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Autumn House West

914 W Market St, York, PA 17401

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Autumn House East and Autumn House West offer three levels of care based on your individually assessed needs, including assistance with daily care, housekeeping and medication administration. As your needs change, we can modify the level of assistance by providing onsite special needs management,...

Pine Manor Home

687 Greenbriar Rd, York, PA 17404

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Elmcroft of York

2405 Knob Hill Rd, York, PA 17403

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Offering both IN-PERSON TOURS and VIRTUAL TOURS of our Community!Whether from the comfort of your own home, or with us in-person, we look forward to you experiencing our community & meeting our Elmcroft Family.Located in charming and historic York, Pennsylvania, our senior living community offers...

Autumn House East

2618 E Market St, East York, PA 17402

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Autumn House East and Autumn House West offer three levels of care based on your individually assessed needs, including assistance with daily care, housekeeping and medication administration. As your needs change, we can modify the level of assistance by providing onsite special needs management,...

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Senior Commons at Powder Mill

1775 Powder Mill Road, York, PA 17403

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Since 1986 Senior Commons at Powder Mill has been recognized as York, Pennsylvania's premier provider of assisted-living residences, independent-living apartments and secure dementia care. Managed by Heritage Senior Living, Senior Commons at Powder Mill is committed to providing the highest level...

Haven at Springwood

2321 Freedom Way, York, PA 17402

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The Haven at Springwood offers a safe, secure environment with delicious meals, great activities, beautiful apartments, and varying levels of care provided by licensed staff as needed.

Brunswick At Longstown

2830 Carol Road, East York, PA 17402

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Brunswick at Longstown is a senior living community located in York, PA, which is a historical city in York County and home to just over 43,000 people. Residents will enjoy walking through the city seeing different landmarks, enjoying the park-like settings, going to local stores, going to...

Paramount Senior Living at Lancaster County

2760 Maytown Rd, Marietta, PA 17547

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Located in historic Maytown Pennsylvania, minutes from Lancaster, York, Elizabehtown, and Hershey, Paramount Senior Living at Lancaster County is surrounded by the scenic farmlands that make Lancaster County so special. Paramount Senior Living offers much more than a place to live, we offer a...

Juniper Village at Mount Joy

607 Hearthstone Lane, Mount Joy, PA 17552

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Juniper Village at Mount Joy provides the keys to unlocking a great lifestyle for senior living! At Juniper Village we believe that maintaining and promoting an active body, an engaged mind, and a fulfilled spirit are keys to healthy aging. Whether you cherish quiet activities or spirited social...

Elmcroft of Dillsburg

153 Logan Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019

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Lease by May 14 and enjoy the rest of the month RENT-FREE!*EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn...

Oak Leaf Manor North

2901 Harrisburg Pike, Landisville, PA 17538

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For those who need assistance with day-to-day tasks, or want someone close by 24 hrs. a day, Oak Leaf Manor is an ideal, less costly healthcare choice for personal care needs. Assistance and security are provided by trained, caring staff who take pride in delivering outstanding personal care...

Legend of Lancaster

31 Millersville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603

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We are committed to providing quality services in a caring, comfortable environment. Our professional and personalized services are designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We are dedicated to those who entrust their housing and service needs to us. At Legend of Lancaster, we...

Oak Leaf Manor South

2101 Wabank Rd, Millersville, PA 17551

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The Woods At Cedar Run

824 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011

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The Woods at Cedar Run is a senior care facility located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. We offer three different care options including independent living, senior living and memory care. Though each option is different they all offer an exceptional amount of individualized care and service. Our...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Harrisburg

150 Kempton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17111

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Commonwealth Senior Living at HarrisburgSenior living in Harrisburg, PA“We Listen, We Love, We Care, We Serve.” At Commonwealth Senior Living at Harrisburg, we dedicate the meaning behind those words to our residents, their families and our staff each day.Located in Harrisburg, PA, only 19 miles...

Essex House

20 N 12th Street, Lemoyne, PA 17043

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Essex House is located in a peaceful neighborhood close to the boarder of Lemoyne and Camp Hill Boroughs.Our senior living community is nestled on the hillside with lush vegetation and beautiful grounds with walking paths. We have dedicated staff and management team who have been here for years...

Harmony at Hershey (Opening Soon)

75 E Canal St, Hershey, PA 17033

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Welcome to Harmony at HersheyIndependent Living | Personal Care | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Hershey, Pennsylvania, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and...

Butler Street Senior Living (Opening Summer 2021)

3251 Butler Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103

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Our newly-renovated residential community has been designed to create a homey, neighborhood feel. The building accomodates personal care and memory care living. Offering a range of activities, outings, and cultural and educational opportunities, Butler Street ensures that residents are as active...

Pine Manor Home (Opening Winter 2021)

2165 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

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Traditions of Hershey

100 North Larkspur Drive, Palmyra, PA 17078

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Independent living means living without the responsibilities that come with being a homeowner. Choose from one of the beautifully appointed studio, one and two-bedroom apartments, each with their own kitchen and private bath. Enjoy a host of services and programs that encourage you to live...

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Independent Living in York, PA

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


Cost of Independent Living in York, PA

The median monthly cost of independent living in York is about $3,505 in the city proper, and $4,191 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Pennsylvania is around $2,600.

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


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Cost of Living

Overall, the cost of living in York is way below the national average for a major metropolitan city. Both the cost-of-living and the grocery index are below the national average of 100, and there are plenty of options for affordable housing.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate taxInheritance tax75102$91121.9% spend more than 30% of their income on housing$74,336$29,83412% (no exemption threshold)4% (no exemption threshold)

Local Hospitals

There are 18 general hospitals that provide emergency services to the city. The top hospitals in York include:

  • Wellspan York Hospital – A 596-bed community teaching hospital, Wellspan offers the regions only level I trauma center. This community also has a certified comprehensive stroke care center.
  • UPMC Pinnacle Memorial – This 98-bed hospital with all private patient rooms opened in August 2019. This community provides acute and emergency medical care, cardiology and vascular services, chronic disease management, surgical services, and treatment for patients in need of long-term acute care.
  • WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital – This speciality hospital offers advanced orthopedic, spine, and neurological surgeries. They also provide acute inpatient rehabilitation and specialized outpatient rehabilitation.

Weather and Climate

York has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that the city experiences hot and humid summers and mild to cold winters. On average, the humidity level for York is roughly 65%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at roughly 70%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low77°F86°F (July)70°F (July)34°F42°F (December)23°F (February)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating36 (Good)75 in December (Moderate)

The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallNatural Disasters5”5” (July)23”Floods, ice, and snowstorms

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party32.9%61.8%3.1%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation density234,24544,1323,219 people per square mile

Age

Median60+70+80+318%4%2%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree44%12%4%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more1.5%7%7.9%0.4%0.1%82.9%2.2%

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans13%62%17%36%5%6%

York is considered unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community may face discrimination or prejudice by members of the general public.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

York refers to itself as the factory capital of America. The population is dispersed across the sprawling metro area as more affordable apartments are being built in the city.

The Greater Hanover Fire Museum follows the history of the local fire department and showcases gear and fire engines from over 200 years of history. The Miniature Railroad Club of York is a very popular club among seniors who share an interest in model trains. The National Watch and Clock Museum showcases timepieces spanning from the earliest days of recorded history to modern innovations in time keeping. The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing has a huge collection of vintage race cars and racing memorabilia and is conveniently located near the BAPS Motor Speedway where many races are held.

Another popular destination for seniors is the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course which has slot machines and card tables for those who enjoy gambling.

Transportation

The public transportation in York is called Rabbit Travel. They have 15 fixed routes throughout York with an additional 3 routes into Hanover, and they provide paratransit and ride shares for elderly and disabled riders. Their most valuable routes are the express buses that will take you to the connecting transit system in Towson, the Baltimore Light RailLink portion of the Maryland Transit Administration. The roads are a bit rough though and the public transit isn’t exactly comprehensive so other forms of private transportation methods are preferable.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Pennsylvania

There are 20 independent living facilities near York, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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