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Mishawaka
Mishawaka
Indiana
4 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 6 ratings
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Mishawaka is a city on the St. Joseph River, in Penn Township, St. Joseph County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 48,252 as of the 2010 census. Its nickname is "the Princess City." Mishawaka is a principal city of the South Bend–Mishawaka, IN-MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Easy Access to stores, transportation opportunities, caregiver friendly
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 Availability to hospital, medical, workouts, exercise, healthcare, educational classes, transportation, information, safety, friendliness of population, Senior care and age appropriate, population of seniors versus younger ages.  Many items are available to us here in the city. If we have questions, we can just ask and be directed in the right direction. We have local library’s with staff on hand to help us with all sorts of things we have questions on.

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People are respective and normally greet each other at the store in public places
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This community is very age friendly. I have lived here for 26 years. They accept members of all age groups.

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How did Indiana earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Indiana has a state sales tax of 7.00%. Of particular interest is that Indiana does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Indiana has an effective property tax rate of 0.87%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Indiana earned its state tax grade of C.

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