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Wayne
Wayne
New Jersey
4 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 4 ratings
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Wayne is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States located less than 20 miles (32 km) from Midtown Manhattan, and is home to William Paterson University. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township had a total population of 54,717, reflecting an increase of 648 (+1.2%) from the 54,069 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 7,044 (+15.0%) from the 47,025 counted in the 1990 Census.Wayne was formed as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 12, 1847, from portions of Manchester Township. Totowa was formed from portions of Wayne and Manchester Township on March 15, 1898.Points of interest include Willowbrook Mall, Wayne Towne Center, High Mountain Park Preserve, and Dey Mansion.

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The town of Paterson is separated into wards. Two wards are very age friendly, while 2 of the wards are very noisy, crime ridden, and least likely to live in comfortably.
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Very good school system, there are senior services very good library, and Senior transport services.
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Transportation & some community engagement
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Pepo the 60s and 70s and 80s seem to be friendlier and the area where I live.

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How did New Jersey earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. New Jersey has a state sales tax of 6.63%. Of particular interest is that New Jersey does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. New Jersey has an effective property tax rate of 2.40%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how New Jersey earned its state tax grade of C.

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