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Sugar Land
Sugar Land
Texas
10 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 10 ratings
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Sugar Land is a city in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States, within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. Founded as a sugar plantation in the early mid-20th century and incorporated in 1959, Sugar Land is one of the most affluent and fastest-growing cities in Texas, having grown more than 158 percent between 1990 and 2000. In the time period of 2000–2007, Sugar Land also enjoyed a 46.24% job growth. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 78,817. Due to the Greatwood/New Territory annexation on December 12, 2017, the city's estimate of population is now 117,869, as of January 1, 2018. Sugar Land is home to the headquarters of Imperial Sugar, and the company's main sugar refinery and distribution center were once located in the city. Recognizing this heritage, the Imperial Sugar crown logo can be seen in the city seal and logo.

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Sugar Land is very warm welcoming and has a southern hospitality feel. Very friendly and family oriented.
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Sugar Land is a rapidly growing city with hundreds of businesses that provide services which support the health and well being of the elderly population in Sugar Land.
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Low crime, Social, Law enforcement, Less polution, Water.
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How did Texas earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Texas has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Texas does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Texas has an effective property tax rate of 1.86%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Texas earned its state tax grade of B.

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