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Bloomington
Bloomington
Illinois
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Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. It is adjacent to Normal, and is the more populous of the two principal municipalities of the Bloomington-Normal metropolitan area. The 2010 census showed the city had a population of 76,610, making it the 12th most populated city in Illinois, and the fifth-most populous city in the state outside the Chicago Metropolitan Area. Combined with Normal, the twin cities have a population of roughly 130,000.

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All the example you listed are friendly. The general living area, the education atmospere, the transportation, and the communitiy engagements.
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This is a good place to raise kids and also retire
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I live in a very friendly subdivision. We all look out for each other and everyone takes good care of their homes, yards and each other. There are families with kids and also seniors, and I have several as clients. It's a very warm and safe neighborhood!
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The people in Bloomington are very smooth and caring to the new people in town
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A lot of good family people live in these areas or good elder residents that care for their neighborhood as well as their lawns

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C+

How did Illinois earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Illinois has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Illinois does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Illinois has an effective property tax rate of 2.32%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Illinois earned its state tax grade of C+.

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