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Bedford
Bedford
New Hampshire
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Bedford is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 21,203 at the 2010 census and an estimated 22,458 in 2017. Bedford is a suburb of Manchester, the largest city in the state of New Hampshire.

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Availability of appropriate services - ie medical, senior center, community center, Library for socializing, Proximity to shopping(as one ages and doesn't travel much having these nearby becomes more important, availability and affordability of personal services - lawn care, public transportation, snow removal, handymen. yard sizes and homesites for when taking care of a home becomes more difficult and expensive.
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Mostly businesses. Really no space to play for younger kids and no place for adults to walk. Just two houses besides ours. We are surrounded by business.

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How did New Hampshire earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. New Hampshire has a state sales tax of 0.00%. Of particular interest is that New Hampshire does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. New Hampshire has an effective property tax rate of 2.19%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how New Hampshire earned its state tax grade of A.

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