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Grass Valley
Grass Valley
California
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The city of Grass Valley is the largest city in the western region of Nevada County, California, United States. Situated at roughly 2,500 feet (760 m) elevation in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, this historic northern Gold Country city is 57 miles (92 km) by car from the state capitol in Sacramento, 64 miles (103 km) from Sacramento International Airport, 88 miles (142 km) west of Reno, Nevada, and 177 miles (285 km) northeast of San Jose. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 12,860.

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  • retirement community
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Sprerad out community in Sierra Nevada foothills above Sacramento. Wonderful area to live with change of seasons and friendly, accepting people. There still are some reasonable prices for both purchase and rental properties when coming from a major metro area like SanFrancisco or Los Angeles. I give it a full thumbs up!
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Sprerad out community in Sierra Nevada foothills above Sacramento. Wonderful area to live with change of seasons and friendly, accepting people. There still are some reasonable prices for both purchase and rental properties when coming from a major metro area like SanFrancisco or Los Angeles. I give it a full thumbs up!

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How did California earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. California has a state sales tax of 7.25%. Of particular interest is that California does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. California has an effective property tax rate of 0.79%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how California earned its state tax grade of C.

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