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Independent Living near Greenville, South Carolina

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Haywood Estates

1180 Haywood Road, Greenville, SC 29615

4.7
(68 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Haywood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built upon the picturesque, rural landscape of the Blue Ridge foothills, you'll enjoy strolling along our paths and appreciate the scenic views that await you at every vista. Residents also love the...

Pine Grove Senior Living

2006 Pelham Rd, Greenville, SC 29615

3.7
(56 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live the high life in Greenville Place, where thoughtfully designed floor plans and myriad recreational and social opportunities await. Residents will feel the Southern charm of our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Greenville, South Carolina, with wrap-around porches and plenty of...

Westminster

11 East Augusta Place, Greenville, SC 29605

4.6
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Westminster provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within the Appalachian foothills in the peaceful town of Greenville, you'll love our community's friendly, small-town feel and big-city conveniences. We're just minutes from great restaurants, shopping...

The Legacy at Hawthorne Park

20 Hawthorne Park Court, Greenville, SC 29615

4.0
(36 reviews)

Studio

A Rich and Full LifeAre you ready to exchange the mundane tasks of everyday life for a senior living experience rich in genuine friendships, quality care and freedom to do more of the things you love? If that sounds like an absolute yes, look no further than our assisted living community, The...

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The Gables on Pelham

1306 Pelham Rd, Greenville, SC 29615

3.2
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Home Sweet HomeServing seniors in assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation, our community provides you with a warm and welcoming environment where you can experience newfound freedom and independence. We handle all the cooking, cleaning and household chores so you can...

The Parker

12 Boyce Avenue, Greenville, SC 29601

3.6
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Tucked away in the heart of historic Greenville, The Parker assisted living and memory care community often feels more like a family reunion than a traditional senior living experience. This is the place where you can enjoy everything you need for a wonderful retirement. From a custom care plan...

The Legacy at Southpointe Drive

23 Southpointe Drive, Greenville, SC 29607

4.5
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Legacy at Southpointe Drive is an assisted living community in Greenville, South Carolina. Our community offers personalized care services in a home-like community just minutes from downtown Greenville. Our community is ideally located near Interstate I-85 and 385, offering convenient access...

Waterstone on Augusta

1004 Augusta St, Greenville, SC 29605

5.0
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in Downtown Greenville, SC, Waterstone on Augusta is a premier Assisted Living and Memory Care community that brings a new, enriching lifestyle to seniors in our growing neighborhood. From the time you walk through the doors, this is obviously no understatement. We strive to enhance the...

Oakview Park

110 Hood Rd, Greenville, SC 29611

3.9
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakview Park Senior LivingFind your place with us!Oakview Park is Powdersville's newest senior living community, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care.It is our goal to enhance the quality of life of our resident members by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and...

Overture Greenville

52 Market Point Dr, Greenville, SC 29607

4.1
(4 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Maple Brook Terrace Retirement Community NOW OPEN

150 Verdin Rd, Greenville, SC 29607

4.9
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

NOW OPEN August, 2020Maple Brook Terrace is the NEW Premier All-Inclusive Independent Living Retirement Community in the Upstate of South Carolina. As an all-inclusive community we offer many amenities and activities that you are sure to appreciate and enjoy. Maple Brook Terrace offers 24/7...

Cascades Verdae

10 Fountainview Terrace, Greenville, SC 29607

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Cascades Verdae is a luxury continuing care retirement community in Greenville, South Carolina. Located on 40 acres and just minutes from downtown Greenville, our private gated community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care...

The Palmettos of Mauldin

810 E Butler Road, Greenville, SC 29607

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Pendleton Manor

414 Summit Dr, Greenville, SC 29609

4.7
(34 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Pendleton Manor is located in the downtown area of Greenville, SC and is owned and operated by Schonberg and Associates.  It is the oldest, most established Assisted Living in Greenville.  Along with the 35 bed assisted living, Pendleton Manor also has a 30 bed secured memory care unit...

Windsor House Greenville

1931 Pelham Rd, Greenville, SC 29615

4.0
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Windsor House Greenville is a 50-bed community conveniently located on Pelham Road on Greenville's eastside. We are 1.5 miles from I-85 and 2.5 miles from Haywood Mall/Road. The facility is 9 years old, single story, and beautiful inside and out. The brick Georgian architecture with large white...

The Blake at Hollingsworth Park

360 Woodruff Rd, Greenville, SC 29607

4.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

3200 Heritage Circle, Hendersonville, NC 28791

4.7
(100 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills.Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills, the #1 retirement living community in Hendersonville. Our senior living community offers a full spectrum of independent living and memory care services administered by a specifically trained, caring...

Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn

1705 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307

4.1
(116 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn, an award-winning full-service luxury senior apartment community located in beautiful Spartanburg, SC. Our senior apartments and well-landscaped neighborhood offer luxurious care, peace of mind, and maximum comfort tailored to the needs of each resident....

Summit Hills

100 Summit Hills Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29307

4.7
(63 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Summit Hills is a luxury continuing care retirement community in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Located on 50 acres and just minutes from downtown Spartanburg, our private gated community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care...

North Pointe

701 Simpson Rd., Anderson, SC 29621

4.5
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Feel the electricity at North Pointe, where exciting amenities, world-class services and myriad recreational and social opportunities keep our residents energized and buzzing. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Anderson, South Carolina, feels like one big family that shares meals...

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Cost of independent living in Greenville, SC

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $3,021
    State
  • $2,747
    Greenville, SC
  • $2,950
    Arden, SC
  • $2,661
    Greenville, SC
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Independent Living in Greenville, SC

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

Cost of Independent Living in Greenville, SC

The median monthly cost of independent living in South Carolina is around $2,784 in the city proper and $2,365 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of South Carolina is about $2,385.

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

Learn More About Greenville, SC

Cost of Living

Compared to most other cities, Greenville is considered to be much cheaper than the average city. The cost-of-living index is rated five points below the national average and the grocery index rating is 8 points below the average. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
95 92 $1,023 15.6% spend over 30% of their income on rent $254,963 $48,984 No estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Hospitals

There are two major hospitals in Greenville:

  • Greenville Memorial Hospital – A 814-bed tertiary referral hospital and academic center associated with the University of South Carolina. The hospital has a 24-hour emergency level I trauma center, transitional care, acute care, and diagnostic services. The hospital also has the only Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) in the region.
  • St. Francis Downtown – A 245-bed hospital and outpatient center offering emergency services, heart care, and bone marrow transplants among other services.

Weather and Climate

Greenville has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that summers tend to be extremely hot and humid with a high chance of rain on any given day. The winters tend to be mild and temperate. On average, the humidity level for Greenville is roughly 68%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at roughly 71%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
80°F 91°F (July) 68°F (July) 46°F 58°F (February) 33°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
41 (Good) 50 in December (Good)

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
4” 6” (August) 3” Hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and floods

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Greenville County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
34.62% 59.41% 5.97%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
467,894 68,219 902 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.43%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
35 24% 10% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
18% 47% 19%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.6% 18.5% 9.3% .5% <1% 68.3% 2%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
3,417 44 6

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 68% 12% 15% 5% 6%

Greenville is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community may face discrimination by the general public in many parts of the city.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Living in Greenville, SC is an excellent option for seniors who enjoy Southern hospitality and culture. The Greenville County Museum of Art showcases works by Southern artists spanning across several centuries. The Upcountry History Museum showcases the history of upstate South Carolina through a combination of permanent and rotating exhibits.

Falls Park on the Reedy has riverside gardens, a suspension bridge and waterfall views that provide for an excellent afternoon stroll. There are also tons of multi-use trails in Paris Mountain state park that go around the lakes and hills just north of the city. The Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail offers over 20 miles of lighted walking paths.

The Greenville Zoo is a 16-acre zoo housing giraffes, gorillas, and lions. The Roper Mountain Science Center is a popular destination with a full planetarium and observatory. The Greenville County Museum of Art has a collection mostly focusing on American art with pieces by artists like Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns.

Transportation

Public transit is available through Greenlink Transit operated by the Greenville County Metro Transit Authority. There are twelve fixed bus routes that go all across the county with a transit hub in downtown Greenville.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in South Carolina

Waterstone on Augusta, Cascades Verdae and Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square are the top rated independent living facilities near Greenville, South Carolina. See full list of communities.

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