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Woodbury Senior Living

2825 Woodlane St, Woodbury, MN 55125

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At Woodbury Senior Living, we serve seniors and their families by encouraging them to thrive – by offering a wide variety of wellness-focused services and activities while empowering them to live as independently as possible. Woodbury Senior Living provides a full spectrum of care options in a...

New Perspective Senior Living l Woodbury

2195 Century Ave S, Woodbury, MN 55125

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Founded in 1998, New Perspective Senior Living (NPSL) is a family owned company that operates and develops Senior Living Communities throughout the Midwest. Our foundational belief—that all seniors deserve attentive, personalized, respectful care that support Living Life with Purpose and aging...

Oak Meadows

8131 4th St N, Oakdale, MN 55128

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Welcome to Oak Meadows! Located in beautiful Oakdale, we are a not-for-profit senior living community in Minnesota. We opened on April 1, 1998. From our stunning campus to our dedicated staff, we are committed to providing excellent care, engaging activities, and a strong community for our...

Peaceful Lodge

6630 Hudson Blvd, Oakdale, MN 55128

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Located in Oakdale, Minnesota, Peaceful Lodge is a brand new assisted living residence that is warm and welcoming from the moment you set eyes on it. Our community offers easy access to Highway 94 and is close to restaurants, shopping malls and clinics. Our residents love how easy it is to get...

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Vista Prairie at River Heights

744 19th Ave North, South Saint Paul, MN 55075

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Vista Prairie at River Heights provides seniors with assisted living in the great city of Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Those who visit Saint Paul will find that the city has much to offer. Guests of our residents will want to check out the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, as well as the...

The Waters of Oakdale

7088 11th St N, Oakdale, MN 55128

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Whether you prefer to relax in the comfort of home, explore Oakdale’s amazing parks and nature centers, or shop for deals at the nearby shopping malls, The Waters of Oakdale is the ideal Community for independent senior living. Don’t spend a minute worrying about having the services you need, now...

Brookdale Inver Grove Heights

5891 Carmen Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

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If you’ve reached the stage of your life where you’re ready to leave the housekeeping, laundry and daily chores to someone else and enjoy your life, then we’re just what you’re looking for. Our assisted living community in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area provides the independence you...

Brookdale West St. Paul

305 East Thompson Avenue, St Paul, MN 55118

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Our assisted living community in West St. Paul, Minn., offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into creative projects, happy hour socials, card and board games, lively meals, fitness classes, fun outings and anything else that you want to do. And there’s always the...

The Sanctuary of West St. Paul

1746 Oakdale Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55118

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The Sanctuary at West St. Paul - A Senior Living Community with compassionate staff, ample amenities, and an affordable housing option to fit your lifestyle.Quality Memory Care & Assisted Living OptionsDo you or a loved one need to move to an assisted living or memory care community? Are you...


720 E 7th St, Saint Paul, MN 55106

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Downtown Views, Neighborhood Living - Welcome to The Cambric Senior Apartments!Located at the corner of 7th Street and Bates Avenue, right next door to the new Mississippi Market in East St. Paul, The Cambric 55+ independent senior apartments feature first-rate amenities and an amazing location....

Walker Methodist at Westwood Ridge

One Thompson Ave West, West Saint Paul, MN 55118

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Walker Methodist At Westwood Ridge is an assisted living community located in West St. Paul, MN. West St. Paul is a small town on the Mississippi River with about 20,000 residents in Dakota County with several restaurants and shops. Residents who enjoy group outings and social gatherings can go...

Phalen Senior Lofts

635 Phalen Blvd, St Paul, MN 55130

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Phalen Senior Lofts is a 62+ Independent Senior Community, located in the vibrant Phalen Corridor of St. Paul, just north of Downtown. The lofts feature conscientious, generous floor plans, secured entrances and a recently upgraded community room. Phalen Senior Lofts has access to major highways...

The Homestead at Maplewood

1890 Sherren Avenue East, Maplewood, MN 55109

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The Homestead at Maplewood's is a 61 unit community that offers both assisted living and memory support services. The assisted living has 37 apartments and is designed to help preserve quality of life, respect for the individual and the highest level of independence. Our programs and services...

Lyons Court Senior Apartments

510 Sibley Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101

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Lyons Court Senior Apartments is a senior, 62 and over, income based living community located in the urban city of St. Paul, Ramsey County, MN. The community is located in the heart of St. Paul's historical community, next to Wacouta Commons Park and nearby many major freeways. It is also a short...

Norgard Court Apartments

1807 Gervais Court, Maplewood, MN 55109

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Norgard Court Apartments is a beautiful market rate independent senior living facility, centrally located in Maplewood, Minnesota. We are within walking distance to shopping and city parks.Our warm, home-like community offers one and two-bedroom units. Our two bedrooms feature two bathrooms. ...

Suite Living - North St. Paul

24710 13th Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55109

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Hazel Senior Living

1109 Hazel St N, Saint Paul, MN 55109

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Hazel Senior Living is a brand new assisted living facility in St. Paul with 24-private studio units. We believe in compassionate care while promoting independence for all Residents. Our staff has over 10 years of experience in senior care. Our team consists of Housing Manager, Director of...

Encore at Maplewood

2300 Hazelwood Street, Maplewood, MN 55109

(877) 616-7329

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Encore at Maplewood is a small senior living community located in Maplewood, Minnesota. Here at Encore, we pride ourselves on being a a close knit family and provide our residents with the care and love that we would give to our own family. Our location is in a beautiful environment where...

Carefree Cottages of Maplewood

1801 Gervais Avenue, Maplewood, MN 55109

(877) 616-7329

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Carefree Cottages of Maplewood is an assisted living community located in the town of Maplewood, Minnesota, on the outskirts of Minneapolis. Surrounded by a trio of ponds and adjacent to the Four Seasons Park, Carefree Cottages sits in one of the more beautiful neighborhoods found in the city....

Suite Living Inver Grove Heights

7900 Austin Way, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

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Independent Living in Woodbury, MN

Independent living communities, also known simply as retirement communities in Woodbury, MN, are for seniors who are capable of living independently, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among other people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and don’t require hands-on care. Think of Woodbury retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Woodbury, MN

The monthly median cost for independent living in Woodbury is about $2,040 in the city proper, and $2,041 within the metropolitan area. For this type of independent living, Woodbury, MN offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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Cost of Living

Woodbury is a wealthy suburb of the Twin Cities with a relatively high cost of living due to the high price of real estate. The cost-of-living index is rated 28 points higher than the national average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax12893$1,62716.7% spend over 30% of their income on rent$295,412$103,308The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $3 million

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Woodbury include:

  • Woodwinds Hospital – This 86-bed community is the main hospital that services the emergency needs of the city.
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester – Arguably the premier hospital in the country offering comprehensive care services for whatever your medical needs may be.
  • Regions Hospital – This 452-bed community located in St. Paul offers level I trauma care and other emergency services.

Weather and Climate

Wood bury has a hot-summer/ warm-summer humid continental climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons. The summers range from warm and pleasant to extremely hot and muggy. The winters tend to be extremely cold with temperatures dropping well below zero and it snows often. The fall season is short but pleasant and the spring is rainy but brief. On average, the humidity level for Woodbury is roughly 55%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at roughly 62%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low72°F85°F (July)60°F (July)20°F29°F (February)10°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating46 (Good)52 in 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.


Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall3”6” (August)48”

Demographics and Values

As a suburb of the Twin Cities, Woodbury tends to lean slightly democrat. Parts of the city and much of the surrounding area is dedicated to agriculture.

2016 Presidential Election for Washington County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party46.51%44.67%8.82%

Population Statistics

Total PopulationPopulation densityPopulation trend69,756771 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 2.49%



Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree14%57%22%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more9.7%5.7%5.1%0.2%0.1%76.3%3.8%


Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens1,352191


UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans3%74%7%4%3%6%

Woodbury is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community.This means that members of the community can participate in public life without fear of discrimination or bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Located less than an hour outside of Minneapolis, Woodbury is a suburban city centered between farm country and the dense urban sprawl of the Twin Cities. Woodbury is an outdoor paradise with 45 parks that cover over 3,000 acres of public land. The city also has two golf courses, Prestwick which is private and Eagle Valley which is public. A popular local pastime is to take a day cruise down the nearby St. Croix river.

For those who enjoy the arts, the city boasts a number of organizations and venues that celebrate the performing arts. These include the Merrill Community Arts Center and the Zephyr Theater. The city puts on an annual festival known as Woodbury Days which includes a parade, carnival, live music, fireworks, and local vendors selling food and other goods out of the Taste of Woodbury Tent.

The citizens of Woodbury pride themselves on being outdoors people. Some of the most popular pastimes in the city include fishing, hunting, skiing, and snowshoeing. Afton State Park is the most popular park in the region boasting one of the largest ski hills in the country, Afton Alps. Other popular summer locations include Battle Creek Regional Park and Phalen Regional Park. There are tons of lakes in and around the city that have great fishing opportunities including Carver Lake, Beaver Lake, and Tanners Lake. There is also an indoor park, the Central Park, which is adjacent to the public library.


Public transportation is available between Woodbury and the Twin Cities through MetroTransit and FirstTransit. There is a local transportation service called Transit Link which provides transit to Woodbury Residents in areas where the bus routes do not reach. Ride reservations must be made in advance.

Seniors can utilize Canvas Health and Metro Mobility for specialized transportation services. Seniors are required to have an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) application to use this service.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Minnesota

There are 20 independent living facilities near Woodbury, Minnesota. See the full list.

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