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Southport
Southport
North Carolina
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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of Age Friendly Cities and Communities

Southport is a city in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Its estimated population was 3,625 as of the 2016 census. Southport has been a popular filming location for television and movies, including film adaptations of the works of novelist Nicholas Sparks. The town can be seen in the television series Dawson's Creek, Under the Dome, Revenge, and Matlock, and in numerous movies, including I Know What You Did Last Summer, Summer Catch, Domestic Disturbance, Crimes of the Heart, Nights in Rodanthe, A Walk to Remember and Safe Haven. Southport is the location of the North Carolina Fourth of July Festival, which attracts 40,000 to 50,000 visitors annually.

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It offers things to for all ages. It has no transportation service other than cabs,personal car, and a county van We do have a community college nearby.
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Very settled and quiet place to live close to the beaches.

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C+

How did North Carolina earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. North Carolina has a state sales tax of 4.75%. Of particular interest is that North Carolina does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. North Carolina has an effective property tax rate of 0.86%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how North Carolina earned its state tax grade of C+.

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