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West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach
Florida
53 reviews
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 53 ratings
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West Palm Beach is a city in and the county seat of Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. It is located immediately to the west of the adjacent Palm Beach, and is one of the three main cities in South Florida. The population was 100,343 (revised) at the 2010 census. The University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) estimates a 2016 population of 108,896, a 7.9% increase from 2010. It is the oldest municipality in the Miami metropolitan area, having been incorporated as a city two years before Miami in November 1894. Although West Palm Beach is located approximately 68 miles (109 km) north of Downtown Miami, it is still considered a principal city within the Miami metropolitan area, due to the solid urbanization between both cities. The estimated population of the Miami metropolitan area, which includes all of Palm Beach County, was 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census.

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It's a pretty good place to live it very quiet at night I can sleep I just don't like the schools
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Because every old people I talk to, they are always friendly to me because I'm a nice girl.how my mom raised me,she always told me be nice to people no matter who they are..because being nice to people can always brings me somewhere.
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Its very good I've never had any problems but i feel as though it could be better and school's could be better but i love it its somewhat quiet but the weekend be a little loud
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The Older people always want to help the younger generation with life lessons
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How did Florida earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Florida has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Florida does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Florida has an effective property tax rate of 1.02%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Florida earned its state tax grade of A.

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