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Ottumwa
Ottumwa
Iowa
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Ottumwa ( ə-TUM-wə) is a city in and the county seat of Wapello County, Iowa, United States. The population was 25,023 at the 2010 census. Located in southeastern Iowa, the city is split into northern and southern halves by the Des Moines River.

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i really do not know much about this place i just moved here
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The community has a lot of holiday and certain celebrations that all ages attend. The community is very active in helping less fortunate ones. Alot of the neighborhoods are more like communities themselves where everyone socializes with each other and help each other.
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i love the place and very quiet and affordable
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How did Iowa earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Iowa has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Iowa does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Iowa has an effective property tax rate of 1.50%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Iowa earned its state tax grade of C.

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