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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 265 Independent Living communities in Springfield and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Independent Living near Springfield, Missouri

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The Cambridge

2900 South Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807

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The Cambridge provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently nestled within four manicured acres in downtown Springfield, you'll enjoy a beautiful, peaceful home in the heart of it all. Residents have easy access to all the shopping, golf, hospitals and...

The Montclair

1000 East Montclair Street, Springfield, MO 65807

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Live the good life at The Montclair, offering Independent Living services in Springfield, Missouri. From thoughtfully designed floor plans to world-class service and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have thought of everything. Each of our floor plan...

Maranatha Village, Inc

233 E Norton Rd, Springfield, MO 65803

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The Fremont Senior Living

1520 E Bates, Springfield, MO 65804

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The Fremont Senior Living is a Continuum of Care community offering Independent Apartments and Patio Homes, Assisted Living Level Two Suites, and a Memory Care Cottage. The Fremont is a locally owned and operated community that has been providing the highest level of customer service and care to...

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The Waterford at Ironbridge

1131 East Lakewood, Springfield, MO 65810

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Put a spring in your step at The Waterford at Ironbridge. Our community offers exceptional Independent Living services in Springfield, Missouri. From thoughtfully designed floor plans to the world-class service and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have...

Turners Rock Senior Living Community

3911 E State Hwy D, Springfield, MO 65809

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Bristol Manor of Willard

511 Watson Street, Willard, MO 65781

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Essex of Ozark

5173 North 22nd Street, Ozark, MO 65721

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Castlewood Senior Living

1538 N Old Castle Rd, Nixa, MO 65714

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Castlewood is located in beautiful Nixa Missouri. With a quiet country setting we provide all of the comforts of home, with a convenient location. Just a 30-minute drive will send you back in time right in the heart of Branson Mo. Enjoy all of the attractions it has to offer including shopping,...

Bristol Manor of Republic

634 E State Route 174, Republic, MO 65738

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Bristol Manor of Aurora

740 S Hudson, Aurora, MO 65605

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Bristol Manor of Buffalo

1002 Birch Street, Buffalo, MO 65622

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Essex of Lebanon

1316 Deadra Drive, Lebanon, MO 65536

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Services provided at no additional cost:Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Bristol Manor of Carthage

2131 S River Street, Carthage, MO 64836

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Bristol Manor of Lamar

603 E 17th Street, Lamar, MO 64759

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Bristol Manor of Camdenton

75 4th Street, Camdenton, MO 65020

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Bristol Manor of Webb City

1803 N Main Street/ Highway D, Webb City, MO 64870

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Wildwood Senior Living

3002 S John Duffy Dr, Joplin, MO 64804

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We do the work so that you can live the life you’ve always wanted.The Wildwood offers services and amenities that make life open and full of opportunity for residents. We bring events to residents. We take care of tidying up. We work with residents and families to make a health plan. We do the...

Garden Gate Estates

6230 Baydy Peak Road, Osage Beach, MO 65065

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Bristol Manor of Nevada

401 E Walnut Street, Nevada, MO 64772

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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Springfield, MO

Springfield offers all the resources, conveniences, and attractions of a large city, with a dense, suburban feel and easy access to shopping centers and healthcare facilities to meet daily needs. Its historic attractions like the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield tell the stories of Springfield’s past, while festivals such as the annual Tour de Brew celebrate its modern appeal.

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


Cost of Independent Living in Springfield, MO

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $2,600 in Springfield and $2,700 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 in the state of Missouri was around $2,600.


Learn More About Springfield, MO

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Springfield are rated over 30 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average, making Springfield an excellent choice for affordable senior living.

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 CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceryClothing686965637269

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$42,852 per year$33,102 per year$34,913 per year$22,128 per year$36,873 per year$1,147 per year$545 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Springfield include:

Mercy Hospital Springfield

  • Facility type: Faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 660+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Cox North Hospital

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 670+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Weather and Climate

Springfield’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, experiencing four distinct seasons including exceptionally humid, hot summers. The average humidity level is 69%, and humidity levels are often highest during June at about 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum32°F42°F22°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum79°F90°F67°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 71

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: 45″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median agePercent of population over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size3515.7%167,4152,037 per square mile2.1

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.7%2.1%4.4%4.3%0.1%3.6%85.3%

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 Springfield, MO: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 47/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Greene County

DemocraticRepublicanOther33.2%60.6%6.1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

  • Springfield Art Museum
  • History Museum on the Square
  • Railroad Historical Museum
  • Missouri Institute of Natural Science
  • Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield

Outdoor attractions in Springfield:

  • Chesterfield Family Center & Park
  • Grant Beach Park & Pool
  • Springfield Conservation Nature Center
  • Sequiota Park
  • Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
  • Hosta Garden
  • Redbud Garden
  • Dickerson Park Zoo

Springfield’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Barnett Recital Hall
  • Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts
  • First Friday Art Walk
  • Tour de Brew
  • Hammons Field
  • Battlefield Mall
  • Primrose Marketplace
  • Brentwood Shopping Center

Transportation

Springfield City Utilities Department’s “The Bus” operates throughout the city on fixed routes and offers paratransit services for eligible passengers. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Springfield.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Missouri

There are 20 independent living facilities near Springfield, Missouri. See the full list.

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