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Needham
Needham
Massachusetts
6 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 7 ratings
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Needham is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. A suburb of Boston, its population was 28,886 at the 2010 census. It is home to the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, an engineering school.

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Has become a hospital and service hub over the last few years. Remains navigable and accessible as it has been for many years.
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Active Community Center & A Council on Aging
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I really can't comment on Needham's age friendliness
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Side walks
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Very. Senior center is amazing!

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How did Massachusetts earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Massachusetts has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Massachusetts does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Massachusetts has an effective property tax rate of 1.21%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Massachusetts earned its state tax grade of C.

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