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Coldwater is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 10,945. It is the county seat of Branch County, located in the center of the southern border of Michigan. Coldwater is at 41°56′25″N 85°00′02″W. The ZIP code is 49036 and the FIPS place code is 17020. The elevation is 969 feet (295 m) above sea level. The City of Coldwater is entirely surrounded by the Township of Coldwater.

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Good senior center.People are generally ok.
It's hard to tell. It seems family-oriented, which gives more room for the elderly. It does not have blatant youth attractions, but instead more omnibus attractions (largely a little theater). Transportation out of town is by car, but at least I-69 is on the edge of town and I-94 and the Indiana Toll Road and Ohio Turnpike are reasonably close.
Everyone keeps to themselves but if u need help they usually will.
positives -- little theater, variety of restaurants, easy access to safe high-speed highways, access to a variety of attractions in surrounding medium-to-large cities. Has a bus system. negative -- no transportation out of town except by car No available education beyond community college. Retail has largely been reduced to box stores As is to be expected in Michigan, winter snows are heavy.

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How did Michigan earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Michigan has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Michigan does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Michigan has an effective property tax rate of 1.71%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Michigan earned its state tax grade of B.

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