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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 1568 Assisted Living facilities in Essex County and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Brookdale West Orange

520 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052

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You’ll have the care you need if you need it so you can focus on having fun.With assisted living and memory care on one campus, we customize your care to your specific needs. And our community is just 30 minutes away from New York City so you can enjoy all the great shopping and restaurants that...

Arden Courts of West Orange

510 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

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For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

Canterbury Village

33 Mount Pleasant Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

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Established in 1921 in West Orange, NJ Canterbury Village is an experienced Assisted Living Residence. With only 53 residents we offer personalized assistance, support and healthcare services, available 24 hours a day. Our reasonable monthly service fee includes a spacious private studio with...

Brighton Gardens of West Orange

220 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052

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Brighton Gardens of West Orange is located in a beautiful suburban setting only 20 minutes from New York City amenities. We are nestled between a premier golf course and the historic South Mountain Reservation, which includes acres of protected land with parks, walkways and trails. We partner...

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Spring Hills Livingston (Opening Fall 2021)

346 East Cedar Street, Livingston, NJ 07039

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The Society House

328 E Mt. Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039

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Little Nursing Home

71 Christopher Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

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Little Nursing Home is a rehabilitation center located in the beautiful township of Montclair, New Jersey, which is in Essex county. The area is very charming, and the residents will find that there is always something going on there. Whether the community band is playing at the high school, the...

Arbor Terrace Roseland

345 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, NJ 07068

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Arbor Terrace Roseland offers quality assisted living and dementia care in Essex County, New Jersey. We honor individuality and celebrate each person's unique life through deep connections with our residents and families. We create delightful surprises and meaningful moments within a safe and...

Horizon Manor South Residential Healthcare Facility

89 Christopher Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

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Horizon Manor South is located in beautiful Montclair, New Jersey. We are an assisted living community. We are well known for providing Alzheimer's care and short term care. Our main goal is to make your loved one feel right at home with our wonderful professional staff. The amenities we offer...

Winchester Gardens

333 Elmwood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Since our beginning in the early 20th century as a not for profit community, we have provided a quality retirement experience. Now, as a Continuing Care Retirement Community, that retirement experience includes a gracious and elegant lifestyle augmented by highly professional staff, outstanding...

CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living

76 Passaic Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039

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CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living is conveniently located near major highways and sits between the Livingston Mall and Short Hills Mall on Passaic Avenue.  We take pride in providing a broad continuum of health care services in a Campus setting. Part of a CareOne Senior Care...

Horizon Manor North Residential Healthcare Facility

73 Overlook Road, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

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A beautiful Victorian Home in lovely Upper Montclair with Tudors and old oaks as your neighbors.  Spacious Veranda for quiet chats overlooking well maintained properties.          18th Century appointed private and...

Sycamore at East Hanover

1 S. Ridgedale Ave, East Hanover, NJ 07936

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Features and Amenities:Private Rooms with Private ShowersClinical Programs designed with a Person-Directed ApproachState-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Therapy:Aquatic Therapy Pool with underwater treadmillActivities of Daily Living (ADL) SuitePhysical, Occupational, & Speech Therapy7 days per...

Sunrise at West Essex

47 Greenbrook Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Bethany Residence

401 Rutgers Ave., Hillside, NJ 07205

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Brookdale Florham Park

8 James Street, Florham Park, NJ 07932

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There’s a lot to love here, and redefined independence is just one of those things.With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. Our memory care program is rooted in “a person-centered approach,” which means we help our residents find a sense of...

The Chelsea at Clifton (Now Open)

782 Valley Rd, Clifton, NJ 07013

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Sunrise of Summit NOW OPEN

26 River Road, Summit, NJ 07901

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Ideally located just down the road from the Village Green in Summit, New Jersey, and only 20 miles from Manhattan, Sunrise of Summit provides highly personalized care and services—including assisted living and memory care—to seniors in a bright, cheerful, and modern atmosphere. Our community...

Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

21 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932

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Come visit our community nestled in the suburbs of Florham Park with tree-lined walking paths surrounding us. Enter our community and you'll experience first hand the Sunrise Difference.Please call for more information or to schedule a visit to find out how Brighton Gardens can enrich your life...

Chestnut Hill Residence

338 Chestnut Street, Passaic, NJ 07055

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Located in the city of Passaic, this Medicaid friendly facility, which includes a secure Dementia neighborhood, is physically attached to a sub-acute and skilled nursing facility of the same name and under the same family ownership since the 1960's. At Chestnut Hill Residence Assisted Living, we...

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Learn More About Assisted Living in Essex County, NJ

There’s something for everyone in Essex County. Home to both Newark International Airport and Port Newark, this Northeast New Jersey area has a mix of suburban neighborhoods, golf courses, nature preserves, and big-city entertainment — along with excellent transportation options that connect residents with all the cultural attractions of Newark and New York City.

In Essex County, assisted living communities provide personal care services in settings typically ranging from private apartments to shared rooms, often with restaurant-style dining and activities based on residents’ interests. Designed to promote independence among seniors who don’t require 24-hour skilled nursing care, assisted living is a good option for retirees who need help with some daily tasks and would like to live a socially fulfilling, active lifestyle.


Cost of Assisted Living in Essex County, NJ

The median monthly cost of assisted living in the state of New Jersey is about $6,000.


Learn More About Essex County, NJ

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Essex County are rated 19 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated higher than the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing119117119120116119

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$71,569 per year$42,923 per year$58,015 per year$34,333 per year$48,550 per year$12,188 per year$1,063 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Essex County include:

The University Hospital

  • Facility type: governmental, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 350+
  • Specialties: cardiology, heart disease, liver transplant

Saint Michael’s Medical Center

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 140+
  • Specialties: radiology, liver center, heart and vascular center, cancer center

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 460+
  • Specialties: emergency services, diagnostic imaging, surgical services

Weather and Climate

Essex County’s climate is classified as humid continental, meaning winters tend to be cold, summers tend to be hot, and there’s no distinct dry season. The average humidity level is 64%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 69%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum31°F38°F24°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum77°F85°F69°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 103

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 46.3″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size38.213.9%806,9536,394 per square mile2.7

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.8%5.9%41.9%23.8%0.1%2.4%30.2%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Newark: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 61/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Essex County

DemocraticRepublicanOther77.3%21.0%0.8%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Essex County is a major transportation hub that’s home to both Newark International Airport and Port Newark. The city of Newark — the country’s third oldest — is the cultural center of New Jersey with a little something for everyone, and all of Essex County is brimming with historical sites waiting to be explored.

Popular attractions in Essex County include:

  • Thomas Edison Historical Museum
  • Essex County Turtle Back Zoo
  • The Newark Museum of Art

Transportation

As a major transportation hub, Essex County has many options for transportation and is home to the headquarters of NJTransit, the state’s largest bus provider as well as Newark International Airport and the Port of Newark.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in New Jersey

There are 20 assisted living facilities near Essex County, New Jersey. See the full list.

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