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Ocala
Ocala
Florida
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Ocala ( oh-KAL-ə) is a city located in Northern Florida. As of the 2013 census, its population, estimated by the United States Census Bureau, was 57,468, making it the 45th most populated city in Florida. It is the seat of Marion County and the principal city of the Ocala, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated 2013 population of 337,362.

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Ease of availability of services. Good people.
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They offer events and community centers and help for elderly
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Community with all retirement Very friendly people
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Due to It's ability to seerve and meet the needs of the general population as it pertains to topics above
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Our county was just voted as the "Most age friendly" by state of Florida! Large population of 55+ residents.

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How did Florida earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Florida has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Florida does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Florida has an effective property tax rate of 1.02%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Florida earned its state tax grade of A.

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