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Essex
Essex
Massachusetts
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Essex is a coastal town in Essex County, Massachusetts, 26 miles (42 km) north of Boston and 13 miles (21 km) southeast of Newburyport. It is known for its former role as a center of shipbuilding. The population was 3,504 at the 2010 census.The central village areas of Essex and South Essex make up the census-designated place of Essex. The Council on Aging works to maintain the age-friendliness of the community by providing seniors with programs and services such as:

  1. Knitting Group; Line Dancing; SeniorCare Luncheon; Van to Market Basket; Hair Dresser by Appointment; TRIAD; Monthly Movie; Blood Pressure; Mobile Market; Ladies Breakfast
Essex is an emerging age friendly community. This means it is pursuing an age friendly designation.
Contacts17 Pickering Street, Essex, MA 01929
Phone: (978) 768-7932
kcrockett@essexma.org
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How did Massachusetts earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Massachusetts has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Massachusetts does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Massachusetts has an effective property tax rate of 1.21%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Massachusetts earned its state tax grade of C.

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