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Fayetteville
Fayetteville
North Carolina
23 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 23 ratings
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Fayetteville () is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. It is the county seat of Cumberland County, and is best known as the home of Fort Bragg, a major U.S. Army installation northwest of the city. Fayetteville has received the All-America City Award from the National Civic League three times. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 200,564, with an estimated population of 204,408 in 2013. It is the 6th-largest city in North Carolina. Fayetteville is in the Sandhills in the western part of the Coastal Plain region, on the Cape Fear River. With an estimated population in 2013 of 210,533 people, the Fayetteville metropolitan area is the largest in southeastern North Carolina, and the fifth-largest in the state. Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover. Fayetteville's mayor is Mitch Colvin, who is serving his first term.

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Fayetteville has many places in the town that provides care, support and transportation needs for the elderly along with community engagement so they are able to get out and have some fun! There is a bus available for those not able to drive and it picks them up and takes them to their appointment.
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Lots of retired people live in my neighborhood and in Fayetteville. There are lots of activities for them to do, and a very active YMCA for them to socialize and exercise
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good, understanding neighbors, quick compassionate EMS workers
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Less network
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I moved here to Fayetteville, NC 7 months ago. I am 61 years old and whenever I needed help in a store due to lifting a package or putting carts back, customers as well as store associates have always been very friendly and helpful and I never had to ask for assistance.

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C+

How did North Carolina earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. North Carolina has a state sales tax of 4.75%. Of particular interest is that North Carolina does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. North Carolina has an effective property tax rate of 0.86%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how North Carolina earned its state tax grade of C+.

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