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The Hampton at Meadows Place

11919 W Airport Blvd, Meadows Place, TX 77477

4.2
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Hampton a Solvere Senior Living is an affordable 5 star Resort Type Assisted Living and Memory Care Community. It sits on 17 acres of property near Stafford and Sugarland with ample parking and loads of green space, flower gardens, swimming pool designed for aqua exercise, outdoor seating,...

Brookdale Clear Lake

780 West Bay Area Boulevard, Webster, TX 77598

4.4
(73 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, our independent living community might be the perfect fit for you. Because when it comes to chores, less is more—more time for you to do what you want to do.So how do you want to spend your days? Here are just a few of the fun things...

Elmcroft of Rivershire

450 North Rivershire Drive, Conroe, TX 77304

4.3
(74 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...

Atria Westchase

11424 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77082

4.5
(68 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Westchase blends a busy social scene with the comforts of southern hospitality. Participate in educational and cultural activities or relax and enjoy amenities like our cozy living room with large fireplace, reading center and computer room. Our convenient location adds to the appeal of...

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Tarrytowne Estates

1815 Enclave Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077

4.5
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Recently remodeled with beautiful grounds! Just the perfect amount of people where we can be one giant family.

The Heritage Tomball Senior Living

1221 Graham Drive, Tomball, TX 77375

3.7
(81 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Heritage Tomball is a unique retirement community with a compassionate staff and customizable care - offering independent living, assisted living as well as respite and hospice care. For those who value their independence but seek help with some of life's responsibilities, The Heritage...

Brookdale First Colony

16900 Lexington Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77479

4.4
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When it comes to chores, less is more.If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, our independent living community in Houston might be the perfect fit for you. Because when it comes to chores, less is more—more time for you to do what you want to do.Start your day with a swim in...

Reunion Court of Kingwood

929 Rockmead Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339

4.1
(68 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Reunion Court of Kingwood is a unique, pet-friendly community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care services. We are located in the Kingwood, Texas area, and we have many options for shopping, dining, entertainment and medical care with minutes of our community.We offer a...

The Village at Woodlands Waterway

2323 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380

4.1
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Village at The Woodlands Waterway blends scenic waterfront living with convenient access to shopping and dining. Residents enjoy quality amenities and personal service, including fine restaurant-style dining, social activities, and superb medical assistance.At The Village, residents can...

Rosemont

6450 Kings Parkway, Humble, TX 77346

4.2
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Strike a winning combination of comfort and convenience at Rosemont. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Humble, Texas offers a relaxed atmosphere of warmth and caring that promotes companionship among residents and staff. Enjoy the freedom of Assisted Living — freedom from the...

Heritage Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care

903 Longmire Rd, Conroe, TX 77304

4.4
(59 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Write a new chapter at Heritage Oaks, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Conroe, Texas. Our rustic decor is inspired by Tuscan aesthetic and creates a warm and inviting atmosphere for our residents to relax and enjoy their lives. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents...

Cypress Woods

2755 Chestnut Ridge Road, Kingwood, TX 77339

4.2
(59 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Cypress Woods provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in picturesque grounds and surrounded by trees, you'll love the graceful elegance of our facilities while enjoying all the conveniences of the nearby community. We're close to shopping, healthcare,...

Greatwood

7001 Riverbrook Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479

4.0
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in Eastern Fort Bend County 20 miles southwest of Houston, Greatwood Retirement and Assisted Living Community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to expansive parkland, numerous golf courses and the acclaimed Museum of Southern History, this peaceful and...

Harvest Home & Inwood Crossing

520 Baker Drive, Tomball, TX 77375

3.6
(66 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Harvest Home is an assisted living community offering long-term care. Our mission is to provide the highest quality care possible, while improving each resident's quality of life in a friendly, safe, and comfortable environment. Harvest Home is where your loved one will find a comfortable and...

Orchard Park at Victory Lakes

2760 W Walker Street, League City, TX 77573

4.0
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Orchard Park Victory Lakes is an assisted living community located in League City, Texas in the county of Galveston. For seniors that enjoy water activities, like boating or fishing, Galveston Bay is only about 6 miles from the Orchard Park Victory Lakes community. Because Texas weather is...

Watercrest at Katy

200 S Katy Fort Bend Rd, Katy, TX 77494

4.5
(52 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

ENJOY, EMBRACE AND EXPERIENCE for yourself the warm hospitality, value, and high quality that await you at Watercrest at Katy. We are Katy's newest 55+ retirement community for active adults. Watercrest at Katy is a distinctive, independent living community developed to offer a lifestyle that...

The Wellington at Conroe

500 River Pointe Drive, Conroe, TX 77304

4.2
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Find a new you at The Wellington at Conroe, offering Independent Living and Assisted Living services in Conroe, Texas. Our community invites residents to appreciate the benefit of living in a community that puts you first. Residents choose from a number of floor plans, all of which strike the...

Brookdale Shadowlake

2835 Shadowbriar Drive, Houston, TX 77077

4.0
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When you need the right care at the right time, we’re here for you and your family.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. With...

Morada Deer Park

201 McDermott St, Deer Park, TX 77536

4.5
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Let your search for quality Independent Living lead to Morada Deer Park. Our community offers residents the privacy and freedom to live the way they choose in a rich, warm environment that fosters companionship. Residents can say goodbye to home maintenance and housework while enjoying a relaxed...

Atria Cinco Ranch

24001 Cinco Village Center Blvd, Katy, TX 77494

4.7
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in the charming town of Katy, Atria Cinco Ranch is a senior living community where older people can live more independently, with discreet support from a caring, 24-hour staff. In addition to assisted living services, Atria offers Life Guidance memory care for individuals living with...

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Cost of independent living in Houston, 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
  • $3,250
    National
  • $2,798
    State
  • $3,059
    Houston, TX
  • $2,716
    Katy, TX
  • $2,745
    Friendswood, TX
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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 Houston, TX

When it comes to senior living, Houston has a number of options for seniors who desire independence in their retirement. One such option is independent living which may also be referred to as retirement communities or 55+ communities in Houston, Texas. These communities offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers. When searching for independent senior living, Houston, Texas is a great choice for you or your loved one.

Learn More About Houston, TX

Cost of Living

The location in which a community is located could have a big effect on the overall cost. The overall cost of living in Houston is cheaper than in most major U.S. cities. The cost-of-living index rating is 5 points higher than the national average of 100. This rating is particularly low for a high density city, making Houston one of the most affordable cities in Texas. The city also has a low grocery cost index which reflects the cost of groceries and produce based on a national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Rent burden Median rent Median home value
105 93 17.2% $1,063 $148,025

Local Hospitals

Proximity to high quality medical communities is a common factor in many seniors’ choices when deciding on where to live. As the largest city in Texas, Houston is home to many world-renowned hospitals and medical centers, such as:

Weather and Climate

A region’s climate can have a great effect on the health, mood, and well-being of those who live there. Houston’s climate is considered humid subtropical — mostly hot and humid in the summer with occasional cool nights in the winter.

Seasonal Temperatures

Summer average Summer low Summer high Winter average Winter low Winter high
82°F 75°F 90°F 54°F 45°F 62°F

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
30 (good) 51 in winter months (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.

Yearly Rainfall Yearly Snowfal
49.8” <1”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results

Voted Republican Voted Democrat Voted Third Party or abstained
52.23% 43.24% 4.54%

Population

Population Population density
6,997,384 3,662 people per square mile

Age Range

Median Age 50-59 60-69 70-79 80+
33 11% 9% 4% 3%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or not specified
7% 22% 45% <1% <1% 24% 2% <1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Some of Houston’s most popular attractions include:

  • Arts – Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra
  • Bayport Cruise Terminal – Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe
  • Museum District – The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center – An enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation

Sports

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra. Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe. The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary. Cockrell Butterfly Center is an enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation. Houston is a great place for sports fans. No matter your favorite sport, you can find a team to root for. The city of Houston is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Houston Astros (MLB), the Houston Texans (NFL), the Houston Sabercats (Rugby), the Houston Rockets (NBA), the Houston Dynamo (MLS), the Houston Dash (women’s soccer).

Transportation

Houston has several varieties of public transportation for getting around the city. Operated by Houston’s METRO, a convenient light rail system travels through many of the city’s neighborhoods. The METRO bus system is extensive and operates over a wide range of hours throughout the day.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Texas

Cottage Grove Living, Brazos Towers and The Abbey at Westminster Plaza Independent Living are the top rated independent living facilities near Houston, Texas. See full list of communities.

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