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Southampton
Southampton
New York
2 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 2 ratings
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Southampton, officially the Town of Southampton, is a town located in southeastern Suffolk County, New York, partly on the South Fork of Long Island. As of the 2010 United States Census, the town had a total population of 56,790. Southampton is included in the stretch of shoreline prominently known as The Hamptons. Stony Brook University's Southampton campus is located here.

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In Hampton Bays, there is a beautiful Senior Center with lots of activities. They have shuttle services available for seniors. They also have a meals on wheels program, which is easy to qualify for (it's only $3 per meal!).
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The taxes are low, which is good. But in general, I don't think the Hamptons are an age friendly place to live. Things are too spread out... you have to drive too far to everything.

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How did New York earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. New York has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that New York does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. New York has an effective property tax rate of 1.65%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how New York earned its state tax grade of C.

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