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Shamokin
Shamokin
Pennsylvania
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Shamokin (; Saponi Algonquian Schahamokink, meaning "place of eels") (Lenape: Shahëmokink ) is a city in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, surrounded by Coal Township at the western edge of the Anthracite Coal Region. It was named after a Saponi village, Schahamokink. At the 2010 census the population was 7,374 residents. The city of Shamokin is bordered by Coal Township, Pennsylvania.

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I see people care and help others but I also see younger generation not so friendly
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Alot of programs for the elderly, its has Rabbit Transit to take clients to their appointments or shopping centers when requested, and there are at least 3 home towers for the disabled and elderly.

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How did Pennsylvania earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Pennsylvania has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Pennsylvania does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Pennsylvania has an effective property tax rate of 1.55%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Pennsylvania earned its state tax grade of B+.

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