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Groton
Groton
Connecticut
12 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 15 ratings
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Groton is a town in New London County, Connecticut located on the Thames River. It is the home of General Dynamics Electric Boat, which is the major contractor for submarine work for the United States Navy. The Naval Submarine Base New London is located in Groton, and the pharmaceutical company Pfizer is also a major employer. Avery Point in Groton is home to a regional campus of the University of Connecticut. The population was 40,115 at the 2010 census.

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My neighbor is unique, I live on a navy base that the community is always working together and we listen to our elders
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A lot of my neighbors are unfriendly
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Their is elderly homes
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In the town that I live in everybody is mostly friendly

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How did Connecticut earn the grade of D? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Connecticut has a state sales tax of 6.35%. Of particular interest is that Connecticut does have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Connecticut has an effective property tax rate of 2.02%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Connecticut earned its state tax grade of D.

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