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Newark
Newark
Delaware
11 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 13 ratings
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Newark ( NEW-ark) is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. It is located 12 miles (19 km) west-southwest of Wilmington. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the city is 31,454. Newark is home to the University of Delaware.

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majority of the residents are over 55
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Remove fall hazards. Falls are the leading cause of injury for seniors Keep emergency numbers handy Ensure a safe bathroom Assess the bedroom
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Its somewhat age friendly because all ages are active in this community.
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Little public transportation; otherwise, not much information available about age-friendly opportunities
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We have a lot of home associatton events

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B+

How did Delaware earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Delaware has a state sales tax of 0.00%. Of particular interest is that Delaware does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Delaware has an effective property tax rate of 0.55%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Delaware earned its state tax grade of B+.

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