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Lexington
Lexington
North Carolina
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Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 18,931. It is located in central North Carolina, 20 miles (32 km) south of Winston-Salem. Major highways include I-85, I-85B, U.S. Route 29, U.S. Route 70, U.S. Route 52 (soon to be I-285) and U.S. Route 64. Lexington is part of the Piedmont Triad region of the state. Lexington, Thomasville, and the rural areas surrounding them are slowly developing as residential bedroom communities for nearby cities such as Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point.

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Has some housing for the elderly, quite town as far as crime. It has its share as most due but not excessive. Some public transportation. Small farming town.
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They respect older ones in the community and do help those who are up in age. Could use a broader use of the transportation system.
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My area live in Southmont got lot people go to my church Holloways Baptist Church and enjoy helping people
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All seems alright except for hiring practices. I've applied to several places and haven't heard from any. I feel like it's because I'm competing with other applicants younger than I am. I know of one business I applied to, even toured, am completely qualified for and a much younger girl was hired.

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How did North Carolina earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. North Carolina has a state sales tax of 4.75%. Of particular interest is that North Carolina does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. North Carolina has an effective property tax rate of 0.86%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how North Carolina earned its state tax grade of C+.

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