Clinton Township is a township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 13,478, reflecting an increase of 521 (+4.0%) from the 12,957 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,141 (+19.8%) from the 10,816 counted in the 1990 Census.
Clinton Township was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 12, 1841, from portions of Lebanon Township, based on the results of a referendum held that same day. Portions of the township have been taken to form Clinton town (April 5, 1865, within the township; became independent in 1895), High Bridge township (March 29, 1871) and Lebanon borough (March 26, 1926). The township was named for Governor of New York DeWitt Clinton.
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How did New Jersey earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. New Jersey has a state sales tax of 6.63%. Of particular interest is that New Jersey does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. New Jersey has an effective property tax rate of 2.40%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how New Jersey earned its state tax grade of C.
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