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Thornton
Thornton
Illinois
2 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 2 ratings
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Thornton is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,338 at the 2010 census. Thornton is home to the Thornton Quarry, one of the largest quarries in the world.

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My community is very age friendly. It is very small community, and have recently built a senior living home, especially price wise for seniors. They also have an extensive t ball program, a community rec center, program, and a 1 school elementary school.
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The Village of Dixmoor is a very small community and there are a lot of seniors living in the community. The Village does provide community engagements for the seniors. The Village has a committee for the seniors and they have outreach sponsors that come out to speak to the community often.

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How did Illinois earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Illinois has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Illinois does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Illinois has an effective property tax rate of 2.32%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Illinois earned its state tax grade of C+.

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