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Hickory
Hickory
North Carolina
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3 out of 5 stars based on 6 ratings
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Hickory is a city located primarily in Catawba County, North Carolina, with parts in adjoining Burke and Caldwell counties. The city's population at the 2010 census was 40,010, with an estimated population in 2015 of 40,374. Hickory is the principal city in the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton MSA, in which the population at the 2010 census was 365,497 and is included as part of the Charlotte–Concord Combined Statistical Area.

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Hickory, NC has a variety of activities available to all ages. These include a shopping mall, child-themed restaurants and a variety of cultural activities. Many of the jobs available are senior citizen friendly. There are a variety of schools including a magnet school, several private schools, a community college and other educational opportunities. There is also a bus transit system available to all ages. The list could go on of things that make Hickory age friendly.
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Hickory, NC has a variety of activities available to all ages. These include a shopping mall, child-themed restaurants and a variety of cultural activities. Many of the jobs available are senior citizen friendly. There are a variety of schools including a magnet school, several private schools, a community college and other educational opportunities. There is also a bus transit system available to all ages. The list could go on of things that make Hickory age friendly.

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C+

How did North Carolina earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. North Carolina has a state sales tax of 4.75%. Of particular interest is that North Carolina does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. North Carolina has an effective property tax rate of 0.86%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how North Carolina earned its state tax grade of C+.

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