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Garden City
Garden City
New York
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Garden City is an incorporated village in Nassau County, New York, United States, in the town of Hempstead. It was founded by multi-millionaire Alexander Turney Stewart in 1869, and is on Long Island, to the east of New York City, 18.5 miles (29.8 km) from midtown Manhattan. The village is located mostly in the Town of Hempstead with a small portion in the Town of North Hempstead. As of the 2010 census, Garden City's population was 22,371. The Garden City name is applied to several other unincorporated, nearby jurisdictions, as well. In the region, hamlets such as Garden City South, Garden City Park, and East Garden City are located next to the incorporated village of Garden City, but are not themselves part of it. Roosevelt Field, the shopping center and raceway built on the former airfield from which Charles Lindbergh took off on his landmark 1927 transatlantic flight inside the Spirit of St. Louis, is located in East Garden City. Adelphi University's main campus is in Garden City.

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Many residents of Garden City are elderly and the Village itself is aware of that and is helpful.
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Very slow paced, lots of senior care discounts offered, employment for caring for the elderly, etc.
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A good number of Seniors live in the community and there is a senior center they can go to as well as the town library which offers seminars, trips and other events for the seniors within the community.

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How did New York earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. New York has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that New York does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. New York has an effective property tax rate of 1.65%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how New York earned its state tax grade of C.

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