Centralia is a city in Audrain and Boone counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 4,027 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 4,136 in 2012.
The Boone County portion of Centralia (by far the majority of the city) is part of the Columbia Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Audrain County portion is part of the Mexico Micropolitan Statistical Area.
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How did Missouri earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Missouri has a state sales tax of 4.23%. Of particular interest is that Missouri does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Missouri has an effective property tax rate of 1.00%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Missouri earned its state tax grade of C+.
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