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Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro
Tennessee
8 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 8 ratings
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Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 108,755 according to the 2010 census, up from 68,816 residents certified in 2000. In 2016, census estimates showed a population of 131,947. The city is the center of population of Tennessee, located 34 miles (55 km) southeast of downtown Nashville in the Nashville metropolitan area of Middle Tennessee. It is Tennessee's fastest growing major city and one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Murfreesboro is also home to Middle Tennessee State University, the second largest undergraduate university in the state of Tennessee, with 22,729 total students as of fall 2014. In 2006, Murfreesboro was ranked by Money as the 84th best place to live in the United States, out of 745 cities with a population over 50,000.

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people barely speak they just look at you crazy
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Our community is clean and wholesome. The neighbors watch out for each other as are very friendly. They get involved in community action.
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It's very age friendly because there multiple support systems for the different age group for example lower rates on car insurance for people 50 and up and lower rates for transportation such as bus rides and rental housing fees for people that's attending college
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Quality access to health care, thriving senior residents

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How did Tennessee earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Tennessee has a state sales tax of 7.00%. Of particular interest is that Tennessee does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Tennessee has an effective property tax rate of 0.75%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Tennessee earned its state tax grade of B+.

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