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Kannapolis
Kannapolis
North Carolina
8 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 8 ratings
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Kannapolis (Kŭh-nă-pŭh-lŭs) is a city in Cabarrus and Rowan counties, in the U.S. state of North Carolina, northwest of Concord and northeast of Charlotte and is a suburb in the Charlotte metropolitan area. The city of Kannapolis was incorporated in 1984. The population was 42,625 at the 2010 census, which makes Kannapolis the 20th largest city in North Carolina. It is the home of the Kannapolis Intimidators, the Class A baseball affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, and it is the hometown of the Earnhardt racing family. The center of the city is home to the North Carolina Research Campus, a public-private venture that focuses on food, nutrition, and biotech research.

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It has something to offer everyone. Ours is a fast growing city with new businesses and opportunities for work, fun and relaxation.
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Kannapolis is an age friendly town. Livability Is good and people are very friendly and receptive to our seniors. Transportation is available if needed and most all churches have lunch available to the seniors. This gives our seniors a chance to get out and fellowship with others.
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very diverse and all kinds of activities.
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This city is filled with kind people of all ages.

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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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