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Margate
Margate
Florida
13 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 13 ratings
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Margate is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 53,284. Margate is part of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people in 2015. Margate was founded in the 1950s, when much of it was still either part of the Everglades or farmland. It then became a town in 1955, when land development became prominent due to an influx of people moving to Margate. In 1961, it was officially incorporated as a city. The name of the city itself is a portmanteau of the first three letters of the founder's last name, Jack Marqusee, and the first four letters of gateway, since it was considered a "gateway" to western Broward County. The city also has a waterpark called Calypso Cove, and two golf courses, with one of them also a tennis court as well: The Carolina Golf Club, and the Oriole Golf and Tennis Club.

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it's the community everyone here is very friendly they speak when they see you it's a very quite neighborhood
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Any age can stay in my neighborhood.
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There are lots of senior citizens in South Florida. They come here because the weather is warm a lot of them retire here a lot of them are in assisted-living independent living or memory care units. There are thousands of condos here that are 55+ age condos so everybody here is used to people that are but I guess you can call senior citizens.

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How did Florida earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Florida has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Florida does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Florida has an effective property tax rate of 1.02%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Florida earned its state tax grade of A.

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