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Durango
Durango
Colorado
10 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 12 ratings
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The City of Durango is the county seat and the most populous municipality of La Plata County, Colorado, United States. It is home to Fort Lewis College. The United States Census Bureau reported a population of 16,887 in the 2010 census.

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Throughout the town of Durango there are various activites that are age friendly from neighborhood trails to weekly social distanced gatherings near downtown. The overall livability is pricey but there is affordable housing throughout town.
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Cost of living is quite high while wages are also fairly low. This creates a tough living situation for all ages. Elderly people have a great community in Durango. The Rec Center offers a great pickle-ball scene, there are several golf courses, and the outdoor actiities are endless. Fly fishing opportunities are abundant.
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I spend alot of time in Durango and not once I have seen any rude teens, adults, or elders. It seems nice a nice place to be in.
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I see other seniors in the area

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How did Colorado earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Colorado has a state sales tax of 2.90%. Of particular interest is that Colorado does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Colorado has an effective property tax rate of 0.57%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Colorado earned its state tax grade of B.

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