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Aurora
Aurora
Colorado
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Aurora (, ) is a Home Rule Municipality in the U.S. state of Colorado, spanning Arapahoe and Adams counties, with the extreme southeastern portion of the city extending into Douglas County. Aurora is one of the principal cities of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area (Metro Denver). The city's population was 325,078 in the 2010 census, which made it the third most populous city in the state of Colorado and the 54th most populous city in the United States. The Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated population of 2,645,209 on July 1, 2012 (the 21st most populous MSA in the U.S.). However, Denver and Aurora combined make up less than half of the Denver Metro Area's population and Aurora has approximately half the population of Denver. The estimated population of the Denver-Aurora, CO Combined Statistical Area was 3,214,218 on July 1, 2012 (16th most populous CSA).

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I see neighbors helping each other
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People is too bussy, there is no time to engage any relationship with anybody in my building Barely see my neighbors. .
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There's people that live in my area with all different types of ages.
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The area i stay is probably one of the safest area that i've ever lived in. This does make the place age friendly because it enables everyone to stay active, whether by jogging etc, all through the day and night. There are also so many restaurants around, that delivers food in a short amount of time, making it convenient for all to eat what they would like.
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I feel as though there are many age friendly activities, shopping and transportation option available in my area.

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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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