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Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon
Illinois
6 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 6 ratings
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Mount Vernon known as "The King City" is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 15,277 at the 2010 census. Mount Vernon is the principal city of the Mount Vernon Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Jefferson and Hamilton counties.

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Mount Vernon is slow paced and the Kroger store opens early for Senior hour during this time of Covid19
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Its not very Senior Sensitive. Not too many sidewalks or walking parks.
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Nice town
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There are alot of good people where i live.
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Very age friendly. Many facilities in the town geared to elderly care. I would prefer my present job not contacted while still employed at this time. I can provide other contacts if considered for a position.

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C+

How did Illinois earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Illinois has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Illinois does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Illinois has an effective property tax rate of 2.32%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Illinois earned its state tax grade of C+.

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