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Stoughton
Stoughton
Massachusetts
8 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 14 ratings
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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of Age Friendly Cities and Communities

Stoughton (official name: Town of Stoughton) is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 26,962 at the 2010 census. The town is located approximately 17 miles (27 km) from Boston, 25 miles (40 km) from Providence, and 35 miles (56 km) from Cape Cod.

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Transportation. There's limited bus services. The commuter rail doesn't work on weekend. It's difficult to find an office job.
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There are programs, transportation, tax preparation, and seasonal events for seniors.
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the community, environment, People are very friendly and outgoing. They are very respectful and willing to help others. The community have great leaders that cares about the citizens.
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they have a lot free activities
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Great livability as well as great education and transportation.

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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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