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Merrill Gardens at Bankers Hill

2567 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

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Merrill Gardens at Bankers Hill gives discerning seniors a casual elegance and sophistication found only in the prestigious Bankers Hill neighborhood of downtown San Diego. Downtown retirement living has never been this good — or as much fun — as it can be at Merrill Gardens! Merrill...

Atria Collwood

5308 Monroe Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115

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Atria Collwood is a senior residence located in the famous city of San Diego, California. Residents here enjoy access to highly qualified doctors, specialists, hospitals and medical centers. This active city features beautiful coastal views, great fishing, sailing, and many ways to stay active....

Pacific Pointe

171 4th Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910

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Pacific Pointe is an affordable all-inclusive retirement community, located near the shores of the Pacific Ocean in beautiful Southern California, just minutes from shops, restaurants and hospitals. We offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including three chef-prepared meals daily,...

Monte Vista Village

2211 Massachusetts Avenue, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

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Monte Vista Village is a luxurious senior community in Lemon Grove, CA, in San Diego County, which offers excellent assisted living and independent living options. Located amongst 7.5 acres of land (including a stunning tiered waterfall), Monte Vista Village is the perfect place to kick back and...

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Oakmont of Pacific Beach

955 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109

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Sungarden Terrace

2045 Skyline Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

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Sungarden Terrace is family owned for over 19 years and takes great pride in providing excellent care in a warm, nuturing environment. Some of our staff have been with us since our doors opened. Our reviews are all 4 and 5 star reviews focusing on great care, a family-like atmosphere, excellent...

Sunrise of Bonita

3302 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

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About Sunrise at BonitaCommunity & Location Highlights:Convenient location in central Chula Vista, CANear regional shopping centers and Scripps Mercy HospitalSurrounded by scenic gardens and lush treesSunrise at Bonita in Chula Vista, California, is a senior assisted living community focused on...

Atria Bonita

3434 Bonita Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

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Atria Bonita is a beautiful, three-story Mediterranean-style building nestled in the center of Bonita's quiet country setting bordered by horse trails and golf courses, while still providing easy freeway access to an array of shopping centers, churches, banks, restaurants and medical facilities...

Brookdale Clairemont

5219 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92117

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Redefine your independence with more time for what you want to do.Here at our assisted living community, you get to redefine your independence, pursue your favorite hobbies and live your life your way. Whether that’s connecting with new friends or trying something new like yoga, you have choices...

Sunrise of La Jolla

810 Turquoise Street, San Diego, CA 92109

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About Sunrise of La JollaCommunity & Location Highlights:Conveniently located in San Diego, CAClose to Scripps Memorial Hospital La JollaGorgeous views of the Pacific oceanNear La Jolla Country Club and La Jolla's downtownSunrise of Pacific Beach in San Diego, California, provides exclusive...

Waterford Terrace

5580 Aztec Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942

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We believe that Waterford Terrace is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Waterford Terrace, our management teams live on-site, and are...

The Montera

5740 Lake Murray Boulevard, La Mesa, CA 91942

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Tucked away on a gorgeous property in La Mesa, CA, just minutes from downtown San Diego, The Montera defines care-focused senior living. From well-appointed studio and one bedroom apartments, to personalized care plans designed for each Assisted Living resident, to rejuvenating short-term stays,...

Grossmont Gardens

5480 Marengo Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942

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Move in by June 15th and get July rent FREE!We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always.We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via...

Belmont Village La Jolla (Opening Summer 2022)

3880 Nobel Dr, San Diego, CA 92122

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Belmont Village brings more than two decades of experience to its peerless Independent Living, Assisted Living and award-winning Memory Care. Nestled in the heart of the beautiful seaside village of La Jolla, our newest community in San Diego County will offer the unique balance of innovative,...

Westmont of La Mesa

9000 Murray Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020

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Atria La Jolla

4025 Pulitzer Pl, San Diego, CA 92122

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Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 26 states and seven Canadian provinces. Atria communities are home to more than 23,000 seniors and employ more than 14,000 people.

White Sands

7450 Olivetas Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

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Waking up each morning and taking a morning stroll along the coastline before joining friends for a round of golf at the Torrey Pine Golf Course or an outing to the Museum of Contemporary Art. End the day dining alfresco as you watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean. For the residents of White...

Vi at La Jolla Village

8515 Costa Verde Blvd, San Diego, CA 92122

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Vi at La Jolla Village is a Life Plan Community, also known as Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), located in San Diego, California, within the ‘Golden Triangle’. Our location offers spectacular views with access to high-end shopping, dining, parks, and walking trails. Our retirement...

Ivy Park at Otay Ranch

1290 Santa Rosa Drive, Chula Vista, CA 91913

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Ivy Park is the newest, luxury community in the Otay Ranch area of Chula Vista. We opened in 2018 and are under new management as of May 1, 2021, and our company has decades of senior living expertise and experience, managing over 35 senior living communities throughout California and Nevada. ...

Westmont at San Miguel Ranch

2325 Proctor Valley Rd., Chula Vista, CA 91914

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Westmont at San Miguel Ranch is a beautiful, scenic assisted living center located in beautiful Chula Vista, San Diego County, California. Nestled along the coast of Southern California, seniors can enjoy picturesque views of San Diego and the Pacific Ocean. Offering a small-town feel in a large...

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Learn More About Independent Living in San Diego, CA

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


Cost of Independent Living in San Diego, CA

The median monthly cost of independent living in San Diego is about $3,200 in the city proper, and $2,827 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of California is around $3,045.

For this type of senior living, San Diego, California offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.


Learn More About San Diego, CA

Cost of Living

Dubbed “America’s Finest City,” San Diego has one of the highest cost-of-living index scores in the country at 178, 78 points higher than the national average of 100. The grocery index and median rent costs are also higher than the national average.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate taxSales tax178104$1,48019.4%$628,388$65,707Top estate tax rate is 16 percent% (exemption threshold: $5.49 million)7.75%

Local Hospitals

There are at least 8 hospitals located in San Diego which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service San Diego are:

Weather and Climate

San Diego has a hot semi-arid climate. This means that the summers in the city tend to be very hot, sunny, and dry. The winters tend to be mild to cool with slightly higher levels of precipitation. On average, the humidity level for San Diego is roughly 65%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at about 70%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low81°F89°F (August)74°F (August)74°F82°F (December)66°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating30.1 (Moderate)36.6 during December (Good)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion during this time.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationInclement weather1”3” (March)Floods and hurricanes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for San Diego County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party56.30%36.57%7.13%

Population Statistics

Population city properPopulation metroPopulation densityPopulation trend1,419,5163,210,3141,683 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.82%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3422%9%5%3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree16%44%18%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or moreOther or Not Specified16.8%6.4%30.0%0.4%0.4%64.7%5.1%6.2%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens12,882344

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans7%68%9%15%4%8%

San Diego is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

While living in San Diego, there are plenty of options for entertainment. In total, there are 98 museums and 150 performing arts stages, including two Tony Award-winning theaters. San Diego also has an opera, symphony, a world-famous zoo and aquarium, and regular arts and culture events that include an art walk and dinner theatres. The museums include several railroad, flight, and military museums to suit any interest.

In order to get around the city there are a number of options for transportation. San Diego is served by the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, which features 93 bus lines and three light rail systems. SDMTS also offers paratransit for elderly and disabled residents — MTS-Access — offering large vans capable of carrying wheelchairs and passengers.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in California

Oakmont of Pacific Beach, Westmont of La Mesa and Villa Monticello Assisted Living are the top rated independent living facilities near San Diego, California. See full list of communities.

There are 61 independent living facilities near San Diego, California. See the full list.

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