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Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach
Florida
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Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. As of 2010, the population estimate for Fort Walton Beach was 19,507 recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau. It is the principal city of the Fort Walton Beach−Crestview−Destin Metropolitan Statistical Area. Fort Walton Beach is a year-round fishing and beach resort community. Its busiest time of the year is the summer, causing a boost to the local economy because of seasonal human migration.

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I have just lived down here for 4 years so I cannot make an informed answer to this question.
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IT IS A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY FOR RETIRED MILITARY VETERANS AND SEASONAL SENIORS CITIZENS AND RETIRED SENIOR CITIZENS
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Has been a retirement community with a lot of Seniors. Very heavy in Military retirees.
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It's a very friendly area, tourist vacationing every year, I been living here in the area for over 30+ years.
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How did Florida earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Florida has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Florida does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Florida has an effective property tax rate of 1.02%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Florida earned its state tax grade of A.

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