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Sunnycrest Senior Living

1925 Sunny Crest Dr, Fullerton, CA 92835

3.8
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Sunnycrest Senior Living is a warm and active, newly renovated assisted living community located in Fullerton, California across from St. Jude Hospital. Our residents and families love the friendly, close knit atmosphere we offer in addition to our exceptional care services and delicious food....

Cambridge Court

1621 E. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831

3.9
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Retirement Inn of Fullerton is located in a residential community known for its historic buildings and family-oriented events. Nearby conveniences include shopping centers, banks, churches and several medical centers. The two-story building houses 67 studios in various sizes and floor plans. All...

Sunrise of Fullerton

2226 North Euclid Street, Fullerton, CA 92835

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable community areas and choice of suites to our exceptional outdoor gardens and landscaping....

Oakmont of Fullerton NOW OPEN

433 West Bastanchury, Fullerton, CA 92835

3.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakmont of Fullerton is a premier senior living community situated on a beautifully landscaped campus. Developed by Oakmont Senior Living, Oakmont of Fullerton provides exceptional quality, comfort and care with five-star services and amenities. Residents enjoy a rewarding lifestyle with...

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Park Vista Assisted Living & Memory Care

2527 Brea Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92835

2.3
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Park Vista Assisted Living has a total of 54 apartments with 7 distinctive floor plans, some with lovely garden views, others with a private balcony overlooking the courtyard fountain.Customized care adapts to the needs of your loved one...Park Vista provides a home for your aging family members,...

Pacifica Senior Living Northridge

8700 Lindley Ave, Northridge, CA 91325

4.9
(176 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We Put the CARE in Memory Care' identifies us for a reason! Our roots go back more than 20 years. Our Memory Care Only community was defined and established as a labor of love with a single focus to serve our precious seniors with dementia to the best of our abilities. Many years later, we have...

Pacifica Senior Living Hillsborough

11918 Central Avenue, Chino, CA 91710

4.7
(131 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Hillsborough provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. Our community delivers...

Lakewood Park Manor

12045 South Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90242

4.7
(129 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lakewood Park Manor is a fully licensed independent and assisted living facility. Situated in Downey, we feature first class accommodations and personalized service packages created for each resident. Our services include assistance with dressing, personal hygiene, medication administration, more...

Pacifica Senior Living Chino Hills

6500 Butterfield Ranch Road, Chino Hills, CA 91709

4.7
(109 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Right Place. The Right Choice. Welcome Home! At Pacifica Chino Hills we are proud to offer a full-service retirement community specializing in assisted living and memory care. The community is an intimate 2-story building nestled in the heart of Chino Hills, with easy freeway access to the...

Meridian at Anaheim Hills

525 South Anaheim Hills Road, Anaheim Hills, CA 92807

4.6
(103 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Located in prestigious Anaheim Hills, California, The Meridian At Anaheim Hills is a full-service, resort-style retirement community. Whether you are rediscovering what retirement means to you, or looking for a home that provides continuing care, The Meridian At Anaheim Hills has innovative...

Hollywood Hills, A Pacifica Senior Living Community

1745 N Gramercy Place, Los Angeles, CA 90028

4.9
(73 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are NOW open and our leasing office is open 7 Days From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. We are offering virtual tours, contact us to learn more. **Call for After hour Appointments.Luxury Senior Living at Its FinestWelcome to Hollywood Hills, a Pacifica Senior Living community that provides luxury living at...

Atria Del Sol

23792 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA 92692

4.4
(86 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Del Sol is an inviting senior living residence serving active older adults. In addition to independent and assisted living options, our thoughtfully designed community now offers Life Guidance, Atria's innovative memory care program for residents with Alzheimer's or other forms of...

Brookdale Garden Grove

10200 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92840

4.1
(90 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live where you can redefine your independence.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our assisted living and memory care community in Garden Grove, California, could be right for you. Here you’ll have the care you...

Brookdale Anaheim

200 North Dale Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92801

4.2
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Your Best Chapter YetIt’s time to write a new chapter of your life—and this one is going to be your best chapter yet. It includes all kinds of enriching and inspiring activities, events and excursions, freedom to rekindle a passion for former interests and discover new ones, and a community of...

Huntington Terrace

18800 Florida St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

4.3
(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Huntington Beach's most gracious retirement community, offering the delights of resort coastal living. Huntington Terrace features 161, full-service apartments. This beautiful, three-story community is situated on over three acres of meticulously landscaped grounds and gardens. The property...

The Gardens at Park Balboa

7046 Kester Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91405

4.3
(72 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to The Gardens at Park Balboa(G.P.B), an Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care residence in Van Nuys, CA. Our California lifestyle community is located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, just blocks away from 2 major hospitals, and convenient to all freeways. The Gardens has...

Atria Golden Creek

33 Creek Road, Irvine, CA 92604

4.6
(66 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

What makes Atria Golden Creek the best senior living option in Irvine? It's our commitment to enhancing the lives of today's seniors and future generations with energy-saving renovations, including a pursuit of LEED certification. We offer a beautiful community where you'll find a friendly and...

Atria Covina

825 West San Bernardino Road, Covina, CA 91722

4.6
(66 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Atria Covina is an assisted living and memory care community located in Covina, CA in Los Angeles County. Covina is located approximately twenty-two miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Covina is located at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, which contains the Angeles National Forest and Mount...

Pacifica Senior Living Menifee

28333 Valley Blvd, Sun City, CA 92586

4.3
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located on nine-acre grounds with beautiful valley views in the master-planned residential community of Sun City, CA, Pacifica Menifee is an assisted living community backed by the quality standards of Pacifica Senior Living.At Pacifica Menifee, it’s easier for older people to continue the way of...

Palmcrest Grand Retirement

3503 Cedar Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807

4.1
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Palmcrest Grand is a private retirement and Assisted Living Residence, as well as a separate newly renovated Memory Care Community. It is spacious, modern, licensed and offers a complete range of facilities that provide for the necessities and pleasure which make life comfortable and exciting....

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Cost of independent living in Fullerton, 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
  • $4,400
    Fullerton, CA
  • $6,224
    Torrance, CA
  • $3,500
    Northridge, 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 Fullerton, CA

Fullerton, a suburb of Los Angeles, offers conveniences and attractions similar to what would be expected of a large, independent metropolitan city. Residents of Fullerton have easy access to diverse shopping and dining options, as well as nearby historic sites, unique museums, and pristine nature areas. Local attractions such as The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and Chino Hills State Park provide countless opportunities to enjoy Fullerton to the fullest.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Fullerton 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 Fullerton retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Fullerton, CA

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $3,700 in Fullerton and within its metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in 2020 in the state of California was around $3,000.

Learn More About Fullerton, CA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Fullerton 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
124 125 126 124 124 124

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
$88,055 per year $54,250 per year $70,499 per year $32,366 per year $46,572 per year $5,050 per year $1,436 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Fullerton include:

Saint Jude Medical Center

  • Facility type: Non-profit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 310+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, arthroscopy

Anaheim Regional Medical Center

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

Weather and Climate

Fullerton’s climate is classified as warm-summer Mediterranean, consisting of moderately warm, dry summers and mild winters. The average humidity level is 59%, and humidity levels are often highest during June at about 62%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
57°F 69°F 45°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
73°F 84°F 62°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 127

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: 11″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
37 13% 139,502 6,238 per square mile 2.8

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)
0.4% 24.6% 2.7% 37.2% 0.4% 4.9% 32.3%

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 Fullerton: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 77/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Orange County

Democratic Republican Other
51.0% 43.3% 5.8%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

  • Orange County Museum of Art
  • Bowers Museum
  • Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
  • Fullerton Train Museum
  • The Chapman Building
  • Heritage House

Outdoor attractions in Fullerton:

  • Bastanchury Park
  • Lemon Park
  • Acacia Park
  • Robert E. Ward Nature Preserve
  • Chino Hills State Park
  • Fullerton Arboretum

Fullerton’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • AMC Dine-in Fullerton
  • Mega Concert Hall
  • Fullerton Art Walk
  • First Night in Fullerton
  • Fullerton Town Center
  • West Fullerton Shopping Center
  • Fullerton Metrocenter

Transportation

The Fullerton Transportation Center offers rail and bus services in Fullerton and parts of Orange County. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Fullerton.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in California

Merrill Gardens at West Covina NOW OPEN, Belmont Village Aliso Viejo and Sage Glendale Senior Living are the top rated independent living facilities near Fullerton, California. See full list of communities.

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