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Senior Suites of Central Station

1400 South Indiana Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

The Clare

55 East Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611

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The Clare rises as an integral part of downtown Chicago—with the blue of Lake Michigan at one hand, the proud skyline at the other and at its feet all you could ever desire for enrichment, excitement and fulfillment. This premiere retirement residence and the unique lifestyle it offers await you...

Senior Suites of Bridgeport

2825 S Halstead St, Chicago, IL 60608

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Heritage Woods of Chicago

2800 West Fulton, Chicago, IL 60612

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Heritage Woods of Chicago is an affordable assisted living community exclusively designed for low income seniors 65 or older. Fully certified by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Living, Heritage Woods is located on the west side of Chicago. Heritage Woods is a lovely place to call...

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Belmont Village Lincoln Park

700 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

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At Belmont Village Lincoln Park, you’ll find the perfect blend of comfort, care and active living. The mid-rise building maintains the look and feel of the area with an architectural style very closely replicating the Nellie Black building that previously occupied the site. Nestled in the new...

Sunrise of Lincoln Park

2710 Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Brookdale Lake Shore Drive

2960 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657

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Good Times, Good CompanyLocated in the active and vibrant city of Chicago, Illinois, our independent and assisted living community boasts stunning views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline, spacious common areas for relaxing and entertaining, delicious meals served in a restaurant-style dining...

Brookdale Lake View

3121 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60657

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Healthier Life, Healthier YouHave you been on the hunt for an exceptional senior living experience that gives you the quality care you want without sacrificing the independence and freedom you crave? If so, look no further. Our independent and assisted living community is located within walking...

Senior Suites of West Humboldt Park

3656 West Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60624

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Renaissance Saint Luke

1501 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

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Seniors age 55 and better enjoy a vibrant lifestyle at Renaissance Saint Luke.Our convenient Lincoln, Belmont, Ashland location is just across the street from the huge new Whole Foods store, and serviced by Belmont/Ashland bus lines. We're close to all of the attractions of West Lakeview, an...

Artis Senior Living of Lakeview NOW OPEN

3535 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

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Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory careAt Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care and assisted living through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts...

New City Supportive Living

4707 S Marshfield Ave, Chicago, IL 60609

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Montclare Supportive Living

4339 W 18th Place, Chicago, IL 60623

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The Montclare Supportive Living Community is the choice for an affordable assisted lifestyle community in the Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago. Welcome to a gracious, affordable assisted lifestyle in your community. At the Montclare, you’ll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life...

Bishop Edwin Conway Residence

1900 N Karlov Ave, Chicago, IL 60639

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Bishop Edwin Conway Residence is an assisted living community located in Chicago, Illinois. Minutes from Oak Park, Melrose Park, and Niles, Illinois, Bishop Edwin Conway Residence is close to shopping, restaurants, churches and residences. The conveniences offered by Chicago can be easily...

Senior Suites of New City

4845 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60609

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Paul House and Healthcare Center

3800 North California Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

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ul House offers our assisted living program members a central Irving Park address with a vibrant, inviting community, deep historical roots and a worry-free residential community. We have three service levels and three types of private apartments: efficiency studio, studio and one bedroom, all...

Montgomery Place

5550 S Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637

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Montgomery Place is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with a range of living options. Located in Chicago's historic Hyde Park, with spectacular views of Lake Michigan, there's something for everyone here! Modern apartments support active lifestyles and Independent Living. Assisted Living...

St. Joseph Village of Chicago

4021 W Belmont, Chicago, IL 60641

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Have you noticed that something doesn't seem right with mom or dad these days? It could be subtle or it could be something that's pretty obvious. Regardless, you've turned to the Internet for a reason and the best choice for assisted living is also Chicago's most notable and...

The Selfhelp Home

908 W. Argyle Street, Chicago, IL 60640

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The Selfhelp Home is an active and engaging not-for-profit senior living community designed to accommodate the needs of elderly Jewish residents throughout the Chicago area.The Selfhelp Home can be your home no matter what your individual needs. Selfhelp offers a full continium of care. We are a...

Senior Suites Ravenswood Manor

2800 West Montrose Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618

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Independent Living Chicago, IL

Retirement homes in Chicago are also known as independent living communities. These 55+ communities offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers.


Cost of Independent Living in Chicago, IL

When it comes to the overall price of retirement communities, Chicago has a median monthly cost of $1,800 for the city proper and $2,200 for the metropolitan area. This means that for 55+ communities in Chicago, IL, rent tends to be equal to the state median of $2,300. When it comes to independent senior living, Chicago city proper is considered to be cheaper than the wider metropolitan area.


Learn More About Chicago, IL

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is the first thing to consider when selecting Chicago. As the largest city in the Midwest, Chicago is also the most expensive. The current cost-of-living index is currently 18 points above the national average of 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax11894$1,49322.5% spend over 30% of their income on rent$234,564$52,497The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $4 million.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

In total, there are 33 hospitals that service Chicago’s emergency needs. The top hospitals in Chicago include:

  • Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center – This 495-bed community offers primary care, cancer care, behavioral health, orthopedics and rehab, cardiology, imaging, emergency services, and a number of surgical procedures.
  • Rush University Medical Center – This community is a nationally ranked teaching hospital.
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital – This hospital is located on the banks of lake michigan and is comprised of a emergency and primary care department, the Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics, the Mark M. Connolly Center for Cancer and Specialty Care, and the Diamond Headache Clinic.

Weather and Climate

Weather and climate can be a major influence in deciding whether living in Chicago is right for you or your loved one. Chicago has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with highly variable weather patterns. The summers are warm to hot with potentially high humidity, and the winters are cold with a high chance for snow and inclement weather. On average, Chicago has a humidity rating of around 70%. Humidity levels peak during the month of December at about 75%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low75°F86°F (July)63°F (June)29°F37°F (December)20°F (January)

Air Quality

Average. air quality index ratingAverage. maximum air quality index rating62.5 (moderate)84.6 (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 precipitationAverage maximum precipitationAverage yearly snowfall3″5″ (August)35″

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Cook County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party73.9%20.8%5.3%

Population statistics

Population city properPopulation metro areaPopulation densityPopulation growth2,700,0009,533,0004,612 people per square mileShrinking at a rate of -0.003%

Age

Median age55+60+70+80+3422.5%8.8%4.9%2.9%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree37.4%22.9%15.1%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more6.2%30.1%29%3%<1%32.8%2.7%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 residentsViolent crimes per 1,000 residents32.911

Participate in the labor forceDo not have health insuranceLive in povertyWidowedVeterans66.4%12.8%20.6%5.2%3.5%

Chicago 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

Located on the banks of Lake Michigan, Chicago has a big-city vibe set in the middle of the Midwest. Famous for Al Capone and the Sears Tower (now Willis Tower), Chicago has much more to offer than deep-dish pizza and architecture. From the festivities of Navy Pier to the masterpieces of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Windy City has numerous cultural opportunities for the active mind. If sports are your choice, look no further than the city’s numerous championship-winning sports teams: Chicago Bears (NFL), Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Cubs (MLB), and Chicago White Sox (MLB).

Transportation

For transportation, the iconic “L-train” can take you all over the city on its elevated tracks. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates bus routes between Downtown and O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, as well as north-south routes up and down the city.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Illinois

Montgomery Place, Drexel Horizon and Victory Centre of Galewood are the top rated independent living facilities near Chicago, Illinois. See full list of communities.

There are 301 independent living facilities near Chicago, Illinois. See the full list.

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