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Wyndham Lakes

10660 Old Saint Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257

4.2
(165 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Southside

9601 Southbrook Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32256

4.2
(73 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Fountains Residence at Mill Cove

9960 Atrium Way, Jacksonville, FL 32225

3.9
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

You really can have everything that senior living has to offer! A beautiful quiet setting with that sweet home feeling, an almost endless list of activities designed to bring fulfillment and socialization. A life of fewer worries that comes from living in a community built specifically for your...

Camellia at Deerwood

10061 Sweetwater Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32256

3.8
(66 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Sunrise of Jacksonville

4870 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256

4.5
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Jacksonville, FL, is proud to offer residents and their families the benefits of Sunrise Senior Living’s 30-plus years of expertise in caring for the needs of seniors. Situated on three beautiful acres with walking paths and benches, our mansion-style community features gorgeous...

The Windsor at Ortega

5939 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32244

4.5
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Windsor at Ortega is an assisted living community located in Jacksonville, Florida. We are committed to providing residents with the care and support they need, including memory care. Jacksonville is a vibrant city with much to offer to both residents and guests including great opportunities...

Discovery Village at Deerwood

10520 Validus Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32256

4.6
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Augustine Landing

10141 Old Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257

4.0
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

The Windsor at San Pablo

4000 San Pablo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32224

4.3
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Windsor at San Pablo is a caring assisted living community located in Jacksonville, Florida. We are committed to providing residents with the care and support they need, including memory care. Jacksonville is a vibrant city with much to offer to both residents and guests including great...

Cypress Village, a CCRC

4600 Middleton Park Circle East, Jacksonville, FL 32224

4.2
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Mandarin

10790 Old Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257

3.5
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Redefining Assisted Living For Jacksonville seniors looking for exceptional care, our community is worth a close look. Visit, and you might find that we feel more like a great resort than what you typically think of senior living. Our community offers assisted living for seniors in Jacksonville,...

Elmcroft of Timberlin Parc

7620 Timberlin Park Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32256

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*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...

Atria Park of San Pablo

14199 Wm Davis Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32224

4.4
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Park of San Pablo is a charming, elegant senior living community located on the Intracoastal Waterway between historic St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Florida, offering independent living, assisted living, and memory care services. This location is near some of Florida's most beautiful...

Brookdale Southpoint

6895 Belfort Oaks Place, Jacksonville, FL 32216

3.6
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Great Care for Great SeniorsA great life deserves a great backdrop, and that’s what our community provides. Days spent in our on-site beauty parlor, or evenings on our covered porch are often filled with friends, as our community is full of vibrant seniors just like you. And with an almost...

Benton House at Oakleaf

417 Oakleaf Plantation Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32222

4.0
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Award Winning Services! National Winner-Top 50 in Aging Services by Fortune magazine. A Great Place to Work certified 3 consecutive years. Multiple Pinnacle Customer Service Awards. Call or drop by to see why Benton House services are superior!Service starts with good design and great people. Our...

Brookdale Avondale

4455 Merrimac Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32210

4.5
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Luxurious Senior Living in JacksonvilleOur residents have traded the stress and isolation that often comes from living at home for a life lived well. We handle all the cooking, cleaning and chores. You just handle making the most out of each of your senior living days. Our community is a great...

HarborChase of Mandarin

12350 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223

3.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

HarborChase of Jacksonville

3455 San Pablo Rd S, Jacksonville, FL 32224

3.0
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to HarborChase of Jacksonville Assisted Living and Memory Care. We believe in celebrating senior living every day, and we have the perfect location to do just that. Shopping, dining and entertainment outings take full advantage of the greater Jacksonville, Florida area. Loving, lively and...

Inspirations at Towncenter (Opening Fall 2021)

10660 Validus Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32256

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

**CURRENTLY CONDUCTING HARDHAT TOURS AT 12PM AND AFTER 4PM. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR DETAILS**Inspirations at the Towncenter is a place with unlimited possibilities. This resort-style independent living community is designed to provide a carefree, luxurious lifestyle with all of the amenities you...

Windsor Pointe NOW OPEN

4060 San Pablo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32224

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Windsor Pointe is something truly different from other independent living residences. The emphasis at Windsor Pointe is on variety, an oasis of activities just beyond your door, relaxation with family and friends and a selection of bars and restaurants for variety in experiences and flavors....

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Cost of Independent Living in Jacksonville, FL

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
  • $3,250
    National
  • $3,249
    State
  • $3,615
    Jacksonville, FL
  • $3,343
    Jacksonville, FL
  • $4,475
    Fernandina Beach, FL
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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
Complete guide to independent living

 

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.

Cost of Independent Living in Jacksonville, FL

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.

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Cost of Living

 

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.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Florida

Magnolia Manor of St. Marys, Westminster Woods On Julington Creek and Seagrass Village of Fleming Island are the top rated independent living facilities near Jacksonville, Florida. See full list of communities.

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