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Williamston
Williamston
North Carolina
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3.5 out of 5 stars based on 3 ratings
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Williamston is a town in Martin County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 5,511 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Martin County. The closest major city is Greenville, approx. 28 mi to the southwest. Williamston was founded in 1779, and named after William Williams, a local military commander.

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This area is very much so age friendly. Mostly ederly people live there. The community is friendly and very well known to be safe and alert.

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How did North Carolina earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. North Carolina has a state sales tax of 4.75%. Of particular interest is that North Carolina does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. North Carolina has an effective property tax rate of 0.86%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how North Carolina earned its state tax grade of C+.

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