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Southbury
Southbury
Connecticut
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Southbury is a town in western New Haven County, Connecticut, USA. Southbury is north of Oxford and Newtown, and east of Brookfield. Its population was 19,904 at the 2010 census. Southbury comprises sprawling rural country areas, suburban neighborhoods, and historic districts. It is a short distance from major business and commercial centers, and is within 80 miles (130 km) of New York City and 40 miles (64 km) of Hartford; the latter the capital of Connecticut. Southbury is the only community in the country with the name "Southbury", which is why the town seal reads Unica Unaque, meaning "The One and Only."

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I've lived in Southbury CT for 20 years, 80% of our population is "Seniors". It's a wonderful place
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Town has a large senior population with the presence of Heritage Village,one of the largest 55+ condominium communities on the East Coast. We have a vibrant senior center, several assisted living communities, many medical offices, several senior vans, and a vibrant senior center. Plus, a new movie theater/entertainment complex is opening in a few days.
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Town has a large senior population with the presence of Heritage Village,one of the largest 55+ condominium communities on the East Coast. We have a vibrant senior center, several assisted living communities, many medical offices, several senior vans, and a vibrant senior center. Plus, a new movie theater/entertainment complex is opening in a few days.

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How did Connecticut earn the grade of D? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Connecticut has a state sales tax of 6.35%. Of particular interest is that Connecticut does have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Connecticut has an effective property tax rate of 2.02%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Connecticut earned its state tax grade of D.

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