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High Point
High Point
North Carolina
7 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 10 ratings
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High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad region of the state of North Carolina. Most of the city is located in Guilford County, with portions spilling into neighboring Randolph, Davidson, and Forsyth counties. High Point is North Carolina's only city that extends into four counties. As of the 2010 census the city had a total population of 104,371, with an estimated population of 108,629 in 2014. High Point is currently the ninth-largest municipality in North Carolina. High Point is known for its furniture, textiles, and bus manufacturing. The city is sometimes referred to as the "Home Furnishings Capital of the World". The city's official slogan is "North Carolina's International City" due to the semi-annual High Point Furniture Market that attracts 100,000 exhibitors and buyers from around the world. It is home to three universities: High Point University, a private Methodist-affiliated institution founded in 1924; South University; and John Wesley University, a private interdenominational Christian university.

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I am a woman of a particular age. Retired but healthy and is able to work. Cant find full or part time employment.when I call seeking employment everyone speak wonderful and tell me how wonderful my work history is and they would like to review my resume.I have 30 years customer service with a highly reputable company and anoth 7 with another reputable company, but once my resume gets to their desk they can tell my age from things like my graduation dates and other things associated with my information, the temperature gets cold and you hear that they are no longer hiring but will keep my resume till they start hiring again. I am frustrated because I am capable and want to work. I tried registering for school and that was no different.
This community is so respectful,kind, church foundation,and willing to adapt to change.They have a heart full of love.
Just good hard working people.
People are generally very respectful to older persons. (Police officers, mail carriers, etc.)
Many medical facilities and shopping centers and easy to excess to place to place.

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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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