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Royal Oak
Royal Oak
Michigan
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Royal Oak is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a suburb of Detroit. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 57,236. It is the 8th-largest municipality in Oakland County and the 27th-largest municipality in Michigan by population.

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The city has a senior center as well as transportation services and recreational activities for seniors.
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royal oak is a nice, friendly community. walkable downtown. bus service is not the greatest - just like the rest of metro detroit
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royal oak is a nice, friendly community. walkable downtown. bus service is not the greatest - just like the rest of metro detroit

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How did Michigan earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Michigan has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Michigan does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Michigan has an effective property tax rate of 1.71%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Michigan earned its state tax grade of B.

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