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Peoria
Peoria
Arizona
5 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 5 ratings
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Peoria is a city in Maricopa and Yavapai counties in the State of Arizona. Most of the city is located in Maricopa County, while a tiny portion in the north is in Yavapai County. It is a major suburb of Phoenix. According to 2010 Census Bureau releases, the population of the city is 154,065. Peoria is currently the sixth largest city in Arizona for land area, and the ninth largest for population. It was named after Peoria, Illinois. The word "peoria" is a corruption of the Illini word for "prairie fire." It is the spring training home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners who share the Peoria Sports Complex. In July 2008, Money magazine listed Peoria in its Top 100 Places to Live.

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Peoria Az. is situated very near to several retirement communities including Sun City, Sun City Grand, and Sun City West to name several primary ones. The businesses, governmental organizations, and other entities that serve these various communities need to have the citizens interest in mind which certainly would include the topics included in this question.
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I feel Peoria is very all age friendy. Great for families with young children to older adults alike. No age restrictions at all...and they allow backyard chickens!
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Most residents are still younger 25-40
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Lots of Family Friendly Mobil Homes.
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We are in an area that afords all these in a short distance.

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C+

How did Arizona earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Arizona has a state sales tax of 5.60%. Of particular interest is that Arizona does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Arizona has an effective property tax rate of 0.77%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Arizona earned its state tax grade of C+.

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