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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 307 Independent Living communities in Charlotte 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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Brier Pointe Retirement Community (Opening Summer 2022)

5911 McCrimmon Parkway, Morrisville, NC 27560

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Brier Pointe, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, is currently under construction on McCrimmon Parkway in Morrisville. We look forward to opening brand new during the Summer of 2022! Brier Pointe will offer all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy...

The Oaks

1000 Methodist Oaks Drive, Orangeburg, SC 29115

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Situated on 700 beautiful acres of land on the Edisto River, The Oaks offers a selection of homes, duplexes and apartments specifically designed to suit a variety of individual needs. With a variety of distinctive neighborhood options to choose from, your new home will be sure to reflect your...

Veranda at Whitted School

200 East Umstead Street, Durham, NC 27707

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Carrington Place at Wytheville

990 Holston Road, Wytheville, VA 24382

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Preston Pointe

1995 NW Cary Pkwy, Morrisville, NC 27560

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Preston Pointe is the perfect mix of upscale senior living and Southern charm. Our philosophy of always making you feel welcomed, valued and at home in a friendly and luxurious space sets us apart from other retirement communities in the research triangle. We offer the best characteristics of...

Woodland Terrace

300 Kildaire Woods Dr, Cary, NC 27511

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Woodland Terrace is a trusted community with 20 years of experience. Our tenured staff and resident longevity speaks to the confidence you can expect at Woodland Terrace.Arranged on 22 acres of lushly landscaped grounds, Woodland Terrace has the charm of a small southern town. Our community...

Waltonwood - Cary

750 SE Cary Parkway, Cary, NC 27511

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When only the best will do…Look to Waltonwood for Luxurious Senior Living which redefines retirement living! At Waltonwood, our goal is not to be just another Senior Community. But rather, our goal is to ensure each resident and family member is treated with dignity and respect while striving to...

Brookdale Bristol

1 Liberty Place, Bristol, VA 24201

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Customized Care PlansMoving into an independent and assisted living community may not be a simple decision, but when you meet our friendly team here in Bristol, Virginia, you may find yourself quickly falling in love with the idea. Nestled on a scenic hill overlooking the city, you can admire...

Stoneridge

105 Convention Dr, Cary, NC 27511

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Overture Centennial NOW OPEN

600 Bilyeu St, Raleigh, NC 27606

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Under construction, opening Early 2020- Welcome to Overture Centennial, a place to rediscover yourself (and your retirement), in the comfort of a community designed with you in mind. We give you the means to live an active and fulfilled life; you create the experience. With access to an abundance...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Stratford House

1111 N Main St, Danville, VA 24540

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Stratford House has long been the area’s premier choice for retirement living and is now even better. Offering the choice of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, our residents live comfortably in the beauty of this historic building. Our community has recently...

The Cambridge at Brier Creek (Opening Spring 2022)

7780 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27612

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We believe every day is an opportunity for Optimal Living® – from your community, to your health, to your overall well being. Perfectly situated between Raleigh and Durham, our Brier Creek location provides the best of both worlds – from cultural events to outdoor adventures, and everything in...

Belvedere Commons of Seneca

515 Benton Street, Seneca, SC 29672

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At Belvedere Commons of Seneca, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the convenience of restaurant-style dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests. Beautiful Lake Keowee, the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, beaches and great weather set...

Independence Village of Olde Raleigh

3113 Charles B. Root Wynd, Raleigh, NC 27612

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Stand tall at Independence Village of Olde Raleigh, where the natural beauty of our community's surroundings blends perfectly with the modern-day amenities offered in our updated studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes. Wall-to-wall carpet and mini-blinds on all windows provide the comforts...

Waltonwood Lake Boone

3550 Horton St., Raleigh, NC 27607

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Capital Oaks Retirement Resort

6498 Ray Road, Raleigh, NC 27613

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Capital Oaks is the perfect choice for people with a passion for living who are looking for comfort, independence, security, convenience, and a friendly community in the place they call home. Month-to-month rent for studio, 1, 2, & 3 bedroom suites provide all-inclusive services including...

Overture Crabtree 55+ Apartment Homes

4408 Marriott Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612

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Life just keeps getting better, doesn't it? And Overture Crabtree is the perfect place to live it. A welcoming active adult community filled with intriguing people and countless ways to get to spend your time. A gorgeous apartment home, with resort-inspired amenities and services focused on you....

Magnolia Glen

5301 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612

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Magnolia Glen is one of Raleigh’s most reputable senior living rental communities. Our wellness mission is centered on providing safety and security, health and well-being, and five-star services to foster the most vibrant and fulfilling senior living community in Raleigh. We are conveniently...

Carolina Gardens at Conway

2310 Highway 378, Gresham, SC 29546

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Carolina Gardens at Conway is an assisted living and memory care community in Conway, South Carolina. Conway is a thriving city in the Myrtle Beach metro area, home to Coastal Carolina University and has been designated as a Tree City USA for over 20 years. With a revitalized downtown area that...

Whispering Pines

7501 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27615

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At Whispering Pines, we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities and pour coffee at mealtime while taking the time to get to know each of our...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Charlotte, NC

Independent living communities are also known as retirement communities or 55+ communities in Charlotte. These communities offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers. When it comes to senior living, Charlotte, NC is a great option for you or your loved one because of its affordability compared to its size.


Cost of Independent Living in Charlotte, NC

The median monthly cost of independent living in Charlotte is $2,700 for the city proper and $2,600 for the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in North Carolina is $2,600.


Learn More About Charlotte, NC

Cost of Living

The city has a cost-of-living index rating of 99 and a grocery index rating of 99. These ratings are based on a sliding scale where 100 is equal to the national average. This means that the average cost of living in Charlotte is cheaper than the average city in the US.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexHealth careMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax9999100$1,21018.1%$186,929$58,202no estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Hospitals

The top three highest rated hospitals in the city are:

  • Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – A nonprofit, 622-bed tertiary medical center located in Charlotte that’s one of the largest medical communities in the region with over 700 physicians on staff
  • Atrium Health Pineville – A 235-bed acute care community located in the city of Charlotte
  • Carolinas Medical Center – The flagship hospital of Atrium Health: The region’s only level 1 trauma center and the largest hospital in the area, employing over 1,100 physicians specializing in all areas of medicine

Weather and Climate

Charlotte has a humid subtropical type of climate. As typical of the south, the city experiences hot and humid winters and mild summers. However, Charlotte tends to have a higher level of precipitation than cities farther south. On average, the humidity level for Charlotte is roughly 67%. The humidity levels are often highest during the month of August at about 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low79°F92°F (July)65°F (July)45°F58°F (February)30°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating48 (Good)69 in the month of June (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 monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall4″5″ (December)2″

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election in Mecklenburg County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party62.29%32.89%4.82%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree18%43%15%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend1,467,362859,0351,081 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 1.53%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3419%8%4%2%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more6.5%35.1%14.0%0.4%0.1%41.9%2.8%

Crime

Total CrimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens36,202393

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans7%72%9%15%4%6%

Charlotte is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community tend to be accepted by members of the general public and can usually participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As a major city with a pleasant climate, Charlotte has no shortage of indoor and outdoor activities. Plenty of museums call Charlotte home, including museums of art, culture, and history. Designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art houses works in all mediums by some of the modern masters. The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture is a cultural center focusing on all types of artistic expression celebrating African-American voices. North Carolina’s first art museum, The Mint Museum, is still a popular attraction spanning the artistic histories of various cultures and backgrounds. The Charlotte Museum of History gives insight and information into various cultural groups who have populated the Charlotte area throughout history. For fans of auto racing, Charlotte hosts both the NASCAR and Auto Racing Halls of Fame.

If you would like to take full advantage of the mild weather of the Southeast, there are a great number of outdoor attractions in the region to put on your list. Freedom Park is a 98-acre city park and a Charlotte favorite. In the summer, the park hosts free films and music performances, and every September organizes the 5-day Festival in the Park, attracting over 100,000 visitors. The Reed Gold Mine, located just outside Charlotte, is a living history museum constructed around the site of the earliest gold discoveries in the country, where visitors are invited to try their hand at panning for gold. And while it may be a few hours’ drive from the city, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a beautiful, must-see natural destination boasting over 10 million visitors each year.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in North Carolina

There are 20 independent living facilities near Charlotte, North Carolina. See the full list.

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