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Kingwood
Kingwood
West Virginia
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Kingwood is a city in and the county seat of Preston County, West Virginia, United States, and is part of the Pittsburgh DMA. Kingwood was founded in 1815. The population was 2,939 at the 2010 census. The West Virginia Zoo is located in Kingwood.

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NOTHING TO DO FOR SENIORS EXCEPT SITTING IN SENIOR CENTERS PLAYING GAMES. I AM 65 YEARS OF AGE NOTHING TO DO, NO RESTAURANTS THAT ARE FUN TO GO TO. RESOURCES FOR THE AGED IS NIL. RETIRING TO THIS CITY OR ANY OTHER AREA IN WV IS THE SAME. THE STATE HAS NO MONEY SO EVERYTHING GETS CUT TO FOR BUDGET ISSUES.
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NOTHING TO DO FOR SENIORS EXCEPT SITTING IN SENIOR CENTERS PLAYING GAMES. I AM 65 YEARS OF AGE NOTHING TO DO, NO RESTAURANTS THAT ARE FUN TO GO TO. RESOURCES FOR THE AGED IS NIL. RETIRING TO THIS CITY OR ANY OTHER AREA IN WV IS THE SAME. THE STATE HAS NO MONEY SO EVERYTHING GETS CUT TO FOR BUDGET ISSUES.

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How did West Virginia earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. West Virginia has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that West Virginia does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. West Virginia has an effective property tax rate of 0.59%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how West Virginia earned its state tax grade of C+.

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