Cape Coral is a city located in Lee County, Florida, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico. Founded in 1957 and developed as a planned community, the city grew to a population of 154,305 by the year 2010. The city's population estimate was 165,831 for 2013 and 179,804 for 2016. With an area of 120 square miles (310 km2), Cape Coral is the largest city between Tampa and Miami. It is a principal city in the Cape Coral – Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population estimate for the statistical area was 679,513 for 2014. The city is known as a "Waterfront Wonderland"; with over 400 mi (640 km) of navigable waterways, Cape Coral has more miles of canals than any other city in the world.
Residents are walking around the neighborhood with their pets. There are friendly interactions between neighbors.
It's a very nice , fast growing city ! Everyone is either nice or friendly .
This city has a great need for in-home elder care, however, an individual may possibly not be considered (even with an extensive elder care background) due to age. It has been extremely difficult, especially now that all applications are electronic. Potential employers don't even respect you enough to call/email to decline your application. They just don't contact you at all. It is a huge shame (and unprofessional) because i have a lot of experience and could prove to be an asset, but I am not even granted a conversation to discuss my background. They allow the computer to decide if you are worthy of an interview, based on answers provided on the multiple assessments required to complete
This area seems to be very friendly from what I can see I just moved back to the area a few months ago. The neighbors in my area seem willing to help if needed, and appears to be a friendly environment from what I could see.
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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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