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Atria Willow Park

3500 South Vine Avenue, Tyler, TX 75701

4.5
(66 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Willow Park is conveniently located in the heart of Tyler, minutes from popular restaurants and shopping areas. Residents enjoy a three-acre park with an outdoor kitchen, putting green, fountain and walking trail, and plenty of space for the concerts and other outdoor events. Transportation...

Rosewood Estates

506 Rice Road, Tyler, TX 75703

4.4
(59 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Rosewood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on beautifully landscaped grounds with mature trees and winding pathways in a quiet, residential neighborhood, you'll enjoy our elegant facilities and the convenience of being close to all life's...

Garden Estates of Tyler

2055 W. Grande Boulevard, Tyler, TX 75703

4.3
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Garden Estates of Tyler has been serving seniors for over twenty years. Our tenured staff are passionate about resident care and dignity. We have been voted 2018 Best Assisted Living by senioradvisor.com. To see for yourself, visit our Facebook page for a snapshot of our residents in action. ...

Azalea Trails Assisted Living and Memory Care

5550 Old Jacksonville Hwy, Tyler, TX 75703

4.7
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Enjoy thoughtful amenities and kindhearted care at The Waterford at West Bend in charming West Bend, WI, known for its numerous historic sites and countless recreation options. We offer a relaxed atmosphere of warmth and caring that promotes companionship among residents and staff. Built along...

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Brookdale Tyler East

3505 University Boulevard, Tyler, TX 75701

4.3
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The assisted living lifestyle at our community provides a safe, carefree setting for you to live your redefined independence without the inconvenient burdens of home ownership. Indeed, our apartment-style community offers all the conveniences of home without any of the work. Our assisted living...

Atria Copeland

5317 New Copeland Road, Tyler, TX 75703

4.1
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Atria Copeland, you'll enjoy the perfect blend of hospitality, independence, and exceptional service. This gated community has a grand front entrance with a fountain, landscaped courtyards and beautiful gardens. Enjoy walking the grounds and chatting with your neighbors. Atria Copeland is...

The Hamptons at Greenridge Independent Living

4200 Old Omen Rd, Tyler, TX 75707

4.5
(11 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Hamptons at Greenridge Independent Living is part of a senior living campus that includes independent living, assisted living and memory care. The three-story independent apartment building has 126 apartments and a 6000 square foot clubhouse with large dining room, fitness center, library,...

The Hamptons at Pineforest

4250 Old Omen Rd, Tyler, TX 75707

2.8
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Meadow Lake Retirement Community

16044 Country Road 165, Tyler, TX 75703

4.5
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Reunion Inn Assisted Living

1515 Rice Rd, Tyler, TX 75703

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Waterton Inn Assisted Living

2885 Shiloh Road, Tyler, TX 75703

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Colonial Village Retirement

2910 North Eastman Road, Longview, TX 75605

4.6
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Built on beautifully landscaped grounds with mature trees and winding pathways in a quiet, residential neighborhood, you'll enjoy our elegant facilities and the convenience of being close to all life's necessities. We're situated near shopping, healthcare, and many wonderful and unique local...

Brookdale Longview

2920 North Eastman Road, Longview, TX 75605

3.8
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Retirement is the time to live purposefully and re-ignite some of those passions that got left by the wayside throughout the years. Our community, offers assisted living, where you can stay wonderfully independent and active while receiving the daily personal assistance you need. And you always...

Heartis Longview

1408 Lago Trail, Longview, TX 75604

4.4
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Heartis Longview, we are committed to providing a stimulating and nurturing environment — filled with warmth, comfort and care — that improves quality of life and allows our residents to flourish. As a leader in assisted living and memory care, you can count on Heartis Longview...

Dogwood Trails Assisted Living and Memory Care

1625 W Spring St, Palestine, TX 75803

4.9
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Get on the fast track to a relaxing life filled with friends and fun at Dogwood Trails, where our goal is to provide an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating for all residents. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Palestine, Texas, is tucked...

Wesley House of Lindale

13923 FM 2710, Lindale, TX 75771

3.4
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Wesley House Assisted Living was built in 2011 and was purchased by Wesley Partners, in 20212. Wesley Partners is a family-owned company that has been in the healthcare business for 42 years and is proud to provide alternative living options to people who are unable to, or no longer want to live...

Parkview on Hollybrook Independent Living

603 Hollybrook Dr, Longview, TX 75605

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Parkview on Hollybrook is set on twenty wooded acres, within one mile of Longview Regional Medical Center. This newly built community offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care, with beautiful finishes in great floor plans that are very appealing.Parkview on Hollybrook Independent...

Arabella of Longview

1155 E Hawkins Pkwy, Longview, TX 75605

4.3
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Arabella of Longview, we offer a perfect blend of living options: Retirement Homes/cottages and apartments for independent living as well as assisted living and memory care all come together in this one-of-a-kind master planned retirement community. We pride ourselves on top-tier service and...

Brookdale Palestine

101 Trinity Court, Palestine, TX 75801

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Sustaining social relationships and friendships is an integral part of aging well and living well. In our community, located in Palestine, Texas, you can connect with others who share similar interests so you can enjoy a vibrant life. Jump into a busy social calendar and a life of independence...

Parkview on Hollybrook

601 Hollybrook Drive, Longview, TX 75605

4.5
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Parkview on Hollybrook is set on twenty wooded acres, within one mile of Longview Regional Medical Center. This newly built community offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care, with beautiful finishes in great floor plans that are very appealing. Parkview on Hollybrook...

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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
Complete guide to independent living

Learn More About Independent Living in Tyler, TX

If you’ve got a green thumb, then hitch a ride to Tyler, Texas, the city famous for its roses. Known as “The Rose Capital of America,” the city has a long history of rose cultivation and is even home to the largest rose garden in the United States.

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

Cost of Independent Living in Tyler, TX

The median monthly cost of independent living in Tyler is about $3,300 according to Genworth. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Texas is around $3,750.

Learn More About Tyler, TX

Cost of Living

Tyler enjoys a relatively low cost of living and has plenty of options for affordable housing, making the city a great choice for senior living.

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
82 78 83 82 83 86

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
$60,346 per year $39,605 per year $45,995 per year $27,066 per year $40,830 per year $3,077 per year $696 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Tyler include:

UT Health East Texas Rehabilitation Center

  • Facility type: rehabilitation
  • Bed count: 50+
  • Specialties: hemodialysis, home care, cardiac rehab, fitness

Christus Mother Frances Hospital

  • Facility type: faith-based acute care
  • Bed count: 440+
  • Specialties: cancer care, cardiovascular care, surgical services

Baylor Scott & White Texas Spine & Joint Hospital

  • Facility type: specialty acute care
  • Bed count: 40+
  • Specialties: back and neck, pain management, radiology

Weather and Climate

Tyler has a humid subtropical climate, which means that the city experiences hot and muggy summers, mild winters, and above average precipitation throughout the year. The average humidity level is 65%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 68%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
47.5°F 57.2°F 37.7°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
83.4°F 93.6°F 73.1°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 71

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: 45.3”

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
33.9 15.3% 103,773 1,842 per square mile 2.5

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)
0.3% 2.6% 24.5% 21.7% 0.2% 1.9% 49.4%

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 Dallas: 24/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Smith County

Democratic Republican Other
26.6% 70.5% 2.9%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Tyler is known as “The City of Roses” due to the city’s long history of cultivating its namesake flower. The city is also home to the sprawling 14.5 acre Tyler Municipal Rose Garden – the largest rose garden in the United States. To celebrate the flower’s place in the city’s history, Tyler hosts the annual Texas Rose Festival, which features live music and floral displays. The city also runs the Tyler Rose Museum, which tracks the history of the festival and the town’s role in the rose industry. After stopping to smell the roses, you can easily visit other nearby locales for a change of pace. Tyler is located almost directly between Dallas and Shreveport, so whether you’d prefer the pace of Texas’s third-largest city or Louisiana’s classic Southern charm, you can take your pick for a fun day trip.

Transportation

Tyler Transit operates fixed-route bus services throughout the city, while GoBus operates bus services throughout greater Smith County.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Texas

Angelina House, Parkview on Hollybrook Independent Living and Harrison House are the top rated independent living facilities near Tyler, Texas. See full list of communities.

There are 35 independent living facilities near Tyler, Texas. See the full list.

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