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Tehachapi
Tehachapi
California
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Tehachapi is a city in Kern County, California, in the Tehachapi Mountains, at an elevation of 3,970 feet (1,210 m) between the San Joaquin Valley and the Mojave Desert. Tehachapi is 35 miles (56 km) east-southeast of Bakersfield, and west of Mojave. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.0 square miles (26 km2) and a population of 14,414.

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Tehachapi is a small city located in the Paiute Mountains between Bakersfield, Ca. and the Mojave desert. It has a very low crime rate, many "Small Town" community events, and is considered a lovely retirement community.
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Most clients have specialist Medical and Dental providers in excess of 65+ miles away depending on where in the Tehachapi area the client lives. Tehachapi has a Hospital for stabilization and transport for emergency situations. No specialty care other than ER care in the city and outlying areas. There is no public transportation to provide for physically limited/challanged clients to get to.
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We have Dial-A-Ride for the elderly we have Senior Living places all throughout Tehachapi we have a veteran club for the vets
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Their plenty of groups and activities you can join in for for all ages,their support groups and places you can go in time of trouble, as well as churches that try to help the community by volunteering whenever help is needed.
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Most of my city are older retired people, everyone here is very pleasant to deal with, very friendly and always helpful.

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How did California earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. California has a state sales tax of 7.25%. Of particular interest is that California does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. California has an effective property tax rate of 0.79%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how California earned its state tax grade of C.

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