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Frostburg
Frostburg
Maryland
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Frostburg is a city in Allegany County, Maryland, United States, and is at the head of the Georges Creek Valley. It is part of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 9,002 at the 2010 census. Located 8 miles (13 km) west of Cumberland, the town is one of the first cities on the "National Road", US 40, and the western terminus of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. Since 1973, the city has been served by what is now Interstate 68. The City of Frostburg has an approximate year-round population of 8,075. In addition, 5,400 students attend Frostburg State University, a public university within the University System of Maryland. Frostburg was originally called Mount Pleasant until 1820, when the government developed a postal service, and the town was renamed Frostburg.

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How did Maryland earn the grade of D+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Maryland has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Maryland does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Maryland has an effective property tax rate of 1.10%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Maryland earned its state tax grade of D+.

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