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Saint Joseph
Saint Joseph
Missouri
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4 out of 5 stars based on 2 ratings
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St. Joseph (informally St. Joe) is a city in and the county seat of Buchanan County, Missouri, United States. It is the principal city of the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Buchanan, Andrew, and DeKalb counties in Missouri and Doniphan County, Kansas. As of the 2010 census, St. Joseph had a total population of 76,780, making it the eighth largest city in the state, third largest in Northwest Missouri. St. Joseph, named after the biblical Saint Joseph, is located on the Missouri River. It is perhaps best known as the starting point of the Pony Express and the death place of Jesse James; Hip Hop star Eminem was born here as well. St. Joseph is also home to Missouri Western State University.

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It is close to many schools. It has recreational spots for kids to go after school hours.
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C+

How did Missouri earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Missouri has a state sales tax of 4.23%. Of particular interest is that Missouri does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Missouri has an effective property tax rate of 1.00%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Missouri earned its state tax grade of C+.

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