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Watertown
Watertown
Massachusetts
13 reviews
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 13 ratings
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The Town of Watertown is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Greater Boston area.

The population was 31,915 at the 2010 census. Watertown is one of fourteen Massachusetts municipalities that have applied for, and been granted, city forms of government but wish to retain "The town of" in their official names. Watertown is made up of six neighborhoods: Bemis, Brigham (Brigham Historic District), Coolidge Square, East Watertown, Watertown Square and the West End.

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What makes Watertown an age friendly place is that we are such a welcoming small community. We are all hands on deck for people and provide the very best to our abilities.
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It's a small town where a lot of people come to retire or start families.
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This is age friendly because the residents in this place are very friendly.
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they have a bus for transportation, but not a subway system..
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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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