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Sunrise At Orchard

5975 South Holly Street, Littleton, CO 80121

3.7
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise at Orchard has beautiful gardens and walking paths. 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...

Brookdale Littleton

8271 South Continental Divide Road, Littleton, CO 80127

4.0
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome HomeWith individualized care plans and a kind and compassionate care team available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, it’s no wonder our assisted living residents love it here. They’ve traded in the mundane tasks like cooking, cleaning and maintaining a house for a retirement that lets...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Littleton

5344 South Kipling Parkway, Littleton, CO 80127

4.8
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

MorningStar of LittletonCalled to ServeMorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Littleton in Littleton, Colorado, celebrates and elevates life for those who taught the rest of us how to live: our seniors, men and women through whom America was preserved and strengthened. MorningStar of...

Vi at Highlands Ranch

2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

4.0
(9 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Welcome to Vi at Highlands Ranch, the only Type A retirement community in Colorado. Our Life Plan Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), provides residents with assisted and independent living as well as a continuum of care on-site. Located on 25 acres of...

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Sky Pointe Retirement Resort

5842 S Taft St, Littleton, CO 80127

4.9
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Engage, Enjoy and Live!Affordable, lavish & amenity filled independent living made simple. Let us take care of your needs, so you can enjoy the important things in life.Sky Pointe Retirement Resort is a beautiful new Resort Lifestyle Community coming to Littleton, CO late 2018. Sky Pointe offers...

Vita Littleton

2100 West Littleton Blvd, Littleton, CO 80120

4.6
(5 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Vita Littleton features one and two bedroom apartment homes with luxury amenities for adults 55+. Our brand gorgeous apartments in Littleton feature designer finishes, quartz countertops, high-end kitchens with gas ranges, energy efficient stainless steel appliances and private balconies or...

Balfour Assisted Living Littleton

8160 W Coal Mine Ave, Littleton, CO 80123

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

StoneCreek of Littleton NOW OPEN

7800 S Windmere St, Littleton, CO 80120

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Life should be passionately celebrated every day. Not only is this what we believe at StoneCreek of Littleton, it’s the motivation for everything we do. In our assisted living and memory care community, we offer positive, person-centered support through tailored care plans designed to enhance...

The Gardens at Columbine

5130 W. Ken Caryl Avenue, Littleton, CO 80128

4.1
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Gardens at Columbine is a unique, locally owned and managed assisted living community located in the southwest metropolitan area of Denver in Littleton, Colorado. The Gardens offers residents and families not only a beautiful community it offers exceptional experience in senior care directed...

Golden Orchard I

850 E Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, CO 80121

4.0
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Courtyard At Lakewood

7100 West 13th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214

3.7
(128 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Courtyard at Lakewood provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently situated in a quiet suburb of Denver, you'll enjoy the benefits of living near a big city with all the peace and quiet of a secluded home tucked away in the hills. We're close to...

Harvard Square Retirement & Senior Living

10200 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231

4.1
(90 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live at Harvard Square Retirement Community in Southeast Denver, and you will experience service beyond the expected. Way beyond in fact. Our friendly, experienced staff really goes the extra mile (or two, or twenty) whenever needed. You'll find examples of this in every area. So not only do we...

Brookdale Lowry

150 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80230

4.1
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Savor a Rich and Full LifeIf you’re looking for an assisted living and memory care community in Denver, Colorado, look no further. Nestled in the Lowry Air Force Base area, our community is convenient to the grocery stores, banks, the public library and VA hospital. But even though we’re in a...

Highland Trail

5085 West 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO 80023

4.1
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Highland Trail provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in a charming suburb of Broomfield, we're just minutes from shopping, healthcare, golfing, dining and wonderful local entertainment. Our all-inclusive month-to-month rent...

Lakewood Reserve, A Juniper Senior Living Community

555 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226

4.2
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A community in the mountainside city of Lakewood, Colorado, in Jefferson County.

Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

10001 South Oswego Street, Parker, CO 80134

4.1
(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lincoln Meadows is the premier Senior Living community, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Parker, Colorado. This elegant southeast Denver residential community puts a new level of affordable luxury within your reach. We know how difficult change can be, especially for seniors. Together...

Brookdale Tamarac Square

8030 East Girard Avenue, Denver, CO 80231

4.6
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Retirement of Your DreamsTucked in a neighborhood just minutes from bustling downtown Denver, Colorado, the beautiful grounds of our independent living community invite residents to exchange the burdens of home maintenance for the care-free lifestyle of a dream retirement. If you’re itching...

Sunridge

5820 Flintridge Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

4.0
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Sunridge provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in northeastern Colorado Springs, Sunridge is a waking dream. We're conveniently close to shopping, excellent healthcare and fine dining. Our all-inclusive...

Lakewood Estates

8585 West Dakota Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

4.1
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Lakewood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on gorgeous, landscaped grounds in the thriving town of Lakewood, you'll love our tastefully elegant facilities and all the conveniences of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping,...

Quincy Place

7200 East Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80237

4.1
(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Quincy Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on picturesque grounds in a quiet corner of Denver, you'll love our elegant facilities, friendly staff and convenient location. We're close to shopping, healthcare, dining and all the amenities of the...

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Cost of independent living in Littleton, CO

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
  • $3,415
    State
  • $3,682
    Littleton, CO
  • $6,100
    Louisville, CO
  • $3,678
    Denver, CO
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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 Littleton, CO

Littleton is a charming suburb of Denver that prides itself on having its own unique vibe. This idyllic city features a historic downtown with tree-lined streets and a stunning view of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.

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

Cost of Independent Living in Littleton, CO

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $2,900 in the Denver metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in 2020 in the state of Colorado was around $2,500.

Learn More About Littleton, CO

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Littleton are rated 7 points below the national average. The Health Care Index, however, is 6 points 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 Groceries Clothing
93 106 92 88 95 88

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
$88,405 per year $47,699 per year $68,842 per year $41,368 per year $48,864 per year $3,024 per year $1,031 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Littleton include:

Littleton Adventist Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 150+
  • Specialties: emergency care, Level II trauma care, physical therapy

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Littleton

  • Facility type: proprietary, long term care
  • Bed count: 40+
  • Specialties: rehabilitation

Weather and Climate

Littleton’s climate is classified as warm summer continental, which means four distinct seasons with a wide variation in seasonal temperatures. The summers tend to be warm, the winters are often cold and snowy, and there is consistent precipitation throughout the year. The average humidity level is 52%, and humidity levels are often highest during February at about 59%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
30°F 46°F 14°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
73°F 88°F 58°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 115

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: 18.1″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
42.9 17.2% 45,005 3,469.9 per square mile 2.3

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)
0.9% 2.7% 1.7% 13.8% <0.1% 2.8% 79.5%

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 Denver: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2020 Presidential Election Results for Arapahoe County

Democratic Republican Other
61.0% 36.4% 2.6%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Littleton, Colorado is a small suburb of Denver that is known for its historic downtown with picturesque, tree-lined streets. The city enjoys stunning views of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Residents of Littleton enjoy the city’s proximity to nature and there are a number of popular spots for outdoor recreation, including South Platte Park and Carson Nature Center, Chatfield State Park, and Ketring Park. Those interested in learning more about Littleton should check out the Littleton Museum, a respected authority on local history.

Other popular attractions in Littleton include:

  • The Depot Art Gallery and Littleton Fine Arts Guild
  • Western Welcome Week
  • Town Hall Arts Center

Transportation

Public transportation in Littleton is available through the Regional Transportation District’s bus and light rail system. Discounted rates are offered to Medicare recipients, seniors 65 years of age and above, and persons with disabilities.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Colorado

StoneCreek of Littleton NOW OPEN, Balfour Assisted Living Littleton and V-Esprit are the top rated independent living facilities near Littleton, Colorado. See full list of communities.

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