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Saugus
Saugus
Massachusetts
6 reviews
4 out of 5 stars based on 8 ratings
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Saugus is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Greater Boston area. The population was 26,628 at the 2010 census.

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There are activities for all ages! These include town-wide celebrations such as Founder's Day and the Tree Lighting.
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Saugus is very age friendly there are many old age homes as well as elderly people that live in the area.
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City school,
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Always a lot of traffic, they cram or of businesses in one area and they don't involve the town with any city gatherings
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How did Massachusetts earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Massachusetts has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Massachusetts does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Massachusetts has an effective property tax rate of 1.21%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Massachusetts earned its state tax grade of C.

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