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Charter Senior Living of Buford

4450 Old Hamilton Mill Road, Buford, GA 30518

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Built for One Thing: YouOur community is designed from the ground up to provide you with the perfect canvas on which you can paint your best senior living life. Choose us for your next home sweet home and you can trade the worries and hassles that often come with living at home for a better, more...

Wickshire South Lee Buford

4355 S Lee St, Buford, GA 30518

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Live life to the fullest in South Lee Buford. Select your apartment or cottage and make it your own. Each apartment has abundant natural light, space and kitchenettes. Cottages feature full-kitchens with up-to-date appliances. Sit on the porch of your cottage and connect with neighbors around the...

The Retreat at Buford

3177 Gravel Springs Rd, Buford, GA 30519

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At The Retreat at Buford, you can find comfortable community living for your senior. We are located in Buford, Georgia, on luscious landscaped courtyards complete with walking trails. Through our apartment style rooms, that come in four different layouts, we provide independence to the elderly...

Benton House of Sugar Hill

6009 Suwanee Dam Road, Buford, GA 30518

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Welcome to Benton House of Sugar Hill! A beautiful community of warmth decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call away. Benton House of Sugar Hill...

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The Mansions at Gwinnett Park - Senior Independent Living

2400 Buford Drive NE, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

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Mansions Senior Living (the parent company of The Mansions at Gwinnett Park) has been ranked 33rd in the nation by FORTUNE Magazine and Great Places to Work as a "Top 100 Winner Best Workplaces for Aging Services." Visit one of communities and find out for yourself why our staff and residents...

Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill

3581 Braselton Highway, Dacula, GA 30019

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Arbor Terrace Hamilton Mill provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Dacula, Georgia area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized care...

Arbor Terrace of Johns Creek

3180 Karen White Drive, Suwanee, GA 30024

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Arbor Terrace of Johns Creek provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Suwanee, Georgia area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized care...

Oaks at Suwanee Creek (NOW OPEN)

3681 Burnette Road, Suwanee, GA 30024

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION - OPENING FEB 2021 Oaks at Suwanee Creek is a stylish craftsman style property featuring 58 assisted living apartments and 32 memory care apartments. Each aspect of the community has been built with the best interests of elders in mind, fulfilling a mission that CEO Alex...

Heartis Suwanee

4055 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee, GA 30024

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Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care, Heartis Suwanee provides the support you need to remain living as independently as possible, plus everything you want to continue to lead a full, active, and enjoyable life. It’s the perfect balance of 24-hour support and an engaging...

The Bridge at Lawrenceville

220 Collins Industrial Way, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

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The Mansions at Gwinnett Park Assisted Living & Memory Care (Now Open)

2450 Buford Dr, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

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The Phoenix at Braselton NOW OPEN

1929 Friendship Road, Flowery Branch, GA 30542

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Oaks at Braselton

5373 Thompson Mill Road, Hoschton, GA 30548

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Oaks at Braselton is conveniently close to local churches, shopping areas, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, and other medical offices. The single story stylish craftsman style property features 46 assisted living apartments and 34 memory care apartments. Each aspect of the community has...

Towne Club Windermere

3950 Towne Club Windermere, Cumming, GA 30041

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Towne Club Windermere is a Resort Style Senior Living Community that offers Independent, Assisted Living with One and Two Bedroom full size apartments and Memory Care. We are committed to your wellness and dedicated to exceeding your expectations. Towne Club offers the luxury of resort-style...

Brickmont of John's Creek

2305 Peachtree Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041

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Live Where You're Loved, is a philosophy that our team embraces and lives every day. Here, you will find all the conveniences and amenities you want, along with the specialized services you need, allowing you the freedom to maintain your independence and a full, enriching lifestyle.Enjoy a wide...

Discovery Village at Sugarloaf

1220 Satellite Boulevard, Suwanee, GA 30024

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Welcome to Discovery Village At Sugarloaf, a senior-living community located in Suwanee, Georgia, just northeast of Atlanta, designed to offer a blend of independence, active lifestyle, comfort and security for you to enjoy your retirement years, no matter what stage of life you are in. Discovery...

Linwood Estates Gracious Retirement Living

1611 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

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At Linwood Estates we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities and pour coffee at mealtime and take time to get to know each of our residents. Plus,...

Garden Plaza at Lawrenceville

230 Collins Industrial Way, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

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Garden Plaza at Lawrenceville, Georgia, offers an elegant setting for seniors looking for an independent living community to call home.Residents at Garden Plaza enjoy a carefree lifestyle, with friendly staff taking care of life’s tedious tasks such as apartment maintenance and housekeeping. This...

The Villas at Canterfield

815 Atlanta Highway, Cumming, GA 30040

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The Villas at Canterfield is a senior living community located in a quiet, upscale and unique neighborhood in Cumming, Georgia which is in Forsyth County. It was planned for convenience and offers a luxury home atmosphere with a world class standard of living. The community has spacious,...

Brookdale Lawrenceville

1000 River Centre Place, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

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Redefine your independence and strengthen your sense of purpose.At senior living community in Lawrenceville, Georgia, we can assist you with the little things — like housekeeping and meals — and with bathing and getting dressed, too. With personal care home and memory care on one campus, we...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Buford, GA

Buford, a suburb of Atlanta, offers its residents easy access to plenty of convenient resources, such as shopping centers, restaurants, and healthcare facilities, and it lies within close reach of Atlanta’s attractions and downtown area. Within city limits, residents enjoy abundant, diverse shopping opportunities, and local attractions like the Museum of Buford.

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


Cost of Independent Living in Buford, GA

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $3,200 in Buford and $3,000 within the Buford metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 in the state of Georgia was around $2,600.


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Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Buford are rated equally to the national average. Grocery and other essential costs fluctuate above and below the 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 ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing1001009997101102

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$69,425 per year$38,091 per year$57,433 per year$27,139 per year$39,186 per year$1,809 per year$858 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Buford include:

Northside Hospital Forsyth

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 290+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Emory Johns Creek Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 110+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Weather and Climate

Buford’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, experiencing hot, humid summers and cool winters. The average humidity level is 69%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 74%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum42°F51°F31°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum79°F89°F68°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 90

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: 55″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size3712.3%16,595961 per square mile2.8

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.2%3.3%15.0%27.0%<0.1%2.6%53.0%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Sandy Springs: 5/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 21/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Gwinnett County

DemocraticRepublicanOther51.0%45.2%3.8%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Buford include:

  • Museum of Buford
  • Elisha Winn House

Outdoor attractions in Buford:

  • Buford City Park
  • Little Mulberry Park

Buford’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Sylvia Beard Theatre
  • Mall of Georgia
  • Buford Mall
  • Marketplace at Mill Creek

Transportation

Gwinnett County Transit offers county-wide bus transportation to Buford residents. Taxis, and rideshare services like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Buford.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Georgia

There are 20 independent living facilities near Buford, Georgia. See the full list.

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