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The Devonshire

2220 Executive Dr, Hampton, VA 23666

(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Commonwealth Senior Living at Hampton

1030 Topping Ln, Hampton, VA 23666

(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Commonwealth Assisted Living at Hampton, you'll find a welcoming, modern senior community located just minutes from everything there is to do in Hampton, Virginia. We're close to Hampton Town Center, which means restaurants and shops are only a few minutes away and also near Sentara Careplex...

The Hidenwood Community

50 Wellesley Dr, Newport News, VA 23606

(175 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Hidenwood Community, located in Newport News, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing...

The Waterford at Virginia Beach

5417 Wesleyan Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

(72 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome Home to The Waterford at Virginia Beach! We offer more than just a place to live, with our warm atmosphere and our caring staff, you will become part of our family. We offer multiple choice of meals to suite your culinary taste. Like to go to the theater? So do we, our bus can take you,...

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Atria Virginia Beach

1628 Old Donation Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23454

(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in the heart of Virginia Beach—one of America's premier resort towns—Atria Virginia Beach is a welcoming community with all the comforts of home. Stay active through a diverse social calendar that includes exercise classes, book discussions and educational seminars. Atria Virginia Beach...

Chesapeake Place Senior Living

1508 Volvo Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320

(60 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

At Chesapeake Place Senior Living, we deliver the highest quality care and an engaging, joyful lifestyle every day. Whether you are seeking Assisted Living, Memory Care, or Respite Care for yourself or your loved one, we are ready to meet you on your life’s journey. With an incredible team of...

Lighthouse Pointe

933 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322

(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Lighthouse Pointe provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in the beautiful and historic town of Chesapeake, Lighthouse Pointe offers you quality and comfort along the Atlantic coast. We're close to fine dining, wonderful shopping, excellent healthcare...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Williamsburg

236 Commons Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185

(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Say goodbye to lawn care, painting, and repair projects, and say hello to engaging activities and social opportunities, chef-prepared meals, scheduled transportation, home services and more.Say hello to Williamsburg's best-appointed senior apartments—ranging from 703 to over 1,200 square feet.At...

Bay Lake Community

4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Bay Lake Community, located in Virginia Beach, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional...

The Gardens of Virginia Beach

5620 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Gardens of Virginia Beach provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A Short Stay Program for seniors who need short-term care may also be...

First Colonial Inn

845 First Colonial Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

As a resident of First Colonial Inn, you can take advantage of the refreshing outdoor campus by joining the gardening club, bird watching, or perfecting your putting on the private green. Take an afternoon stroll or just relax with a good friend on the terrace. Indoors the energy is contagious,...

Harmony at Independence

2077 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23453

(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Harmony at IndependenceIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Virginia Beach, Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services...

Commonwealth Senior Living at King's Grant House

440 North Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at King's Grant House is an assisted living community located in gorgeous Virginia Beach, Virginia. Our community is surrounded by tall trees and flowers along the streets. We are in a residential area and are proud to be a part of our cozy neighborhood. Virginia Beach...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor

651 River Walk Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320

(34 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor - Located in the refined and beautiful River Walk community of Chesapeake, Georgian Manor is situated within 10 miles of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, and its many adjacent medical offices. Georgian Manor is also convenient to the Battlefield...

Colonial Harbor

2405 Fort Eustis Blvd, Yorktown, VA 23692

(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Colonial Harbor provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.Located in the heart of Hampton Roads, you'll enjoy our mild weather and all the fascinating destinations the surrounding region offers. We're right down the road from Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown, and...

Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg

3800 Treyburn Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185

(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

You’ll have enough room for a garden and a garden party.With more than a dozen floor plans to chose from, including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom options, you’ll be able to find just the right pet-friendly apartment or cottage. Whether you’re looking for independent living, assisted living...

Charter Senior Living of Newport News

655 Denbigh Blvd, Newport News, VA 23608

(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Independence and Peace of Mind are important to us and encouraged by Morningside's features and services. Morningside's Levels of Care Program ensures that residents receive the care they need and pay only for the services they require. This allows residents to remain within the community as...

Greenfield Senior Living of Williamsburg

251 Patriot Lane, Williamsburg, VA 23185

(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Dear Friends: Greenfield Senior Living's mission has long been to transform the senior living experience. When we began some ten years ago, we believed assisted living was something more than just providing a place for seniors to live. We created a place where choice and the experience of...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House

7657 Meredith Dr, Gloucester, VA 23061

(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House is located at 7657 Meredith Drive in Gloucester, Virginia. It is situated near the historic courthouse in downtown Gloucester, where residents can enjoy an assisted living community in a family like environment. The primary goal of Gloucester House...

Verena at The Reserve

121 Reserve Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185

(19 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Minutes from Colonial Williamsburg – named the best place to retire – you will find Verena at the Reserve. This vibrant, independent living community is designed with the active senior in mind.Our tree-filled Virginia campus is home to a close-knit community of residents, families, and staff. The...

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Cost of independent living in Hampton, VA

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
  • $3,500
  • $3,371
    Hampton, VA
  • $2,456
    Franklin, VA
  • $3,300
    Fort Monroe, VA
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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 Hampton, VA

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

Cost of Independent Living in Hampton, VA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Hampton is about $2,399 in the city proper, and $2,765 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for independent living in the state of Virginia is $2,540.

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

Learn More About Hampton, VA

Cost of Living

This coastal city, located on the southeastern side of the Virginia Peninsula, has a slightly lower cost of living than the U.S. average. Hampton has been considered one of the most affordable cities to rent within the state of Virginia. 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 93 $1,256 22.0% spend over 30% of their income on rent $186,334 $52,021 None

Local Hospitals

Hospitals in the Hampton, VA area receive recognition for their high quality of care. The following rank among the best in the area:

  • Inova Loudoun Hospital – This 155-bed facility has a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services. The hospital is well-known for stroke care, and is home to the county’s only designated trauma center.
  • Inova Fairfax Medical Campus – This flagship location holds 923 beds. The large campus encompasses the Inova Schar Cancer Institute, the Inova Neurosciences Institute, and the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute – all award-winning facilities.

Weather and Climate

The climate of Hampton, VA is considered humid subtropical. Residents can expect hot summers and mild winters. On average, the humidity level for Laurel is about 72%. This number usually peaks in August, at around 79% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
78°F 88°F (July) 67°F (July) 43°F 52°F (January) 32°F (February)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
35 (Good) 47 in June (Good)


Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
7” 16” (October) 5”

Demographics and Values

Hampton, VA leans strongly liberal politically. A majority of citizens voted for Democratic candidates in the last five presidential elections. Economically, industries like manufacturing, aerospace engineering, homeland defense, and healthcare employ many Hampton residents. Unitech, The Roofing Company, and Taylor Entreprises stand out as leading companies in the area. Hampton Rubber Company, an industrial manufacturer with headquarters in the city, also makes this list.

The largest population within Hampton, VA is the Black community. This leads to increased representation in the business sector and in many other facets of the city. Buy Black Hampton Roads, a database that promotes Black businesses in the area, estimates that Hampton boasts more than 150 Black-owned restaurants and retailers. Black Brand, Hampton’s Black Chamber of Commerce, uplifts these businesses and their owners, hosting events and granting financial support to members. Similarly, Urban League of Hampton Roads aims to support the Black community through four core focuses: education, employment, health and wellness, and housing.

Hampton also spotlights its Black history. Residents and visitors can tour the Aberdeen Gardens Historic Museum, which showcases the historic, New Deal housing model and pioneering, modern Black communities. Emancipation Oak, located near the entrance of Hampton University, marks the site of the first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation. Nearby, the Hampton University Museum claims the title of oldest African American museum in the nation. It houses more than 9,000 culturally significant artifacts and works of art.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Hampton County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
66.3% 28.8% 4.9%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
1,674,498 134,669 1,011 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of 0.20% since 2010


Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
36 27% 11% 6% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
28% 26% 10%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.6% 50.2% 5.6% 0.5% 0.1% 38.6% 3.4%


Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
1,038 33 3


Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
8% 65% 14% 15% 7% 18%

Hampton is not considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the LGBTQ+ community may face discrimination in certain parts of the city. In spite of this general attitude, some sites in the city act as a beacon of support. For example, the LGBT Life Center provides affirming medical care and mental health services, as well as hosts fun events. LGBTQ+ Christians can find community at New Life Metropolitan Community Church, which welcomes both LGBTQ+ members and clergy.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Beach loungers will love Hampton, VA, with the option to soak up the sun at Buckroe Beach & Park, Grandview Nature Preserve, Outlook Beach, Salt Ponds Beach, or Fort Monroe Beach. Beaches may offer saltwater fishing, while freshwater is available at Sandy Bottom Nature Park and Armistead Pointe Park. Visitors can observe natural beauty and learn about maritime history at Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, Thimble Shoal Light, or Buckroe Beach Lighthouse, all prominent landmarks and tourist attractions.

On a day off from the beach, residents can mosey to Hampton History Museum, where exhibits range from the history of sailing to a NASA installation. The Virginia Air & Space Museum invites visitors to “be the astronaut,” with simulations that take them on a space-like journey. Seniors qualify for reduced or free tickets at these institutions.


Hampton Roads Transit serves more than 22 million passengers annually. There are 20 regular routes that run across the city of Hampton, including to popular destinations like Downtown Hampton, the Buckroe Shopping Center, and Thomas Nelson Community College. The transit service also conducts rides to towns near Hampton, VA, such as Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake. In addition, the city has light rail and a ferry route. The paratransit service, which residents must apply for, services disabled people with direct-to-destination rides. Seniors, Medicare cardholders, and those with disabilities pay reduced fares for many services.

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Acclaim at East Beach (Now Open), Bickford of Suffolk and Spring Arbor of Williamsburg are the top rated independent living facilities near Hampton, Virginia. See full list of communities.

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