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The small town feel is great and the people are friendly to all. The town is probably more age friendly for older adults than for younger people. There is little in the way of entertainment.
The crime rate is bad due to the heavy drug use and burglary is rampent.
Jobs aren't plentiful.
The eating places are excellent with home cooking, Mexican, bar-be-que, and burgers.
There is a small bus transportation but the rural area is lacking in the big city services.
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How did Oklahoma earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Oklahoma has a state sales tax of 4.50%. Of particular interest is that Oklahoma does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Oklahoma has an effective property tax rate of 0.89%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Oklahoma earned its state tax grade of C+.
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