East New Market is a town located in Dorchester County, Maryland. The population was 400 at the 2010 census. The ZIP code is 21631.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all of it land.
The town is located approximately 6 miles northeast of Cambridge, the seat for its home County of Dorchester. It is intersected by state highway routes 14 and 16; and may be found along the hypotenuse of a triangle running from Cambridge to Easton, Md. and from Easton to Salisbury, Md.putting East New Market. some 22 and 26 miles respectively from those county seats of Talbot and Wicomico Counties respectively. It also sits somewhat South of Denton, Md. the County seat for Caroline County. This puts the town within relatively easy reach of four County seats in the rural areas where these counties join or are close by.
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How did Maryland earn the grade of D+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Maryland has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Maryland does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Maryland has an effective property tax rate of 1.10%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Maryland earned its state tax grade of D+.
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