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  • Above & Beyond at the Knights

    Above & Beyond at the Knights

    1545 W Greenleaf St, Allentown, PA 18102
    (63)
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    We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a...

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  • Above & Beyond Inc.

    Above & Beyond Inc.

    514 N 22nd St, Allentown, PA 18104
    (9)
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    Above & Beyond is elegant, affordable and home like. - A safe and secure atmosphere - All CPR certified employees - Full sprinkler systems - Monthly fire drills - Proper ventilation and lighting - Pull Bell System in every bathroom - Department of Public Welfare — licensed - Certified in...

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  • Above and Beyond at MountainView

    Above and Beyond at MountainView

    2232 29th Street Southwest, Allentown, PA 18103
    (31)
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    Nestled right in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, Sunrise at MountainView is like a comfortable country inn with a good dose of southern hospitality. From everything including our decor, delicious homemade dishes prepared just the way you like them and our cozy suites, Sunrise at MountainView...

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  • Rittenhouse Village at Lehigh Valley

    Rittenhouse Village at Lehigh Valley

    1263 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103
    (54)
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    Rittenhouse Village at Lehigh Valley is conveniently located in an upscale medical and professional park across from Lehigh Valley Hospital. Our residents enjoy stunning views of Lehigh Parkway and the convenience of having top-notch physicians and specialty medical practices just minutes away. At...

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  • Devon House Senior Living

    Devon House Senior Living

    1930 Bevin Drive, Allentown, PA 18103
    (7)
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    DevonHouse Senior Living is the Lehigh Valley's Specialist in Personal Care Nestled in a park like setting close to South Mail, DevonHouse Senior Living offers onsite professional nursing care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and a variety of social, spiritual, and educational activities....

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  • Heather Glen

    Heather Glen

    415 Blue Barn Road, Allentown, PA 18104
    (7)
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    Heather Glen offers a tranquil setting where seniors can maintain their independence with access to professional staff 24/7. Both residents and families find comfort in knowing that our experienced staff provides personalized services and nursing care. Based from the Six components of Health,...

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  • Miller Personal Care at 19th & Chew

    Miller Personal Care at 19th & Chew

    1925 W Turner St, Allentown, PA 18104
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  • Legend of Allentown

    Legend of Allentown

    6043 Lower Macungie Rd, Allentown, PA 18106
    (1)
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  • Parkland Manor

    4636 Crackersport Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
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  • Whitehall Manor

    Whitehall Manor

    1177 Sixth Street, Whitehall, PA 18052
    (38)
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    Whitehall Manor opened its doors to its first residents in Fall 1998. Our local owners are personally committed to providing the quality of care that is surpassed in the industry. Our organized healthcare service team brings to you many years of experience in all aspects of healthcare and customer...

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  • Bethlehem Manor Senior Living

    Bethlehem Manor Senior Living

    815 Pennsylvania Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18018
    (16)
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    The beautiful new Bethlehem Manor, located on Pennsylvania Avenue in Bethlehem, PA, is centrally located from Allentown, Easton, and Northampton. Premier Senior Living offering several levels of care. The all inclusive community offers suites with a home-like setting. Our affordable rates start at...

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  • Atria Bethlehem

    Atria Bethlehem

    1745 West Macada Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (53)
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    Atria Bethlehem understands the importance of seniors maintaining a healthy balance between independence and safety. That's why our Pennsylvania retirement community provides them with everything they need to feel secure in their surroundings and comfortable to participate in daily activities. You...

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  • Lehigh Commons

    1680 Spring Creek Road, Macungie, PA 18062
    (8)
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    For more than 23 years, Genesis Lehigh Commons has been providing quality health care services in a comfortable and safe environment to our residents. Our team of dedicated staff members, many of whom have been here for 5-10+ years, are committed to providing customized care and attention that...

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  • Saucon Valley Manor

    Saucon Valley Manor

    1050 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055
    (76)
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    Saucon Valley Manor is a senior living community located in the beautiful borough of Hellertown, PA. Surrounded by lush greenery, you will never find yourself disappointed with the view. At Sacuon Valley Manor, you can be sure that your loved ones are taken care of. With twenty-four hour care,...

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  • The Willow

    The Willow

    6488 Alburtis Road, Macungie, PA 18062
    (7)
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    A New sense of home is what the Village at Willow Lane Senior Living Community can bring to you and your loved ones. Celebrating life every day is not just our slogan, but a true philosophy we hold dear in every aspect imaginable. Our approach to providing an exceptional living option is...

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  • Alexandria Manor Senior Living Center

    Alexandria Manor Senior Living Center

    3534 Linden St., Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (8)
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    Alexandria Manor is elegant, affordable and home like. - A safe and secure atmosphere - All CPR certified employees - Full sprinkler systems - Monthly fire drills - Proper ventilation and lighting - Pull Bell System in every bathroom - Department of Public Welfare — licensed - Certified in...

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  • Alexandria Manor Senior Living Centers

    Alexandria Manor Senior Living Centers

    313 S Walnut Street, Bath, PA 18014
    (8)
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    Alexandria Manor is elegant, affordable and home like. - A safe and secure atmosphere - All CPR certified employees - Full sprinkler systems - Monthly fire drills - Proper ventilation and lighting - Pull Bell System in every bathroom - Department of Public Welfare — licensed - Certified in...

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  • The Village at LifeQuest

    The Village at LifeQuest

    2100 Cherry Blossom Ln, Quakertown, PA 18951
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    ABOUT THE VILLAGE The Village at LifeQuest is a licensed Assisted Living community located in suburban Quakertown on 220 acres of property being developed to serve multiple uses. We share the property with LifeQuest Nursing Center, LifeSpan Child Daycare and the newly constructed St. Luke’s...

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  • Alexandria Manor Senior Living Centers

    Alexandria Manor Senior Living Centers

    7 S New Street, Nazareth, PA 18064
    (16)
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    Alexandria Manor is elegant, affordable and home like. - A safe and secure atmosphere - All CPR certified employees - Full sprinkler systems - Monthly fire drills - Proper ventilation and lighting - Pull Bell System in every bathroom - Department of Public Welfare — licensed - Certified in...

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  • Liza's House

    Liza's House

    1357 Blue Mountain Dr, Danielsville, PA 18038
    (9)
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    From the moment you walk in our door you will want to call Liza's House Home.  Liza's House has a  warm and friendly environment that offers supervision and assistance with activities of daily living while encouraging our Residents to maintain or regain their functional abilities.  At...

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  • Williams Manor

    164 Baron Road, Wind Gap, PA 18091
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    William's Manor is an eight-resident state-licensed home sitting on two acres in a country setting between Nazareth and Wind Gap, Pennsylvania. Run in bed-and-breakfast style, William's Manor offers a modern, country-style decor with seven immaculate private and semi-private bedrooms, each equipped...

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  • The Palmerton

    The Palmerton

    71 Princeton Ave, Palmerton, PA 18071
    (8)
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    Breathtaking views overlooking the Lehigh Gap, with a panoramic view of Blue Mountain...The Village at Palmerton is conveniently located near Palmerton Hospital. We are within walking distance from all of your shopping and banking needs. We ask you to come and visit with us and see the Difference....

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  • Hidden Meadows on the Ridge

    Hidden Meadows on the Ridge

    340 Farmers Lane, Sellersville, PA 18960
    (18)
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    We are a small to mid-sized Senior Living Community nestled among the woodlands, while conveniently located in Upper Bucks' County, 30 north of Philadelphia. Our community shares the block with Grand View Hospital, many physicians' offices and close to shopping and area restaurants. Our assisted...

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  • Evans Retirement Center

    Evans Retirement Center

    220 E. Race St., Fleetwood, PA 19522
    (13)
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    Nestled in the quiet neighborhood of Fleetwood, PA is the Evans Retirement Center whom has proudly served the Berks/Lehigh Counties since 1984. Our home is owned and operated by two generations of the Evans family. We are known for our small homelike and family like atmosphere. And we know how to...

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  • The Birches at Harleysville

    The Birches at Harleysville

    691 Main Street, Harleysville, PA 19438
    (42)
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    Need assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, dressing or medication management? At The Birches at Arbour Square Personal Care and Dementia Care Community located on a 20-acre campus in Harleysville, PA, you will find all the services you need to live a healthy and happy life. The...

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  • Paradise Manor

    Paradise Manor

    206 Lincoln Avenue, Hatfield, PA 19440
    (8)
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    Paradise Manor is a personal care home dedicated to assisted residents with physical, mental and emotional needs. We provide a comfortable environment that encourages independent living. The skilled staff provides around the clock personal care with dignity and respect.

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  • Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

    Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

    300 Perkiomen Avenue, Schwenksville, PA 19473
    (50)
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    Welcome home to Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley. We are conveniently located near Routes 29, 73 and 422 in the charming, small-town community of Schwenksville, Pa. Our residents live among friends while enjoying a blend of planned social, cultural and recreational activities in an inviting apartment...

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  • Keystone Villa at Douglasville Personal Care

    Keystone Villa at Douglasville Personal Care

    1152 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518
    (15)
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    At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs, for affordable Personal Care. Personalized supportive care services are offered to our residents in a heartwarming environment so we can help you enjoy a better quality of life in our senior retirement...

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  • Getz Personal Care Home Inc

    Getz Personal Care Home Inc

    1026 Scenic Drive, Kunkletown, PA 18058
    (9)
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    Our property is located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains.  It has beautiful landscaped lawns with a courtyard and gazebo.  There is a scenic walking path which is handicap accessible.  There are plenty of parking spaces for residents' vehicles and for family and friends to visit....

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  • Pond View Manor Personal Care Home

    1115 Myrtle Road, Walnutport, PA 18088
    (6)
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    Pond View Manor Personal Care Home is a senior care home located in the quaint borough of Walnutport, PA and in Northampton county. Walnutport is situated along the Lehigh River and has a population of less than 2,000 residents in total. The group home setting itself is just south of the Blue...

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  • Penn Assisted Care

    68 Main Street, Pennsburg, PA 18073
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    Penn Assisted Care is a senior living community located in Pennsburg, PA, in Montgomery County and home to just over 3,800 people. Pennsburg is part of the East Greenville community and a railroad town where residents will fine small shops, local stores and restaurants they can frequent when they...

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  • Chestnut Knoll

    120 West 5th Street, Boyertown, PA 19512
    (36)
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    Beautifully placed in a quiet neighborhood, Chestnut Knoll merges both personal and memory care in a full service community. Located in Boyertown, PA just past Walnut Woods at the end of 5th Street, residents enjoy a welcome mix of privacy, security as well as independence. Whether you need...

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  • Meadow Glen at Phoebe Richland

    Meadow Glen at Phoebe Richland

    108 S Main Street, Richlandtown, PA 18955
    (4)
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  • Independence Court of Quakertown

    1660 Park Ave, Quakertown, PA 18951
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  • Morning Star Manor

    306 West Main Street, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
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  • Keystone Villa at Fleetwood

    501 Hoch Rd, Blandon, PA 19510
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Assisted Living in Allentown, PA

Assisted living facilities in Allentown, PA provide supervision, community-style living, and personal care services to seniors who may require limited assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs). These communities are designed to promote independence and social interaction among seniors who do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care. The median monthly cost of assisted living in Allentown, PA is about $4,200 within the city proper and $3,800 in the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of assisted living is approximately $4,200 in the state of Pennsylvania. If you're looking for assisted living near Allentown, PA then A Place for Mom’s local network of senior living advisors can help you find an affordable option for you or your loved one.

Cost of Living in Allentown, PA

Compared to other cities of a similar size, the cost of living in Allentown is more affordable than the national average. Overall, the cost-of-living index is rated 5 points below the national average and the grocery index is equal to the average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
95 100 $1,029 21.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent $124,165 $38,522 The top inheritance tax rate is 15% and there is no exemption threshold

Local Medical Providers

The highest-rated hospitals in Allentown include:

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest - This hospital is the flagship hospital of the Lehigh Valley Health Network and is home to their nationally-recognized cancer center. They also offer level I trauma care, open-heart surgery, and a comprehensive stroke center, as well as a variety of other services.
  • St. Luke's Hospital Allentown Campus - This facility offers inpatient care, emergency services, surgical procedures, and radiology.
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital 17th Street - This hospital offers emergency care, ambulatory surgery, mental health care, inpatient hospice care, and rehabilitation services.

Climate and Weather

Allentown has a hot-summer/humid continental type of climate according to the Koppen Climate Classification Index. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with hot and muggy summers. The winters tend to be cold and snowy. On average, the humidity level for Allentown is about 67%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at approximately 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
73°F 88°F (July) 58°F (July) 32°F 45°F (December) 20°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
47 (Good) 61 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (July) 29”

Demographics and Values

The city of Allentown tends to lean slightly liberal politically. The relative age of the city is young compared to other cities in the region – many of the people who live in Allentown are young professionals with families.

2016 Presidential Election for Lehigh County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
50% 45.3% 4.7%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
682,899 121,283 2,668 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.39%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
32 21% 8% 4% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
37% 15% 5%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.5% 14.2% 52.2% 0.8% 0.1% 33% 4.8%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
3,883 27 5

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
12% 63% 18% 27% 5% 5%

Allentown is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Founded originally by the Pennsylvania Dutch, the city of Allentown has an undeniable Northeast charm that makes it a lovely place to retire. The city is home to an award-winning park system, lots of museums that celebrate the city's storied history, and a local minor league baseball team known as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. This fan-favorite team plays at nearby Coca-Cola Park and boasts a rabid local following that would rival any team in the major leagues.

One of the most popular museums in the city is the Allentown Art Museum, which houses a collection of more than 13,000 works of art spanning over 2,000 years of cultural heritage. The museum is extremely accessible with numerous lifts, elevators, and wheelchair ramps. The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum contains one of the largest collections of historical documents in the entire state. The Heritage Museum offers classes and lectures on local history, stemming from the city’s colonial days to the modern era. The Liberty Bell Shrine Museum, located in Zion’s Church, commemorates the city’s role in the American Revolution. The church building is famous for hiding the Liberty Bell and the bells of Christ Church in the year 1777 as General Washington retreated out of Pennsylvania. The Museum of Indian Culture is one of Pennsylvania’s premiere resources for educating people on the Lenape and other American Indian tribes.

Allentown is also home to a number of theaters for the performing arts. The Civic Theatre offers what they describe as “Broadway-styled stage shows with community sensibility”. Their production of A Christmas Carol is considered to be a local holiday tradition. The Civic Theatre is also the only independent and foriegn film movie theater in the region. The Municipal Opera Company of Allentown performs in the MunOpCo Music Theatre and offers one of the longest-running musical theater experiences in the area, having been in operation since before the Great Depression.

Transportation

Public transportation in Allentown is provided by the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority which operates a number of bus routes throughout the city, many of which run 7 days a week. Regional transit is available through the city’s Greyhound Bus Station. The nearest Amtrak station is located 65 miles away in Philadelphia.

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