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La Porte
La Porte
Indiana
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La Porte (French for "The Door") is a city in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States, of which it is the county seat. Its population was 21,732 as of 2016. It is one of the two principal cities of the Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Chicago–Naperville–Michigan City, Illinois–Indiana–Wisconsin Combined Statistical Area. La Porte is located in northwest Indiana, east of Gary, and west of South Bend and was first settled in 1832. The previous mayor of La Porte, Blair Milo, was one of the youngest mayors in the city's history, elected to the position in 2011 at the age of 28. She resigned in August 2017.

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I would say it is neutral. There are a few older people working in places like Walmart and Walgreens and in supermarkets. Some professional people continue working until 70 and beyond. These are mostly in practice for themselves.

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How did Indiana earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Indiana has a state sales tax of 7.00%. Of particular interest is that Indiana does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Indiana has an effective property tax rate of 0.87%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Indiana earned its state tax grade of C.

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