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Dover
Dover
Delaware
6 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 8 ratings
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Dover () is the capital and second-largest city in the U.S. state of Delaware. It is also the county seat of Kent County, and the principal city of the Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Kent County and is part of the Philadelphia-Wilmington-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD Combined Statistical Area. It is located on the St. Jones River in the Delaware River coastal plain. It was named by William Penn of Dover in Kent, England. As of 2010, the city had a population of 36,047.

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Everyone in the neighborhood knows each other, and everyone speaks to each other, and offer you any assistance that you may need.
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What makes Dover age friendly is the engagement in helping Dovers civil leaders. Recently the AARP was pleased to welcome Dover as the latest member of AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. They now have access to global resources and informational on age-friendly best practices, models of assessment and implementation, and the experiences of towns and cities around the world.
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I am in the heart of downtown Dover, which is a very mixed crowd.
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Everyone is compassionate care about one another
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Education here is great , very peaceful and quiet

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B+

How did Delaware earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Delaware has a state sales tax of 0.00%. Of particular interest is that Delaware does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Delaware has an effective property tax rate of 0.55%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Delaware earned its state tax grade of B+.

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