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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 358 Independent Living communities in Manchester 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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Meetinghouse at Riverfront

60 River Front Dr, Manchester, NH 03102

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Welcome Home! Welcome to The Meetinghouse at Riverfront – a 55+ Independent Senior Living Community!At The Meetinghouse at Riverfront, we take pride in our abundant community features that support our residents desire for independent living in a warm environment surrounded with friends. Residents...

Briston Manor West

37 Ridgewood Road, Bedford, NH 03110

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Assisted Living at Beaver Lake Lodge

38 N Shore Rd, Derry, NH 03038

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Assisted Living at Beaver Lake Lodge is a New Facility located on 7 acres overlooking Beaver Lake. Spacious Private Rooms and built with all the latest Life Safety amenities, it is rated as one of The Nicest Small Bed Facilities in New England. Owned and operated by Karen4Elders, LLC, Karen and...

Birch Heights

7 Kendall Pond Road, Derry, NH 03038

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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...

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Pleasant View Retirement

227 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301

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Pleasant View Retirement is a Genesis community offering independent living in the capital city of Concord, New Hampshire. Home to several state universities and colleges as well as the world renowned Granite State Symphony Orchestra, Concord offers a wide array of educational, cultural and...

Ledgewood Bay

43 Ledgewood Dr, Milford, NH 03055

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Ledgewood Bay Assisted Living, Independent Living & Memory Care is nestled in a quaint planned community in beautiful Milford, New Hampshire. This picturesque hilltop, with fantastic views of the White Mountains, community is close to Route 3, 101 and 101A and centrally located near numerous...

The Residence at Salem Woods

6 Sally Sweet's Way, Salem, NH 03079

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Resting on a beautiful campus in Salem, New Hampshire, The Residence at Salem Woods is a brand new community scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. The community will offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care services to seniors.The Residence at Salem Woods is proudly operated...

Langdon Place of Nashua

319 East Dunstable Road, Nashua, NH 03062

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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...

The Woods at Merrimack

197 Howe Street, Methuen, MA 01844

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Giving Tree Senior Living

1827 Bridge St, Dracut, MA 01826

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The Berkeley Retirement Home & Skilled Nursing

150 Berkeley St, Lawrence, MA 01841

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Brookdale Spruce Wood

25 Worthen Road, Durham, NH 03824

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The Good LifeTucked into more than 15 beautiful acres in the stunning city of Durham, New Hampshire, your new community will feel like home from the moment you arrive. Known as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), we provide everything from independent and assisted living to memory care...

Langdon Place of Exeter

17 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH 03833

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Langdale Place of Exeter is a Genesis senior living community nestled in the historic riverside town of Exeter, NH, the perfect backdrop to our cozy community. Located on the New Hampshire and Massachusetts border, our scenic New England town was home to some of the earliest colonists and honors...

Atria Marland Place

15 Stevens Street, Andover, MA 01810

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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...

Stone Hill at Andover

141 Elm Street, Andover, MA 01810

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Stone Hill Assisted Living and Memory Care is located in picturesque Andover, MA is just off I-495 and minutes from the quaint shops and restaurants of historical downtown Andover. Stone Hill is proud to offer independent living, assisted living and a specialized program focusing on Alzheimer’s...

Summer Place

20 Summer Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824

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Summer Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. History comes alive at Summer Place. Located in the heart of Chelmsford, the town square dates back to the 1600's and we're just ten minutes from Walden Pond. Beyond heritage, you'll enjoy the convenience of...

Bayberry at Emerald Court

2000 Emerald Court, Tewksbury, MA 01876

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Welcome to a new way of life at Bayberry at Emerald Court. Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood in Tewksbury, MA, Bayberry is an assisted living community ideally located just minutes from major shopping, entertainment and medical centers with easy access to I-93 and I-495. Bayberry offers...

Rivercourt Residences

8 W Main St #2, Groton, MA 01450

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We invite you to consider RiverCourt Residences for a parent, family member, or for yourself. RiverCourt Residences offers an unbeatable value and a distinctive lifestyle for seniors through custom-tailored options for independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer's Care. This wonderful...

The Residence at Silver Square

100 Sterling Way, Dover, NH 03820

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Imagine finally having the time to do the things that make you happy: Catching up on the best-seller list, getting out to the theater with friends, learning a new language, or just relaxing with the people you enjoy. Imagine life without the worries and stresses of maintaining a home. Imagine you...

Atria Merrimack Place

85 Storey Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950

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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...

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Independent Living in Manchester, NH

Independent living communities, also known simply as retirement communities in Manchester, NH, are geared towards seniors who can 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 Manchester retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Manchester, NH

The median monthly cost of independent living in Manchester is about $2,405 within the city proper. The median monthly cost for independent living in the state of New Hampshire is around $3,537.

For this type of senior living, Manchester, NH offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Learn More About Manchester, NH

Cost of Living

As a hub for business and one of the most populated New England cities, Manchester regularly ranks on national lists measuring affordability and livability. The city’s cost of living comes in just above the national average, with residents paying slightly more for metropolitan amenities and convenience. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax113106$1,50122.4% spend over 30% of their income on rent$211,090$56,467No estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Hospitals

The Manchester region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Frisbie Memorial Hospital – This 112-bed community has received recognition for lung cancer screening and cardiovascular rehabilitation. Other specialty areas include joint care, emergency care, and minimally invasive surgery.
  • Wentworth-Douglass Hospital – This Magnet-recognized hospital contains 178 beds. Its renowned Seacoast Cancer Center takes a personal approach to treating cancer. Doctors aid each patient in creating a “cancer plan,” and the center offers financial counseling and support groups in addition to individualized medical treatment.
  • Exeter Hospital – The hospital houses specialty treatment centers for orthopedics, cancer care, and joint replacement. In particular, the community has been recognized for its dedicated diabetes services.

Weather and Climate

The climate of Manchester, NH is considered hot-summer humid continental. Residents can expect four distinct seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Manchester is 68%. This number peaks in September, with 70% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low72°F85°F (July)58°F (July)29°F40°F (December)18°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating38 (Good)51 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are unusually sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.


Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall4”5” (October)58”

Demographics and Values

Manchester leans narrowly Republican. Just as New Hampshire plays an important role as a key swing state, Manchester falls somewhere in between party lines. City voters have supported Republican candidates in three of the last five presidential elections, and Democrats in the remaining two.

Entrepreneurs may favor Manchester. CNNMoney named the city the 13th best in the country to start a small business. The manufacturing, service, retail, and information processing industries lead Manchester’s economy. Prominent employers include Comcast, Citizens Bank, Summit Packaging, and several medical centers.

Latinos make up the largest minority population in Manchester, influencing the city’s small business scene with culturally inspired eateries and shopping. The organization Latinos Unidos De New Hampshire strives to unify the Hispanic community and amplify its presence. The group hosts an annual Latino Festival. Meanwhile, Manchester Church aims to make much-needed resources for Latino immigrants more accessible, with free aid on topics like housing and legal services.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Hillsborough County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party40.39%53.54%6.07%

Population Statistics

PopulationPopulation densityPopulation trend112,6731,298 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.36% since 2010



Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree31%28%9%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more5.3%5.8%9.9%0.2%<1%77.2%3%


Property crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens267


UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans6%69%15%15%5%8%

Manchester is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are typically accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry on a daily basis. In 2016, influential LGBTQ+ publication The Advocate named Manchester one of its “LGBTQ+est Cities,” citing the city’s abundance of LGBTQ+ bars. The city has several LGBTQ+-friendly churches and is home to the beloved New Hampshire Gay Men’s Chorus.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The forested valleys and views of New England make Manchester the perfect place to take in nature. McIntyre Ski Area stands out as one of the city’s most popular attractions, giving visitors the opportunity to ski or simply relax in a snowy, lodge setting. Massabesic Lake surrounds visitors with scenic, waterfront views, as well as opportunities to fish, sail, and kayak. Explorers can delve into the glacial, marshy Nottingcook Forest, a vast national forest.

Both Manchester residents and visitors frequently tour Zimmerman House, a famous architectural feat designed by Frank Llyod Wright and exemplifying classic New England construction. Nearby, the Currier Museum of Art exhibits famed works by Picasso, O’Keeffe, and Monet. The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire and Manchester Historic Association Millyard Museum each chronicle the area’s local history and its unique impact on the two long-established industries.


The city’s public transportation, managed by Manchester Transit Authority (MTA), operates 13 regular bus routes. The Goffstown, Hooksett, and New Boston shuttles provide reliable transportation to towns surrounding Manchester, NH. All buses are ADA-accessible, and fares are half-off for Medicare cardholders and seniors.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in New Hampshire

There are 20 independent living facilities near Manchester, New Hampshire. See the full list.

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