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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 288 Independent Living communities in Newport News and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Independent Living near Newport News, Virginia

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The Hidenwood Community

50 Wellesley Dr, Newport News, VA 23606

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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...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Hampton

1030 Topping Ln, Hampton, VA 23666

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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...

Warwick Forest

1004 Old Denbigh Blvd, Newport News, VA 23602

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Here at Warwick Forest, we're more than fancy buildings and first class amenities. Of course, we have all the things you would expect from an award-winning CCRC, but what may surprise you is how comfortable you feel from the moment you arrive.Our community is relaxed and always eager to welcome a...

The Devonshire

2220 Executive Dr, Hampton, VA 23666

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Colonial Harbor

2405 Fort Eustis Boulevard, Yorktown, VA 23692

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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,...

The Chamberlin

2 Fenwick Rd, Hampton, VA 23651

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Welcome to Hampton Virginia's premiere 55+ plus waterfront senior living rental community, The Chamberlin. This beautifully restored waterfront community is located on historic Fort Monroe and features no entrance fees and a convenient 12-month lease. Your new apartment home will offer you the...

Colonial Manor

8679 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Welcome to Colonial Manor at Williamsburg, a residential community where seniors can live life to its fullest. Enjoy your new lifestyle in a secure, intimate setting that creates a sense of close family and friends where maintenance and other cares are handled for you. And, where virtually all...

Harmony at Harbour View

5871 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk, VA 23435

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

Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine

7211 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23505

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Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine, established in 1896, is a licensed assisted living community located in The Words Corner area of Norfolk. Living at Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine is very much like renting a home anywhere and does not require a long term financial...

Talbot Park on Granby

6311 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505

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At The Talbot on Granby senior community, we offer luxury accommodations and amenities for the discerning senior, along with multiple services. Our beautiful courtyard and swimming pool allow our residents to fully appreciate Norfolk's pleasant summers and echo the town's seafaring spirit. The...

Sunstone Apartments

4600 Peek Trail, Chesapeake, VA 23321

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Sunstone Apartments is a vibrant apartment community serving active, independent adults 55 years of age and above. Conveniently located in Chesapeake, near shopping, dining and entertainment. We offer large one bedroom/one bath and two bedroom/two bath apartments with great amenities.

Commonwealth Senior Living at Williamsburg

236 Commons Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185

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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...

Acclaim at East Beach (Opening Summer 2021)

4801 Pretty Lake Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518

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Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg

3800 Treyburn Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23188

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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...

Verena at The Reserve

121 Reserve Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185

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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...

First Choice Assisted Living LLC

1012 George Washington Hwy N, Chesapeake, VA 23323

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Patriots Colony at Williamsburg

6000 Patriots Colony Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23188

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Patriots Colony's Health Care services are open to the public for direct admission. In other words, there is no "career eligibility criteria" for assisted living, memory care or skilled nursing care as there is for independent living.All Patriots Colony residents have guaranteed priority access...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House

7657 Meredith Dr, Gloucester, VA 23061

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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...

Bay Lake Community

4225 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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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...

Overture Virginia Beach 62+ Apartment Homes

3317 Ocean Shore Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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Located along the beautiful sandy shores of Virginia Beach, Overture Virginia Beach 62+ Apartment Homes is a perfect location. Whether you’re a shopper, golfer, adventurer, food connoisseur, or just like to relax and enjoy the view, Overture is sure to satisfy your every whim. We are conveniently...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Newport News, VA

Welcome to Newport News! Located in coastal Virginia, Newport News is the state’s fifth most populated city. Both residents and visitors appreciate the city’s historical charm, lush nature, and wide array of local events and festivals.

Independent living facilities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Newport News, VA 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 [City] retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Newport News, VA

In 2019, the median monthly cost of independent living in Newport News was about $4,300 and around $2,500 in the state of Virginia.


Learn More About Newport News, VA

Cost of Living

Newport News has a low cost of living, ranking below the national average. Seniors can expect to pay significantly less for health care and insurance, while entertainment expenses are slightly pricier.

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 twice the national average while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceryClothing887881968484

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64Median income age 65+Median household incomeAverage individual incomeMedian employee salaryAverage property taxOne-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate$58,298 per year$42,152 per year$50,112 per year$25,539 per year$42,772 per year$2,281 per year$939 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Newport News include Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, Riverside Regional Medical Center, and Riverside Doctors’ Hospital of Williamsburg.

Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital

  • Facility type: Short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: Joint replacement, spine surgery, wound care

Riverside Regional Medical Center

  • Facility type: Short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: Cardiac rehab, sleep studies, robotic surgery

Riverside Doctors’ Hospital of Williamsburg

  • Facility type: Short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 30+
  • Specialties: Physical therapy, hemodialysis, magnetic resonance imaging

Weather and Climate

Newport News’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, forecasting hot summers and mild winters. The average humidity is 74%. August is the most humid month, with 83% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum39°F47°F32°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum79°F85°F72°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 68

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: 47.89″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median agePercent of population over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size35.112.4%181,7102,6422.5

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.2%3.2%40.9%8.8%0.2%5.1%43.4%

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 Newport News: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 28/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Newport News

DemocraticRepublicanOther59.9%34.6%5.6%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Newport News surrounds residents with gorgeous nature and waterside attractions. The Noland Trail and Newport News Park presents ideal scenery for hikers, cyclists, and bird watchers, with ample views of wildlife. Fishers, swimmers, and sunbathers can relax at Huntington Beach, a beloved locale for watching the sunset. Nearby, observe 45 colorful varieties of roses at the Huntington Park rose garden, or play a match on the park’s 20 well-maintained tennis courts.

Museum lovers will find plenty of cultural and historical options. The Mariners’ Museum and Park hosts more than 35,000 maritime artifacts, with some dating back to the Civil War. Similarly, the Virginia War Museum displays tanks, artilleries, and weaponry, making it a prime destination for history buffs. The Virginia Living Museum features diverse species, including turtles, moon jellies, red wolves, and otters. For seniors interested in art, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center rotates exhibitions and provides hands-on opportunities for visitors to make their own creative, visually appealing pieces.

Transportation

Public transportation in Newport News is managed by Hampton Roads Transit. The service maintains more than 20 regular bus routes, a daily light rail, and the Elizabeth River Ferry. A paratransit service offers more direct and convenient rides for seniors or those with disabilities. Adults 65 and older receive discounted fares.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Virginia

There are 20 independent living facilities near Newport News, Virginia. See the full list.

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