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Katy
Katy
Texas
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Katy is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within the Houston–Katy-Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. The city is located in Harris, Fort Bend, and Waller counties. The population was 14,102 at the 2010 census, up from 11,775 at the 2000 census. The population was estimated to be 16,158 in 2015.

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My neighborhood is located near a high school and an elementary school that has a lot of different age groups
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City is located near several excellent healthcare facilities including reputable hospitals and specialty clinics. There is bus transportation and many safe places to walk. More senior housing could be added.
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Everyone is very friendly and polite and work together and watch over each other
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On holidays they have a gathering at the neighborhood park supplying food , drinks , and games
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I don't really know as I've not gotten around very much.

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How did Texas earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Texas has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Texas does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Texas has an effective property tax rate of 1.86%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Texas earned its state tax grade of B.

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