Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
Middle Tennessee Council On Aging:
COA strives to ensure that the community values, honors and supports older adults and caregivers by addressing unmet needs through information, advocacy and education and by being a catalyst for comprehensive solutions.
Key Priorities & Initiatives:
- Caregiver Education, Support & Referral
- Elder Abuse & Scam Prevention
- Information & Referral Service
- Senior Transportation
Nashville is the county seat of Davidson County and is located on the Cumberland River. The city's population ranks 24th in the U.S. According to 2018 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 692,587. The "balance" population, which excludes semi-independent municipalities within Davidson County, was 669,053 in 2018.
Located in northern Middle Tennessee, Nashville is the major city of the largest metropolitan area in Tennessee. The 2018 population of the entire 14-county Nashville metropolitan area was 1,930,961. The 2018 population of the Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Columbia combined statistical area, a larger trade area, was 2,057,416.
ContactsCouncil on Aging of Middle TN
95 White Bridge Road, Suite 114
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone & Fax: (615) 353-4235
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (CST)
Managed by the Age Friendly Foundation
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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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