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Manchester
Manchester
Connecticut
20 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 24 ratings
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Manchester is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 58,241. The urban center of the town is the Manchester census-designated place, with a population of 30,577 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Manchester, in England.

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im very talkative and open
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In general livability and the community engagement
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We are there for each other.
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My area is mostly young adults and ages within 40-50 years.
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What makes Manchester CT age friendly is the nice resources we have in our community. We have a library, we have a park, and we have trails. All things that kids and/or the elderly can enjoy. Parks are good for walks and sight-seeing while the library is good for reading. We also have a police station smacked dead in the center of town which I'm sure makes the community feel safer.

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How did Connecticut earn the grade of D? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Connecticut has a state sales tax of 6.35%. Of particular interest is that Connecticut does have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Connecticut has an effective property tax rate of 2.02%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Connecticut earned its state tax grade of D.

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