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Cumberland Foreside
Cumberland Foreside
Maine
2 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 2 ratings
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Cumberland is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. The population was 7,211 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Portland–South Portland–Biddeford, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area. Cumberland is one of the wealthiest municipalities in the state.

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Great place to raise a family. Don't have to worry about being in a bad neighborhood.
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Located right outside of the city of Portland, Cumberland is a safe place to raise a family. There is a great school system; the neighborhoods are respectable and don't pose a danger to young children. Children can play outside without worrying about being kidnapped

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How did Maine earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Maine has a state sales tax of 5.50%. Of particular interest is that Maine does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Maine has an effective property tax rate of 1.32%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Maine earned its state tax grade of C.

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