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Brookhaven
Brookhaven
Mississippi
11 reviews
Brookhaven ( broo-KAY-vən) is a small city in Lincoln County, Mississippi, United States, 60 miles south of the state capital of Jackson. The population was 12,520 at the 2010 U.S. Census. It is the county seat of Lincoln County. It was named after the Town of Brookhaven, New York by founder Samuel Jayne in 1818.
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activities for young ones are starting to pop up
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Very quiet and peaceful not a lot of traffic located just on the outer skirts of the city of Brookhaven
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It's not to be a place to retire
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Just a great town to raise a family in.
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It's age friendly to me. We do have several living center in this area and we do have other special facility places here as well.

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How did Mississippi earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Mississippi has a state sales tax of 7.00%. Of particular interest is that Mississippi does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Mississippi has an effective property tax rate of 0.80%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Mississippi earned its state tax grade of A.

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