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  • Brookdale Atrium Way

    Brookdale Atrium Way

    9960 Atrium Way, Jacksonville, FL 32225
    (53)
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    Senior Living Never Looked So Good You really can have everything that senior living has to offer. Beautiful setting with that home sweet home feeling: check. An almost endless list of activities designed to bring fulfillment and foster social connections: check. A life of fewer worries that comes...

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  • Starling at San Jose

    Starling at San Jose

    9075 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32257
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    Starling at San Jose is an elegant sanctuary offering unmatched comfort and vitality along the peaceful shores of Goodby’s Creek. Offering resort-style services and personalized care, this state-of-the-art community featuring luxurious amenities in a warm and inspiring environment is the perfect...

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  • Brookdale Southside

    Brookdale Southside

    9601 Southbrook Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (58)
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    Relaxation for Now. Care for Later. With three distinctly different levels of senior living care, our community has something for everybody. Our residents take advantage of independent living, assisted living, and memory care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia.  At each care level,...

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  • Discovery Village at Deerwood

    Discovery Village at Deerwood

    10520 Validus Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32256
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    Discovery Village at Deerwood is a newly-opened purpose-built, luxury Assisted Living and Memory Care Community located in Jacksonville, FL. Located just South of the St. John's Town Center off Gate Parkway and Burnt Mill Road, Discovery Village at Deerwood is nestled in a tranquil setting of lakes...

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  • Augustine Landing

    Augustine Landing

    10141 Old Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257
    (39)
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    Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on scenic grounds in a quiet corner of Jacksonville, you'll love our elegant facilities and the convenience of living in the heart of it all. We're just minutes from shopping, healthcare, dining,...

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  • Wyndham Lakes

    Wyndham Lakes

    10660 Old Saint Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257
    (119)
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    Always ready to lend a hand, our team is a caring and compassionate group of individuals committed to providing the best care and service to our residents.' Wyndham Lakes is conveniently located behind Southlake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Our beautiful park-like community sits on 14 acres of...

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  • Camellia at Deerwood

    Camellia at Deerwood

    10061 Sweetwater Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (62)
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    At Camellia at Deerwood, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the convenience of all-inclusive dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests within the community and around Jacksonville area. Our amenities are designed to enhance your day, leaving you...

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  • Westminster Woods On Julington Creek

    Westminster Woods On Julington Creek

    25 State Road 13, Jacksonville, FL 32259
    (6)
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    Nestled on 75-acres of lush, semi-tropical paradise, Westminster Woods on Julington Creek is situated on the shores of Julington Creek, a half-mile wide arm of the St. Johns River. Our community provides the best combination of a private, natural setting with the big-city amenities of nearby...

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  • HarborChase of Mandarin

    HarborChase of Mandarin

    12350 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223
    (1)
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    From our tranquil and relaxing atmosphere to our luxurious apartments with modern amenities—HarborChase of Mandarin provides helpful and convenient services that make life easier and more enjoyable. Residents can enjoy a cafè latte just the way they like it, in our bistro or let our chefs delight...

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  • Cypress Village

    Cypress Village

    4600 Middleton Park Cr E, Jacksonville, FL 32224
    (30)
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    Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the dishes. At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Jacksonville, Florida, you can. Here you’ll have access to four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing. Plus, you’ll have...

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  • Vila Nova Place

    1350 Eddy Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32250
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  • Anthem Lakes

    Anthem Lakes

    905 Assisi Ln, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
    (4)
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    Anthem Lakes: Why a better choice? Consider the setting and the value of nature for health. Anthem Lakes has 14 acres. A lake and a dock. Three ponds. Mature forest in a park-like setting. Does It Matter? Yes. Extensive research proves the health benefits of nature. Consider this summary statement...

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  • Seagrass Village of Fleming Island

    Seagrass Village of Fleming Island

    1949 E West Pkwy, Fleming Island, FL 32003
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    At Seagrass Village, residents are enveloped in a caring, protected environment that offers an exceptional array of therapy-driven activities, healthful dining to satisfy the toughest of palates, and spacious common areas for engaging friends and welcoming family. At Seagrass Village, your loved...

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  • Westminster St. Augustine

    Westminster St. Augustine

    235 Towerview Drive, Saint Augustine, FL 32092
    (6)
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    Welcome to Westminster St. Augustine! Discover Gracious Living A World Apart with the Historic Coast's first choice in retirement communities. Serenely convenient to everything you love about St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Westminster St. Augustine offers a chance to rediscover an inspiring...

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  • Magnolia Manor of St. Marys

    Magnolia Manor of St. Marys

    4695 Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy, Saint Marys, GA 31558
    (3)
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    Historic St. Marys blends the beauty of the waterfront and the charm of a friendly southern town. Nestled on the edge of the Crooked River marshes, Magnolia Manor offers serene independent and assisted living options. St. Marys is a natural haven for retirees - the gateway to Cumberland Island, many...

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  • Magnolia Manor of St. Simons

    Magnolia Manor of St. Simons

    100 Heritage Drive, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
    (14)
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    With scenic St. Simons Island, Georgia as a backgrop of natural beauty, Magnoia Manor offers a continuum of care for many who make our campus their 'home'. 'Home' is a nurturing environment where a resident's needs are met by a loving staff you will come to know as family. For independent residents...

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  • The Atrium at Gainesville

    The Atrium at Gainesville

    2431 Northwest 41st Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
    (13)
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    The Atrium at Gainesville provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in a quiet corner of Gainesville, you'll love the quality of our facilities, the beauty of our grounds and the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping, golf,...

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  • Las Palmas

    Las Palmas

    70 Town Court, Palm Coast, FL 32164
    (26)
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    Las Palmas provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in the beautiful community of Palm Coast and conveniently close to shopping, dining, healthcare and wonderful entertainment. Our all-inclusive month-to-month rent covers: - Private apartment suites - Daily...

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  • Princeton Village of Palm Coast

    Princeton Village of Palm Coast

    100 Magnolia Trace Way, Palm Coast, FL 32164
    (5)
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    Welcome to Benton Village of Palm Coast! Our beautiful community offers seniors aging in place options with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. We are able to customize a care plan for each resident. Our community is decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often...

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  • Ormond In The Pines

    Ormond In The Pines

    101 Clyde Morris Boulevard, Ormond Beach, FL 32174
    (41)
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    Ormond In The Pines provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in a landscape full of beautiful pines just miles from Daytona Beach, we're the destination you've been waiting to come home to. Residents enjoy our proximity to fun shops, fine dining and...

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  • Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle

    Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle

    1801 Southeast 24th Road, Ocala, FL 34471
    (47)
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    Here you can do more of what you love. With independent living, assisted living or memory care all on one campus, our community has care options to meet your changing needs. Here you’ll have the worry-free lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it. Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the...

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  • Marion Woods

    Marion Woods

    1661 Southeast 31st Street, Ocala, FL 34471
    (29)
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    Marion Woods provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Bathed in the warm Florida sun, Marion Woods is an inviting and friendly place to come home to. We're also just a short drive from Gainesville and Orlando. You'll be happy every day with your decision to join our...

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  • Heritage Waterside

    Heritage Waterside

    3704 Cardinal Boulevard, Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118
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    Heritage Waterside is located in the heart of Daytona Beach Shores and on the famous Halifax River. Take a step back in time with our themed 40's lifestyle rooms. We believe in giving you the lifestyle you desire with the care you deserve. Leave your worries behind. Our residents enjoy exceptional...

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  • Seagrass Village of Port Orange NOW OPEN

    Seagrass Village of Port Orange NOW OPEN

    3875 Yorktowne Blvd, Port Orange, FL 32129
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    Just around the corner is an experience you will want to share. Captured in your mind's eye like a message on a postcard - we know you will want to write to those you love about your community, because the lifestyle you're experiencing is worth bragging about. What activities will capture your...

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  • Woodland Towers

    Woodland Towers

    113 Chipola Ave, DeLand, FL 32720
    (8)
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    Woodland Towers is an assisted living community located in the heart of central Florida in the quiet town of DeLand. Surrounded on all sides by state parks and crystal blue lakes, life at Woodland Towers feels almost like living in the middle of a huge nature preserve. Warm weather moderated by...

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  • Freedom Pointe at the Villages

    Freedom Pointe at the Villages

    1475 El Camino Real, Lady Lake, FL 32159
    (17)
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    Freedom Pointe at the Villages 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 Brookdale community delivers...

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  • Steeplechase Gracious Retirement

    Steeplechase Gracious Retirement

    12029 County Road 103, Oxford, FL 34484
    (17)
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    We believe that Steeplechase 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 Steeplechase, our management teams live on-site, and are available 24...

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  • Atria Lady Lake

    Atria Lady Lake

    930 County Road 466, Lady Lake, FL 32159
    (23)
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    Set on manicured grounds in picturesque Lake County, adjacent to The Villages retirement community, Atria Lady Lake offers a simplified lifestyle with upscale amenities, delightful dining experiences and discreet, 24-hour support. In addition to independent and assisted living options, Atria Lady...

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  • The Carriage House

    The Carriage House

    4680 Bellwether Lane, Oxford, FL 34484
    (16)
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    We believe that The Carriage House 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 The Carriage House, our management teams live on-site, and are...

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  • Atria Orange City

    Atria Orange City

    500 Grand Plaza Dr, Orange City, FL 32763
    (20)
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    Located near Blue Spring State Park in a quiet residential neighborhood, Atria Orange City is a vibrant community designed to help older adults enjoy the benefits of a simplified lifestyle. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two- bedroom apartments, each with a...

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  • The Lakeside at Amelia

    The Lakeside at Amelia

    649 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
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  • Elan Buena Vista

    Elan Buena Vista

    5867 E County Road 466, The Villages, FL 32162
    (17)
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  • The Canopy of Harper Lake

    213 NW Gleason Drive, Lake City, FL 32055
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  • CountrySide Lakes

    941 Village Trl, Port Orange, FL 32127
    (3)
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Independent Living Jacksonville FL

Independent living communities are also known as 55 plus or retirement communities in Jacksonville, FL. These communities offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers. The median monthly cost of 55 plus communities in Jacksonville, FL is $2,800 for the city proper and $2,700 for the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in Florida is $7,600. When it comes to senior living, Jacksonville, FL is a great option for you or your loved one because of its affordability.

Cost of Living in Jacksonville, FL

The cost-of-living index for Jacksonville is equal to the national average of 100 while the grocery index is slightly lower than the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
100 97 $1,042 19.1% $146,803 $50,555 no estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Hospitals

In total, there are at least 8 general hospitals that provide emergency services to the city. The top three highest rated hospitals in the city are:

  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville - Named “the most preferred healthcare provider in the region” by many for over 20 years, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville has been nationally ranked as one of the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report in a number of specialties
  • Mayo Clinic - Along with the Mayo Clinic of Minnesota, which has been rated the best hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Jacksonville is home to one of the clinic’s three branches. The Mayo Clinic of Jacksonville has been rated both the #1 hospital in Florida and in the Jacksonville area
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center Southside - The modern branch of the oldest private hospital in Florida, which was founded in 1873. St. Vincent’s Medical Center Southside is part of a network of area hospitals operating under the Ascension parent banner and is a 313-bed community specializing in acute care

Weather and Climate

Climate Type: Humid Subtropical

Jacksonville has a humid subtropical climate which is characterized by hot and humid summers and cold to mild winters with plenty of ocean breezes. On average, the humidity level for Jacksonville is roughly 72%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at about 78%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
85°F 93°F (July) 75°F (July) 59°F 71°F (December) 47°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
46 (Good) 53 December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
4” 8” (June) 0” hurricanes and floods

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election in Duval County

Voted Democrat Voted Republican Voted Third Party
47.12% 48.48% 4.40%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
1,156,291 892,062 460 people per square mile growing at a rate of 1.36%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
36 24% 10% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
28% 27% 9%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
4.8% 31.0% 9.6% 0.2% 0.1% 51.8% 3.4%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
37,786 36 6

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
8% 66% 14% 16% 6% 12%

Jacksonville 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 many people may first think of Miami or Tampa when considering famous Florida urban locales, Jacksonville is actually Florida’s largest city by population. As such, it has many activities of all sorts to offer those looking for entertainment or natural beauty. Florida as a whole is known for its beaches, and living in Jacksonville is no exception. The region is home to 22 miles of white-sand beaches, many of which allow barbecuing, fishing, and are pet friendly.

for sports fans, the warm weather is ideal for many outdoor activities and the region is known for golfing. Ponte Verde Beach, located just outside the city, is the yearly host of The Players Championship golf tournament where top ranked players come from all over the world to compete. Jacksonville is also the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars professional football team.

If you’re interested in the arts, be sure to check out the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. Overlooking 2.5 acres of gardens along the St. Johns River and home to a collection of more than 5,000 works of art, the Cummer Museum is a beautiful combination of fine art and natural beauty that anyone can enjoy.

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