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Chestnut Ridge Wallingford

2700 Chestnut Pkwy, Chester, PA 19013

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Chestnut Ridge Wallingford is located in beautiful and historic Wallingford, Pennsylvania. Residents and guests alike enjoy our proximity to Chester Park, Taylor Arboretum and the Ridley Creek, all of which can be seen from our community. Natural beauty is enjoyed year round and residents enjoy a...

Plush Mills Senior Living

501 Plush Mill Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086

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Plush Mills is a great place to live the good life. Big enough to count on. Small enough to care. With only 124 independent living apartments and 34 personalized care suites, Plush Mills is just the right size — large enough to offer a full range of services, yet small enough to provide...

Truewood by Merrill, Glen Riddle

263 Glen Riddle Road, Media, PA 19063

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There are assisted living facilities. And then there's Truewood by Merrill, Glen Riddle. One reason why our community is such a special place to live is that we understand every family wants the very best for loved ones.As a company that is family-operated, our commitment is to each resident...

Springfield Crossings

463 W Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064

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Sunrise of Granite Run

247 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063

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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 personal care...

Rose Tree Place

500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063

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When you think of assisted living and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more...

Haskins House

1009 Rhoades Ave, Secane, PA 19018

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Haskins House is a senior community provides seniors with a spacious community that is located in the quiet area of Secane, PA. This community gives residents the opportunity to relax and enjoy their life, providing them with a great place to live and the caring help that they need. Secane has...

Ivy Gables Senior Living

2210 Swiss Ln, Wilmington, DE 19810

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Ivy Gables Senior Living, is nestled in the village of Ardentown, Delaware and provides everything a senior living community should offer; a warm, friendly, comfortable and elegant lifestyle. It is surrounded by tastefully landscaped courtyards for relaxing with friends and families, listening...

Merrill Gardens at Glen Mills

52 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

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Combine amazing service, great friends, and resort-level amenities and you’ve got the perfect recipe for all the comforts of home. Merrill Gardens at Glen Mills offers Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care all in one campus for flexibility and convenience.With amenities like a...

Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line a CCRC

100 Halcyon Drive, Media, PA 19063

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Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line is a senior living community located in Media, PA. Media is a small borough in Delaware County, west of Philadelphia and home to about 5,500 people. Residents can take part in a host of activities including going out to local...

Arden Courts of Wilmington

700 1/2 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

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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,...

Shipley Manor

2723 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19810

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Shipley Manor is a full service,continuing care rental retirement community serving independent living,assisted living, and skilled and rehabilitation services. Shipley Manor,a proud member of the community for over 26 years, was originally elementary school; it is now located in the Brandywine...

Sunrise of Newtown Square

333 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073

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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 care services. From...

Foulk Manor North

1212 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

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Foulk Manor North offers our residents a continuum of care encompassing independent living, assisted living, memory care in our Bridge to Rediscovery community and skilled nursing. Set on ten beautifully wooded acres, right next to the New Castle County Brandywine Hundred Library, Foulk Manor...

Sunrise of Wilmington

2215 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

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Just minutes from the Delaware/Pennsylvania state line, Sunrise of Wilmington is set in the heart of Brandywine Hundred. We pride ourselves in our dedication to creating a quality care alternative for seniors in the North Wilmington area. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you...

The Residence at Chadds Ford

1778 Wilmington Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

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NOW OPEN! The Residence at Chadds Ford is a flagship community in west suburban Philadelphia, bringing the area a level of luxury, service and sophisticated lifestyle befitting the cultured, inquisitive, active seniors that we serve. We offer Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care....

HarborChase of Wilmington

2004 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

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HarborChase of Wilmington Assisted Living and Memory Care, is a place where unrivaled hospitality and classic elegance converge in a timeless setting of peaceful tranquility. Here, you’ll find much more than amazing value in the award-winning cuisine, personalized housekeeping, exhilarating...

Foulk Manor South

407 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

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As one of the friendliest retirement communities in North Wilmington, Foulk Manor South is located just minutes from Concord Pike, Route 202 and Interstate 95, and sits amidst the history and fine traditions of the Brandywine Hundred community. Our residents and their families appreciate and...

Vine Street Manor

230 N. 65th St., Philadelphia, PA 19139

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Arbor Terrace Willistown

1713 W Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

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Arbor Terrace Willistown offers quality personal care and dementia care in West Chester, Pennsylvania. 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...

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Learn More About Assisted Living in Chester, PA

This riverside Pennsylvania suburb offers easy access to daily resources including shopping centers, health care facilities, and senior transportation. Chester’s proximity to Philadelphia’s big-city attractions provides countless opportunities for adventure and entertainment, but the town maintains its quieter, welcoming feel to create a peaceful environment for residents.

In Chester, 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 Chester, PA

The median monthly cost of assisted living is about $3,900 in Chester and $4,700 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of assisted living in the state of Pennsylvania is around $4,200.


Learn More About Chester, PA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Chester are rated three points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated slightly lower 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 CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing979286989795

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$31,557 per year$29,039 per year$28,232 per year$14,733 per year$42,271 per year$202 per year$1,003 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Chester include:

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 450+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, kidney transplant

Riddle Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 220+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Weather and Climate

Chester’s climate is classified as humid continental, meaning the area experiences hot, humid summers and generally cold winters. The average humidity level is 64%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 68%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum34°F40°F28°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum79°F88°F70°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 95

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: 41″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size3212.5%33,5446,932 per square mile2.6

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.3%0.6%68.9%11.6%<0.1%3.7%17.1%

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 Philadelphia: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2020 Presidential Election Results for Chester County

DemocraticRepublicanOther58.0%40.9%1.1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Historic sites and outdoor attractions in Chester include:

  • Chester County Courthouse
  • Martin Luther King Park
  • Ridley Creek State Park

Chester’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • MJ Freed Performing Arts Theater
  • South Chester Market Place

Transportation

Chester County’s Aging Shared Ride Program allows senior citizens to access countywide paratransit services Monday through Friday. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Chester.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Pennsylvania

Woodland Creek Memory Care, Columbia Cottage and The Landing of Towamencin are the top rated assisted living facilities near Chester, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 202 assisted living facilities near Chester, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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