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Oakmont of El Dorado Hills (Now Open)

2020 Town Center West Way, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

3.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our world-class retirement community in El Dorado Hills is situated on a lush campus with industry-renowned dining, and endless on-site amenities. We are also very close to shopping, fine dining, the arts, and endless entertainment options.If an active lifestyle is what you desire, you’ll feel at...

El Dorado Estates

4240 Town Center Blvd, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Atria El Camino Gardens

2426 Garfield Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608

4.4
(102 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria El Camino Gardens, you'll find a new home that's warm and welcoming. Interesting social activities and morning exercise classes help residents thrive. Located in a quiet neighborhood in Carmichael, Atria El Camino Gardens is just a short distance from downtown Sacramento.Atria Senior...

Solano Life House

575 S. Jefferson Street, Dixon, CA 95620

4.8
(67 reviews)

Semi-Private

Welcome to Solano Life House. My name is Mary Felix, and I have been dedicated to senior care for eighteen years, and passionate about distinguishing Solano Life House as its Administrator since 2015, with award winning Memory Care. When considering care, you’ll have some key interests, so I’ll...

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Atria Carmichael Oaks

8350 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael, CA 95608

4.0
(79 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Atria Carmichael Oaks is a thoughtfully designed community offering lovely surroundings, personal service and just the right amount of support to live independently. Tree-lined outdoor areas are alive with color and beauty. Huge picture windows cast natural light indoors, and spacious common...

The Terraces of Roseville

707 Sunrise Ave, Roseville, CA 95661

4.1
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Terraces of Roseville is a community of people dedicated to supporting one another and adding meaning to each other’s lives. Our community demonstrates this commitment through our dignified personal care, wide variety of group activities, and elevated dining experiences. Our residents enjoy...

The Atrium at Carmichael

5757 Cypress Ave, Carmichael, CA 95608

4.4
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Experience the richness of daily life at The Atrium at Carmichael with its beautifully manicured grounds and relaxed, friendly atmosphere. From thoughtfully designed floor plans to the world-class service and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have...

Cogir of Stock Ranch Senior Living

7418 Stock Ranch Road, Citrus Heights, CA 95621

4.3
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Stock Ranch Road Retirement Community is an independent living and assisted living community in Citrus Heights, California. Our community is located on a quiet, tree-lined street in the heart of the city near the Citrus Heights Community Garden, just a short drive from downtown Sacramento. Our...

Atria Rocklin

3201 Santa Fe Way, Rocklin, CA 95765

4.4
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Set in the hills of Rocklin in the Sacramento metro area — only minutes from the Quarry District and Whitney Oaks Golf Club — Atria Rocklin offers a simplified lifestyle with upscale amenities, delightful dining experiences and discreet, 24-hour support. In addition to independent...

The Crest at Citrus Heights

6650 Crosswoods Circle, Citrus Heights, CA 95621

4.1
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Crest at Citrus Heights takes Independent Living in Citrus Heights to the next level with amenities and services desired by today's seniors. From thoughtfully designed floor plans to the world-class service and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have...

Legacy Oaks of Sacramento

1922 Morse Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

3.5
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Voralto Living at Sacramento is a single-story community offering shared studios, large studios, and one-bedroom apartments. This quaint property boasts two interior courtyards for residents to get fresh air, relax, or read a book. Some of the units have direct access to the courtyards making the...

Sterling Court at Roseville, An Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

100 Sterling Ct, Roseville, CA 95661

4.2
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community, in Roseville, Calif., in the greater Sacramento metropolitan area, offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, so should your needs change over time, and you require memory care, you have the security of knowing you can remain here, in your home, without leaving...

Cherry Blossom Assisted Living

1880 Live Oak Blvd, Yuba City, CA 95991

4.9
(32 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Cherry Blossom Assisted Living is the sister facility of 5-Star rated Livermore Valley Senior Living in Livermore, CA. We trace our success as a company to the simple and enduring philosophy that aging is a gift. It is a gift of immense wisdom and character that is priceless to that individual,...

Almond Heights Senior Living

8685 Greenback Lane, Orangevale, CA 95662

4.2
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Almond Heights offers independent, assisted, and memory care, all under one roof. We offer 11 different floorplans, ranging from cozy studios to spacious one bedroom apartments to two bedroom apartment suites. Each apartment has its own unique design touches: Granite countertop kitchenettes Full...

Ponte Palmero

3081 Ponte Morino Dr, Cameron Park, CA 95682

3.9
(38 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

Ponte Palmero Retirement Community is the premier Retirement Living Community in Cameron Park, California and is also near the communities of Sacramento, Roseville, Folsom and Auburn. Ponte Palmero is a full-service, resort style solar retirement community that allows you to invest your...

Magnolia Court

1111 Ulatis Dr, Vacaville, CA 95687

4.0
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Assisted Living and Memory Care support services for seniors. Our all-inclusive residential and care services include 24/7 staffing, three chef-prepared meals daily, weekly housekeeping, social and wellness activities, and transportation to shopping, social outings and appointments. Our...

Oakmont of Carmichael

4717 Engle Road, Carmichael, CA 95608

4.5
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakmont of Carmichael is a premier retirement community newly opened in September 2014. Features include industry renowned dining, and endless on-site amenities. If an active lifestyle is what you desire, you'll feel at home in our luxury retirement community where friends and neighbors enjoy our...

Oakmont of Brookside

3318 Brookside Rd, Stockton, CA 95219

4.5
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakmont of Brookside is a luxury retirement community situated on a lush campus with lovely views of Stockton. We are also very close to shopping, fine dining, and entertainment.If an active lifestyle is what you desire, you’ll feel at home in our retirement community where friends and neighbors...

Sunrise of Rocklin

6100 Sierra College Boulevard, Rocklin, CA 95677

4.2
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Community & Location Highlights:Conveniently located in a country-like, residential neighborhood in Rocklin, CANurses on staff to manage resident well-being and complex medical situationsAccommodate couples who want to stay together, but have different care needsProviding placement in Assisted...

Elk Grove Park, An Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

6727 Laguna Park Dr, Elk Grove, CA 95758

4.3
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

You deserve to do more of what you love.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community could be right for you. With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need when you need it all on...

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Cost of independent living in Folsom, CA

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
    National
  • $4,239
    State
  • $3,946
    Folsom, CA
  • $3,230
    Lodi, CA
  • $3,740
    Sacramento, CA
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Independent Living in Folsom, CA

In the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, Folsom sits just northwest of Sacramento and offers residents countless outdoor opportunities. This is a land of lakes, rivers, bridges, and trails — all telling different tales of Northern California’s industrial history.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Folsom are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Folsom retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Folsom, CA

The median monthly cost of independent living is about $1,500 in Folsom and $2,300 within the Sacramento area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of California is around $3,000.

Learn More About Folsom, CA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Folsom are rated 24 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated above 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 Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
124 151 124 119 125 119

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$122,484/ per year $50,337 per year $104,193 per year $41,600 per year $47,286 per year $5,400 per year $821 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Folsom include:

Mercy Hospital of Folsom

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 100+
  • Specialties: emergency department, inpatient surgery, ICU

Sutter Roseville Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 320+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Weather and Climate

With a hot-summer Mediterranean climate, Folsom has mild to cool winters with limited rainfall. Snow is very rare. During the summer months, the “delta breeze” brings relief from extreme heat, particularly at nighttime. Summers in the Sacramento area are also known for having an abundance of sunshine hours, with July through September being the sunniest location on the planet. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during January at about 85%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
47°F 55°F 39°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
78°F 95°F 61°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 81

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: 24.6″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
39 13% 80,113 2,891.8 per square mile 2.6

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.5% 17.1% 3.4% 11.8% 0.4% 5.9% 62.1%

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

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

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

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

2016 Presidential Election Results for Sacramento County

Democratic Republican Other
58.6% 34.9% 6.6%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Folsom include:

  • Folsom History Museum
  • Folsom Prison Museum
  • Rainbow Bridge
  • Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park
  • Railroad History Museum
  • Chinese Heritage Museum
  • Folsom Pioneer Village

Outdoor attractions in Folsom:

  • Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
  • Mississippi Bar (nature preserve)
  • Folsom Point
  • Livermore Community Park
  • Lembi Park
  • Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary
  • Bike trails: the Humbug-Willow Creek Trail, Folsom Rail Trail, Folsom Lake Trail, American River Bike Trail
  • Hiking trails: American River Trail, Pioneer Express Trail, Sweetwater Trail, Rattlesnake Bar-Horseshoe Bar Trail

Folsom’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Harris Center at Folsom Lake College (performance arts)
  • Sutter Street Theatre
  • Folsom Historic District (restaurants and shops)

Transportation

Public transportation in Folsom is available via Sacramento Regional Transit (SacRT), which operates the Folsom Stage Line bus. For seniors 55 and older, SacRT offers discounted rates as well as the Folsom State Line Dial-A-Ride service providing curb-to-curb transportation by request. SacRT also runs a light rail called the Gold Line between Sacramento and Folsom’s Historic District.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in California

Revel Folsom (Opening Spring 2022), El Dorado Estates and WellQuest of Granite Bay are the top rated independent living facilities near Folsom, California. See full list of communities.

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