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New Kensington
New Kensington
Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 2 ratings
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New Kensington, known locally as New Ken, is a city in Westmoreland County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, situated along the Allegheny River 18 miles (29 km) northeast of Pittsburgh. The population was 13,116 at the 2010 Census.

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There are a lot of older people in the Lower Burrell/New Kensington, PA areas. There is a Go Westmoreland bus for seniors to get to their doctor appointments.
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I'm not really sure due to the fact that I'm new to the area.

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B+

How did Pennsylvania earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Pennsylvania has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Pennsylvania does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Pennsylvania has an effective property tax rate of 1.55%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Pennsylvania earned its state tax grade of B+.

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