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Islip
Islip
New York
6 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 6 ratings
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Islip is one of ten towns in Suffolk County, New York (USA). Located on the South Shore of Long Island, the town population was 335,543 at the 2010 census. Within the Town of Islip is a smaller, unincorporated hamlet and census-designated place also named Islip.

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There are a lot of every day amenities in one area.
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I would like to see the high schoolers offering help to the elderly in my town as far as shoveling and computer/ TV help. I realize it's a liability, but I think the youth of today could learn to learn empathy and so much more from our elderly.
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It is age friendly, because it is a quiet place, education the schools are great, and there are many things to do around town for all ages.
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A lovely town with respectful residents of all ages.
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The town I live in is very friendly.

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How did New York earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. New York has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that New York does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. New York has an effective property tax rate of 1.65%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how New York earned its state tax grade of C.

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