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Fort Collins
Fort Collins
Colorado
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Fort Collins is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Situated on the Cache La Poudre River along the Colorado Front Range, Fort Collins is located 65 miles (105 km) north of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. With a 2016 estimated population of 161,000, it is the fourth most populous city in Colorado after Denver, Colorado Springs, and Aurora. Fort Collins is a midsize college city, home to Colorado State University.

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High cost of living, beautiful mountains and rivers. Finding a physician can be difficult. Highly educated community. Wonderful Senior Center. Public transportation available. Great hospitals and physicians.
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Ft. Collins is a college town (CSU) It caters to the college students and to young families with children. There are jobs for seniors if you want to work at Walmart or Sam's Club. I have a college degree, spent 25 years at my job and then 5 years after I retired at another job and now can't even get an interview because I am "over qualified, over educated and over trained" in other words I'm too old.
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Ft. Collins is a college town (CSU) It caters to the college students and to young families with children. There are jobs for seniors if you want to work at Walmart or Sam's Club. I have a college degree, spent 25 years at my job and then 5 years after I retired at another job and now can't even get an interview because I am "over qualified, over educated and over trained" in other words I'm too old.

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How did Colorado earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Colorado has a state sales tax of 2.90%. Of particular interest is that Colorado does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Colorado has an effective property tax rate of 0.57%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Colorado earned its state tax grade of B.

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