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At 9.4%, the total state and local tax burden falls in the middle when compared to the rest of the country. Its overall cost of living is 10% below the national average while the cost of housing is 20% below the average. Roth IRAs, Railroad Retirement and Social Security are exempt from taxes. For military retirement, civil service, state/local government and some private pensions, there is an exclusion of up to $41,110. If you’re 65 and older or disabled $29,400 of your property’s value is exempt from taxation. According to a study done by the financial website 247wallst.com, Kentucky is the worst economic performing state in the country for its high poverty rate, low median household income, and high unemployment rate.
If you’re concerned with crime and personal safety, Kentucky is a safe place to live with a crime rate that’s 21% lower than the national average according to the National Institute of Corrections.
Even though Kentucky is considered a Southern state it experiences all four seasons. Summers are warm and humid while winters are moderately cold. The monthly average January high in Lexington is 40 degrees while its July average high is 86 degrees. In Pikeville further south and east, the average January high is 46 and the July high is 87.
For culture and leisure activities, Kentucky has a little something for everyone: The Kentucky Derby, Kentucky State Fair, Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, International Bar-B-Q Festival, and the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. You can tour Kentucky wine country, visit the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park, explore the Mammoth Cave National Park, National Corvette Museum or swing clubs at one of more than 300 golf courses.
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