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The Arbors at Dracut

21 Broadway Rd, Dracut, MA 01826

4.2
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors is unique in that it is a third-generation family owned and run business with a well-established work ethic and the drive to make a difference in people’s lives. Fairness is of the utmost importance for family, pricing, staffing and residents. They work hard to provide a quality...

Giving Tree Senior Living

1827 Bridge St, Dracut, MA 01826

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Giving Tree Senior Living is a family-owned and operated Assisted Living Community located in Dracut, Massachusetts. We are established to serve older adults who still want to maintain a home-like environment as they age in place in an environment where their needs for dignity, privacy,...

Birch Heights

7 Kendall Pond Road, Derry, NH 03038

4.5
(69 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Birch Heights provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in the scenic town of Derry, you'll love the quiet elegance of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of being in the heart of it all. We may have a small town feel, but...

Atria Marland Place

15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA 01810

4.2
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 18 years, Atria Marland Place has been the senior living provider of choice for Andover's wisest older adults. Building on this foundation of trust, they've recently completed a thoughtful, thorough renovation to expand and enhance their community — including the addition of Atria...

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Sunrise of Burlington

24 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803

4.6
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Burlington is nestled right in the heart of this great town. Our attractively designed apartments overlook suburban neighborhoods, forests and a town baseball field. Enjoy watching baseball and lacrosse practices in your own backyard! If you are a proud Burlington resident you will be...

Atria Maplewood Place

295 Broadway, Malden, MA 02148

4.3
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Atria Maplewood Place, you'll find a friendly, family-like environment in a peaceful New England town. Residents are close to shopping, the theater, movies, places of worship and Revere Beach. Atria Maplewood Place combines the convenience of city life with the comforts of country living.Atria...

Brookdale Cushing Park

300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham, MA 01702

4.2
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Quality Care Today and TomorrowIf you are ready to exchange the burdens of household chores and maintenance for a lifestyle rich in comfort and quality care, prepare to savor the good life. Nestled on more than 100 acres in Framingham, Massachusetts, our community offers a wonderful quality of...

Langdon Place of Nashua

319 East Dunstable Road, Nashua, NH 03062

4.7
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Langdon Place of Nashua is located in historic and scenic Nashua, New Hampshire, the only city to be voted 'The Best Place to Live' by Money magazine on two separate occasions. Our lovely city is quaint and welcoming with plenty of recreational, cultural and religious opportunities that our...

Brookdale Eddy Pond West

669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

4.0
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Freedom to Live WellGet ready to exchange cooking, cleaning and laundry for a rich and full retirement experience. At our assisted living and memory care community in Auburn, Massachusetts, we handle the household chores so you can spend more time doing the things you love. With cozy private...

Atria Merrimack Place

85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950

4.3
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Merrimack Place in Newburyport, MA in Essex County is a senior living community for active, independent-minded seniors. Our community resides on beautiful grounds, with lush greenery in a quiet residential area. We're located in close proximity to the Interstate 95 and surrounded by the...

The Linden at Dedham

391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026

4.1
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Linden at Dedham is nestled in an inviting green country setting in a quiet wooded area conveniently located off of Route 95. Although we are not the “shiny penny” in our market, we offer all the comforts of home with unparalleled nursing care, coupled with longevity amongst its staff. As a...

Colonial Gardens

105 Cherry Hill Drive, Beverly, MA 01915

3.9
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We believe that Colonial Gardens Gracious Retirement Living 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 Colonial Gardens Gracious Retirement...

The Linden at Danvers

220 Conant St, Danvers, MA 01923

3.6
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Linden at Danvers is a highly regarded senior care community in Danvers, Massachusetts providing assisted living and memory care services. Our stunning and inviting home-like community enjoys a prime location next to the world famous Cherry Hill Creamery and is just minutes from grocery...

Atria Marina Place

Four Seaport Drive, Quincy, MA 02171

4.2
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Marina Place, you'll find a welcoming senior community just 10 minutes from Boston on the seaside enclave of Marina Bay. Invite friends and family to enjoy the fresh breeze coming from the water or participate in one of more than 250 monthly activities.Atria Marina Place offers a choice...

Brookdale Quincy Bay

99 Brackett Street, Quincy, MA 02169

4.1
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to the Good LifeIf you are ready to exchange the burdens of household chores for scenic views of Quincy Bay and the breathtaking Boston skyline, our independent and assisted living community is the place for you. You can enjoy all the conveniences of the city without sacrificing the...

Greystone Farm at Salem

242 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079

3.9
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Surrounded by natural woodlands, Greystone Farm at Salem evokes the serenity of a bygone era. In the country kitchen sits a beautifully restored antique loom, brought here by its original owner, fully restored and now a reminder of a simpler time. Thoughtfully designed apartments and amenities...

New Horizons at Marlborough LLC

400 Hemenway St, Marlborough, MA 01752

4.4
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

New Horizons is a large not-for-profit continuing care retirement community where a safe, happy, and engaging retirement is everyone's most important concern. Fine dining and extensive activities are vital parts of every day. Our staff of exceptional people has enabled New Horizons to build its...

Maplewood at Weston

99 Norumbega Road, Weston, MA 02493

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Maplewood at Weston is located along the Charles River in one of the most desirable suburbs in the country. Surrounded by the tranquil countryside, our community is just minutes from the many cultural attractions of Boston, including the Museum of Fine Arts and The Boston Symphony Orchestra. We...

The Highlands

129 E Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581

4.3
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We believe that The Highlands Gracious Retirement Living 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 Highlands, our management teams live...

Bedford Falls

5 Corporate Drive, Bedford, NH 03110

4.1
(33 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Bedford Falls is a welcoming assisted living community located in Bedford, New Hampshire of Hillsborough County. Our beautifully landscaped community allows residents to feel right at home while enjoying the cozy gazebo or relaxing on the patio with fellow residents and friends. Home of the...

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Cost of Independent Living in Dracut, MA

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
  • $3,251
    National
  • $4,829
    State
  • $4,851
    Dracut, MA
  • $3,029
    Brockton, MA
  • $5,067
    Tewksbury, MA
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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
Complete guide to independent living

 

Learn More About Independent Living in Dracut, MA

 

Dracut, a suburb of Boston, offers its residents easy access to many of the resources and services needed to meet daily needs, such as shopping centers, restaurants, and healthcare facilities. The city’s location amongst larger, neighboring cities, like Lowell, allow for many leisure and entertainment opportunities in the surrounding area as well as in Boston’s accessible downtown.

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

Cost of Independent Living in Dracut, MA

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $3,500 within the Dracut metropolitan area and $3,000 in the state of Massachusetts overall.

 

Learn More About Dracut, MA

 

Cost of Living

 

The total household expenses associated with living in Dracut are rated 22 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated above 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 Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
122 128 127 125 118 122

 

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
$106,343 per year $48,268 per year $84,084 per year $36,549 per year $49,835 per year $4,425 per year $1,296 per month

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals that service Dracut include:

Lowell General Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 400+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Holy Family Hospital

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 340+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Lawrence General Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Dracut’s climate is classified as humid continental, experiencing long, cold winters and hot summers. The average humidity level is 68%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 74%.

 

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
24°F 33°F 14°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
72°F 85°F 60°F

 

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 64

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: 43″

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
42 15.3% 31,131 1,509 per square mile 2.7

 

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)
<0.1% 4.0% 4.5% 6.6% 0.1% 2.0% 83.4%

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 Lowell: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 50/100

 

2016 Presidential Election Results for Middlesex County

Democratic Republican Other
66.3% 28.2% 5.5%

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Outdoor attractions in Dracut:

  • Veterans Memorial Park
  • Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest

Dracut’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are

  • Greek Festival
  • Loon Hill Plaza
  • Sunrise Shopping Center

 

Transportation

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority provides bus transportation to Dracut residents Monday through Friday. Taxis, and rideshare services like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Dracut.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Massachusetts

Giving Tree Senior Living, Stone Hill at Andover and Camellia Gardens NOW OPEN are the top rated independent living facilities near Dracut, Massachusetts. See full list of communities.

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