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Bloomington
Bloomington
Illinois
9 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 19 ratings
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Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. It is adjacent to Normal, and is the more populous of the two principal municipalities of the Bloomington-Normal metropolitan area. The 2010 census showed the city had a population of 76,610, making it the 12th most populated city in Illinois, and the fifth-most populous city in the state outside the Chicago Metropolitan Area. Combined with Normal, the twin cities have a population of roughly 130,000.

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The city has a lot of age friendly things about it, like city buses, sidewalks, trails, and a variety of businesses.
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Bloomington is a large city with age friendly establishments.
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Services for people with needs.
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Everyone is so welcoming and caring. We always try to help whoever we can. We respect everyone. We have this elderly lady on our end and my little cousin always helps with bring her trash cans in.
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All the example you listed are friendly. The general living area, the education atmospere, the transportation, and the communitiy engagements.

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C+

How did Illinois earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Illinois has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Illinois does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Illinois has an effective property tax rate of 2.32%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Illinois earned its state tax grade of C+.

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