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Below are some frequently asked questions from people
considering moving into Martin County.

Question: What is the tax rate?
Taxes in Martin County, depending on the town, are 18.6 - 19.8 mils per $1,000 of assessed property value with a $25,000 Homestead Exemption for full time residents. Sales tax is 6%. There is no Florida State Income Tax.

Question: What is the crime rate?
Statistics show that Martin County is a safe place to live. It is much safer than counties north and south of us. The crime rate in Martin County has dropped every year for the past eight years.

Question: How does the school system rank?
Martin County schools recently ranked in the top 100 in the nation. Our schools also have outstanding sports and music programs.

Question: Is it expensive to live in Florida?
Martin County is north of the very expensive areas of Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami.

Question: How do the hospitals rate?
Martin Memorial Hospital has been ranked in the top 100 hospitals nationally in both 1998 and 1999.

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