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Casper
Casper
Wyoming
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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of Age Friendly Cities and Communities

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Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Casper is the second largest city in the state, according to the 2010 census, with a population of 55,316. Only Cheyenne, the state capital, is larger. Casper is nicknamed "The Oil City" and has a long history of oil boomtown and cowboy culture, dating back to the development of the nearby Salt Creek Oil Field. In 2010, Casper was named the highest-ranked family-friendly small city in the West, and ranked eighth overall in the nation in Forbes magazine's list of "the best small cities to raise a family". Casper is located in east-central Wyoming at the foot of Casper Mountain, the north end of the Laramie Mountain Range, along the North Platte River.

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It's all about the community you will always find people who are different that's what makes us humans we all have opinions and rights to them but age doesn't matter it's what's in a person's heart
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transportation is limited on weekends especially on Sundays when many seniors would like to attend church, not a lot of affordable companion programs
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Lots of fun events for kids adults families

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How did Wyoming earn the grade of A+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Wyoming has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that Wyoming does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Wyoming has an effective property tax rate of 0.61%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Wyoming earned its state tax grade of A+.

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