial neighborhood with a population of 78,793 in the northwestern corner of the New York City borough of Queens. Located in Community Board 1, Astoria is bounded by the East River and is adjacent to three other Queens neighborhoods: Long Island City, Sunnyside (bordering at Northern Boulevard), and Woodside (bordering at 50th Street). Astoria is patrolled by the New York City Police Department's 114th Precinct.

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Don't really know to many people
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Live working in my commity
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The neighborhood has a few age friendly factors. There are a number of senior centers, the markets are many and close proximity to each other and there is both bus and train transportation, although it would be more helpful if there were elevators to get to the train platforms.
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has a lot of places to shop and eat for people of all ages. Mayor has launched over 90 programs for all ages from housing preservation and development, health and mental hygiene, improving housing, improve safety, etc.
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has a lot of places to shop and eat for people of all ages. Mayor has launched over 90 programs for all ages from housing preservation and development, health and mental hygiene, improving housing, improve safety, etc.

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How did New York earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. New York has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that New York does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. New York has an effective property tax rate of 1.65%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how New York earned its state tax grade of C.

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