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Bear
Bear
Delaware
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Bear is a census-designated place (CDP) in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. The population was 19,371 at the 2010 census. Originally a small crossroads in a rural area, about 14 miles (23 km) south of Wilmington, the area supported small farms growing mainly corn and cattle. In the late 1980s and 1990s Bear became a popular location for the construction of sprawling housing developments and shopping centers along U.S. Route 40. Much of Bear runs along the highway, and extends to approximately Delaware Route 896.

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It is somewhat age friendly, I would like to see more jobs for people my age 50+
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It is somewhat age friendly, I would like to see more jobs for people my age 50+

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How did Delaware earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Delaware has a state sales tax of 0.00%. Of particular interest is that Delaware does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Delaware has an effective property tax rate of 0.55%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Delaware earned its state tax grade of B+.

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