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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 222 Independent Living communities in San Diego and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Oakmont of Escondido Hills

3012 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025

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Oakmont of Escondido Hills is a lovely retirement community situated on a lush six-acre campus with lovely views of the Escondido Hills and within walking distance of Westfield's North County Fair Shopping Mall. If an active lifestyle is what you desire, you'll feel at home in our retirement...

Redwood Terrace

710 W 13th Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025

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Redwood Terrace is a proud member of Human Good, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing quality living options and support services to Seniors.

Westmont Town Court

500 E Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025

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Westmont Town Court is centrally located in Escondido, within walking distance from the Historic Grand Avenue Downtown District where residents can enjoy unique shops, fine eateries and medical services as well as cultural performances and fine art at the nearby California Center for the Arts....

Brookdale San Marcos

1590 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA 92078

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Redefine your independence and do more of what you love.Here at our assisted living community, you’ll have help with the little things like simple housekeeping and meals—and with bathing and getting dressed, too. And we’ll customize your care to your specific needs. We know that peace of mind...

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Overture of San Marcos 55+ Apartment Homes

736 Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069

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Overture San Marcos’ 55+ active adult apartment home community is designed specifically with you in mind. Our maintenance-free lifestyle gives you the active and healthy atmosphere you desire and plenty of time to pursue old interests or discover new ones. Keep fit in our newly-renovated fitness...

The Springs of Escondido

1261 East Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92027

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Soak up the sun at The Springs of Escondido,a Holiday Retirement vibrant senior living community perfectly situated just 40 minutes from downtown San Diego with easy access to all north county beaches. You will be within 5 minutes of Palomar Medical Center and a variety of shopping and dining...

Las Villas Del Norte

1325 Las Villas Way, Escondido, CA 92026

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Las Villas Del Norte is excited to announce the opening of The Generations Transition Program. Generations memory care offers an industry recognized program that focuses on residents individual needs. The Transitions Program will offer our beginning stage memory impairment residents an active,...

Cypress Court

1255 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026

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Cypress Court embraces the wonderful climate North County San Diego has to offer. Nestled in Escondido, California, we are centrally located near shopping, entertainment, theaters, and all the conveniences of a thriving town. As you walk through our doors, you will feel an immediate sense of...

Las Villas De Carlsbad

1088 Laguna Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008

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Lease by May 14 and enjoy the rest of the month 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...

Merrill Gardens at Oceanside

3500 Lake Boulevard, Oceanside, CA 92056

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Merrill Gardens at Oceanside is located in Oceanside, California, just north of San Diego. Our community includes independent and assisted living apartments and Alzheimer's care. Merrill Gardens offers the amenities of a home without the work. Imagine a life without household chores, yard work or...

Alta Vista Senior Living

2041 W Vista Way, Vista, CA 92083

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At Alta Vista Senior Living, excellence is not enough; we strive to go beyond that. As an award-winning senior living campus in Vista, CA, we welcome seniors with an innovative blend of expert care, personalized plans, lifestyle-focused amenities, and inclusive activities. Residents will find...

Pacifica Senior Living Vista

760 E. Bobier Dr, Vista, CA 92084

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Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Vista, located in Vista, California, offering multilevel retirement that provides independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer's and dementia care, and health and rehabilitation all on one convenient campus.Pacifica Senior Living Vista is a multilevel...

Arcadia Place

1080 Arcadia Ave, Vista, CA 92084

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Make the move to our beautiful Atria Retirement Community and discover how fulfilling life can be!Picture your days filled with things you want to do - spending more time with family, pursuing new interests, connecting with friends, exploring your creative side. Arcadia Place in Vista, CA, offers...

Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch

4490 Mesa Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056

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Fairwinds — Ivey Ranch offers luxurious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are very proud to be managed by Leisure Care, who leads the industry in the development and management of elegant retirement communities that are all about Five-Star Fun. At Fairwinds...

Silvergate Retirement Residence - Fallbrook

420 Elbrook Dr, Fallbrook, CA 92028

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For more than 20 years, Silvergate Retirement Residence has been providing premier independent, assisted living, and Alzheimer's and Dementia accommodations and services to North San Diego County. Located in the quaint village of Fallbrook, our community is conveniently close to shopping and...

Regency Fallbrook

609 East Elder, Fallbrook, CA 92028

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Regency Fallbrook's assisted living options offer personalized assistance, supportive services and compassionate care in a professionally managed, carefully designed, retirement community setting. It's the perfect alternative for seniors who can no longer live on their own at home, yet don't need...

Atria Park of Vintage Hills

41780 Butterfield Stage Rd, Temecula, CA 92592

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Overlooking the lush Temecula Valley wine country of Southern California, Atria Park of Vintage Hills provides amenity-rich, resort-style living for older adults. Located near the Old Town district, with easy access to shopping, dining, medical centers and places of worship, Atria offers a full...

The Chateau at Harveston

40024 Harveston Drive, Temecula, CA 92591

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The Chateau at Harveston provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in the gorgeous town of Harveston, you'll love the elegant comfort of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from...

San Clemente Villas By the Sea

660 Camino De Los Mares, San Clemente, CA 92673

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A warm, safe, new retirement community built with you in mind. Conveniently located in the beach town of San Clemente, enjoy the sunsets, Beach and Harbor. Giving you peace of mind, and laughter in your heart. Within walking distance to a public golf course, 2 major grocery stores, movie theatre...

Renaissance Village Murrieta

24271 Jackson Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562

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The Renaissance Village Lifestyle and Mission is to create great days for our Residents. We just opened out doors January 31st of 2017. This is a beautiful community offering many common areas for families to enjoy.We are located on Jackson Drive just off Cal Oaks. We are directly across from...

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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

There are 20 independent living facilities near San Diego, California. See the full list.

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