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Picayune
Picayune
Mississippi
6 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 6 ratings
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Picayune ( pik-ə-YOON) is the largest city in Pearl River County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 10,878 at the 2010 census. Picayune was added to the New Orleans metropolitan area in 2014. The city is located approximately 45 miles (72 km) from New Orleans, Hattiesburg and Gulfport-Biloxi. The Stennis Space Center is 10 miles (16 km) away.

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Its a very quite town its considered a retirement community.
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There is alot of care for the elderly in the town as well as transportation
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Nothing really
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Age friendly neighborhood due to clean,safe and low crime.
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Friendly southern city Fully integrated Adding and beautifying city with flowers etc.

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How did Mississippi earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Mississippi has a state sales tax of 7.00%. Of particular interest is that Mississippi does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Mississippi has an effective property tax rate of 0.80%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Mississippi earned its state tax grade of A.

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