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Fox Run Estates

2315 Little Road, Arlington, TX 76016

4.5
(142 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Fox Run Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Deep in the heart of Texas, Fox Run Estates is the home you've been waiting for. You'll love the comfortable facilities and all the entertainment, culture and history that Arlington has to offer. Our...

Arlington Plaza

6801 West Poly Webb Road, Arlington, TX 76016

4.3
(122 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, you'll love the elegant grace of our facilities and the warmth of our staff. We're just minutes from all the things that...

Elmcroft of Arlington

4101 West Arkansas Lane, Arlington, TX 76016

4.4
(117 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*Our residents call Elmcroft their home, and we love to nurture them through our holistic approach of caring for all resident needs - physical, emotional, social, and intellectual. Our...

Emerson South Collins

1101 E Arbrook Blvd, Arlington, TX 76014

4.5
(73 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Emerson S. Collins is an independent living 55+ community. We are located at East Arbrook and South Collins Street. We are centrally located in the South Arlington area, close to the Highlands Mall, the Parks Mall, and the AT&T Stadium- home of the Dallas Cowboys- as well as Six Flags Over...

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Morada Lake Arlington

2500 Woodside Dr, Arlington, TX 76016

4.1
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morada Lake Arlington is located on 16 beautiful, wooded acres in Arlington, Texas. Our community provides exceptional care to seniors, offering active independent living, assisted living and SHINE® memory care services. We are just a short drive from Lake Arlington and Veterans Park, both of...

Town Village Crossing

1250 W Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington, TX 76013

4.4
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Town Village Crossing is a premier senior living community, offering personalized Independent Living, in Arlington, Texas. We’re located right in the heart of Arlington and its vibrant culture. We combine the kinds of exceptional amenities that our residents deserve with the services that can...

The Waterford on Cooper

1860 N Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76011

3.7
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Waterford on Cooper is a single story community tucked away on a tree filled lot in an established neighborhood, across from Rolling Hills Country Club. Our residents enjoy visiting on the front porch watching hummingbirds, butterflies and the golfers chase their little white balls. We are...

Bethesda Gardens Arlington

1103 West Arkansas Lane, Arlington, TX 76013

4.0
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Bethesda Gardens is a resident-focused alternative to typical assisted living. Bethesda Gardens is conveniently located in Arlington on West Arkansas Lane south of I-30 and north of I-20. The community is minutes away from Arlington Memorial Hospital, Medical Center of Arlington, Cowboys Stadium,...

Brookdale Pecan Park

915 North Fielder Road, Arlington, TX 76012

4.0
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

No day is the same in our community and the residents like it that way. As an assisted living community that also provides Alzheimer’s and dementia care for seniors, we believe sustaining social relationships and friendships is vital to aging well and living well.Our vibrant community enjoys a...

Heartis Arlington

3424 W Interstate 20 Highway, Arlington, TX 76017

3.8
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Orchard at Arlington Highlands

131 E Bardin Rd, Arlington, TX 76018

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Orchards at Arlington Highlands is all about relaxation, beauty, character and individuality! A new level of activities, scenery and experiences where life is more fun, healthy and vivid. Feel inspired in our Craft Room. Stay active in our 24-hour Fitness Center or with our walking and...

Morada Pantego

2650 W Park Row Dr, Pantego, TX 76013

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Savor the small-town charm and big-city opportunities offered at The Waterford at Pantego. Our Independent Living community in Pantego, Texas, provides residents with the privacy and freedom they deserve while at the same time offering companionship in a cozy setting. From our thoughtfully...

Meadowstone Place

10410 Stone Canyon Rd, Dallas, TX 75230

4.9
(174 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

With patio gardens and a tree-studded campus, active living is in full bloom at Meadowstone Place in Dallas, Texas. Located in the desirable Preston Hollow neighborhood, you will find our grounds walkable and easy on the eyes. For those who desire freedom and opportunities to socialize,...

Parkview in Allen

1451 South Greenville Avenue, Allen, TX 75002

4.4
(144 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Parkview in Allen provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Tucked within the desirable city of Allen, Texas, located just north of Dallas, Parkview in Allen provides a carefree and secure independent lifestyle in a beautiful community featuring resort-style...

The El Dorado

714 West Arapaho Road, Richardson, TX 75080

4.2
(113 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The El Dorado....a homey community of 104 apartments, two floors, central elevator situated on a 5 acre greenbelt. A walking path surrounds the community; and if walked (4) times around equals ONE MILE. Just blocks away from State recognized well-known Richardson Senior Center, grocery stores,...

Parkwood Retirement

2700 Parkview Lane, Bedford, TX 76022

4.7
(94 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Experience the Parkwood Community difference. It is unique in many regards - many of our staff have been with us for ten years or longer (some as long as twenty.) Parkwood has a beautiful Independent and Healthcare campus nestled in the woods in one of the prettiest parts of Bedford. Parkwood...

River Oaks Assisted Living & Memory Care

1530 E Sandy Lake Rd, Coppell, TX 75019

4.8
(90 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

We are committed to providing quality services in a warm, 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 River Oaks, we honor each...

Elmcroft of Bedford

3800 Central Drive, Bedford, TX 76021

3.9
(108 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

The Chateau

5701 Virginia Parkway, McKinney, TX 75071

4.3
(98 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Chateau provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Experience the carefree retirement lifestyle you've always imagined at this stunning community in the heart of McKinney. The Chateau is conveniently located near area medical centers, world-class golf, and many...

Parc Place

1301 Airport Freeway, Bedford, TX 76021

4.5
(94 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Parc Place is a mid-rise Independent Retirement Living Community. Parc Place offers the beginning of a new fun-filled lifestyle in a convenient location just south of DFW Airport. Spacious apartment homes in the main building with large walk-in closets, full kitchen and a utility room for your...

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Cost of independent living in Arlington, TX

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
  • $3,257
    National
  • $2,797
    State
  • $2,559
    Arlington, TX
  • $1,960
    Keller, TX
  • $1,860
    Fairview, TX
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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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Learn More About Independent Living in Arlington, Texas

 

Arlington is an entertainment paradise located just a short drive outside of Dallas. The city is best known for the Dallas Cowboys, the Texas Rangers, and Six Flags Over Texas. Arlington has a little something to keep everyone entertained, which makes it a great place for senior living.

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

Learn More About Arlington, Texas

 

Cost of Living

 

The cost of living in Arlington is only slightly higher than the national average. Most of the index ratings hover slightly above 100 while the cost for health care is rated slightly below the national average.

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 two times greater than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
101 97 103 101 100 106

 

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$74,764/year $53,038/year $62,198/year $28,885/year $40,561/year $5,213/year $770/month

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals that service Arlington include:

Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington

  • Facility type: short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 40+
  • Specialties: cardiovascular services, coronary intensive care, hemodialysis

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 230+
  • Specialties: Level IV trauma, Cycle III chest pain center, primary stroke center

Millwood Hospital

  • Facility type: psychiatric
  • Bed count: 130+
  • Specialties: comprehensive behavioral health care

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Arlington’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, which means the city experiences extremely hot and muggy summers and cool winters with above average precipitation. The average humidity level is 61%, and humidity levels are often highest during July at about 85%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
43.7°F 54.2°F 33.2°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
84.3°F 94.9°F 73.7°F

 

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 91

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: 37.96”

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

 

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
34.39 10.2% 542,732 3,072.69 per square mile 2.68

 

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.4% 6.9% 22.5% 29.2% 0.1% 3.1% 39.1%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

 

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Arlington: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 58/100

 

2016 Presidential Election Results for Tarrant County

Democratic Republican Other
43.5% 52.2% 4.3%

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Arlington is a suburb of Dallas known for its thriving entertainment industry. The city is home to a number of major organizations and venues, including professional sports teams such as the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Cowboys. One of the most well-known venues in the city is AT&T Stadium, formerly known as Cowboys Stadium, home of the celebrated Dallas Cowboys football team. The venue hosts many different entertainment and sporting events throughout the year, especially during the Cowboys off-season. One of the most popular entertainment attractions in the state, Six Flags Over Texas, is also located in Arlington. This theme park was the first ever Six Flags amusement park and covers over 200 acres.

If high-octane entertainment isn’t your speed, Arlington offers a number of other attractions for spending a leisurely afternoon. As the world headquarters of bowling, Arlington is home to both the International Bowling Museum and the International Bowling Hall of Fame, both of which are located on the International Bowling Campus. The Planetarium Dome Theater at UT Arlington is another great spot and features one of the state’s largest planetariums. Fans of the arts might enjoy Theatre Arlington, one of the largest community theatres in the country, or the Arlington Museum of Art located downtown.

Transportation

Arlington is one of the first major cities in the United States to replace public transportation with a private ride share service. The Arlington Via rideshare service operates in select areas of the city and offers rides to passengers for a low flat fee. The city also features one of the first autonomous shuttle programs, known as Milo, which consists of self-driving vehicles that ferry passengers across the city during major events. Arlington also operates the Handitran minibus service which provides door-to-door transportation for seniors and persons with disabilities.

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