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Fitchburg
Fitchburg
Massachusetts
14 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 18 ratings
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Fitchburg is the third largest city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 40,318 at the 2010 census. Fitchburg is home to Fitchburg State University as well as 17 public and private elementary and high schools.

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Good transportation and education
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Depending of the area basis on elderly they are age friendly.
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Everyone is very independent including me and I never have any problems since I've been leaving in this town.
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It's a nice and quite area with really friendly people.

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How did Massachusetts earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Massachusetts has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Massachusetts does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Massachusetts has an effective property tax rate of 1.21%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Massachusetts earned its state tax grade of C.

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