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La Crosse
La Crosse
Wisconsin
2 reviews
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 3 ratings
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La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Lying alongside the Mississippi River, La Crosse is the largest city on Wisconsin's western border. The city's estimated population in 2016 was 52,109. The city forms the core of and is the principal city in the La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of La Crosse County and Houston County, Minnesota, with a combined population of 135,298. La Crosse is home to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Viterbo University, and Western Technical College. A regional technology and medical hub, La Crosse has received high rankings from some magazines in health, well-being, quality of life, and education.

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La Crosse is very age-friendly and has many programs for all ages.
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This city has many activities appropriate for seniors. This would include sr. centers, live theater, many forms of musical entertainment and diverse opportunities for physical activity. There are volunteer groups, 3 universities with classes and other choices,two well known hospitals,forms of transportation, in home caregiver companies.

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How did Wisconsin earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Wisconsin has a state sales tax of 5.00%. Of particular interest is that Wisconsin does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Wisconsin has an effective property tax rate of 1.95%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Wisconsin earned its state tax grade of C.

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