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The Garden Club

13350 Southeast 26th Street, Bellevue, WA 98005

(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Garden Club provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.Conveniently located in Bellevue, we offer a friendly, quiet home in the shopping hub of the northwest. You'll love the convenience of being close to world-class shopping, healthcare and a peaceful home to...

Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue

15750 NE 15th St, Bellevue, WA 98008

(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue is in the town of Bellevue, King County, Washington, situated between Lake Washington to the east and Lake Sammamish to the west. It is a suburb of Seattle and gets its name from the French, meaning 'beautiful view.' Surrounded by mountain views, it is...

The Gardens at Town Square

933 111th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA 98004

(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to The Gardens at Town Square, an Era Living community. The Gardens offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care. Located in the heart of downtown Bellevue, The Gardens is just steps...

Sunrise of Bellevue

15928 Northeast 8th Street, Bellevue, WA 98008

(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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The Bellettini

1115 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004

(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Blaze Your Own Retirement at The Bellettini Retirement Community. With so many choices in dining, health and wellness, travel, social, and philanthropic opportunities, you will make yourself dizzy as you discover all the ways you can enjoy life. Live simply or scale up services as you wish. Work...

Holden of Bellevue (Opening Early 2022)

121 112th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Life at Holden of Bellevue starts with spacious, elegantly appointed, amenity-rich surroundings. Assisted Living and Memory care offers exceptional, personalized, and supportive care delivered by a dedicated staff that is onsite, 24-hours a day.Being part of a community of care and support,...

Patriots Glen Assisted Living & Memory Care

1640 148th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98007

(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Patriot's Glen, located in the Lake Hills neighborhood in south east Bellevue, is a comfortable, home-like community which offers creative and engaging life enrichment opportunities while providing exceptional care and support for each of our residents. Residents can choose from a variety of...

Pacifica Senior Living Lynnwood

18625 60th Avenue West, Lynnwood, WA 98037

(120 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Lynnwood is a community of assisted living and memory care cottages located just two miles east of Puget Sound, the ideal place to watch an amazing sunset or, if you are very fortunate, watch orcas playing just off shore. Marine life is abundant in the area, and you may...

Meridian at Stone Creek

1111 S 376th St., Milton, WA 98354

(104 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Why settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary? Escape to The Meridian at Stone Creek and discover luxurious senior living in Milton, Washington.Journey beyond the predictable and uninspiring. Visit The Meridian at Stone Creek and truly appreciate all the possibilities that await right...

Gig Harbor Court

3213 45th Street Court NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335

(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Gig Harbor Court, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home.Gig Harbor is located in the Pacific Northwest, and is surrounded by several parks, with a historic a waterfront as well as boutiques and fine dining, making...

Farrington Court

516 Kenosia Ave, Kent, WA 98030

(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Farrington Court is a 62+ Senior Community that offers comfortable, spacious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are very proud to be managed by Stellar Senior Living, who has set high standards for the retirement industry. Farrington Court offers a wide variety of...

Cascadian Place

3915 Colby Avenue, Everett, WA 98201

(59 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Cascadian Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.Located in the beautiful town of Everett, we'll be your island of comfort in the middle of lakes, rivers and the Pacific Coast. You'll enjoy the natural beauty of the region and the convenience of being...

Mountlake Terrace Plaza

23303 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located in downtown Mountlake Terrace just 20 minutes north of Seattle. Mountlake Terrace Plaza is known for delivering a service-enriched lifestyle and high-quality care within a warm, friendly community setting. Explore the area's large parks with walking paths and discover why...

Northgate Plaza

11030 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125

(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located in the heart of Northgate with easy access to I-5, Northgate Plaza offers high-quality care and an enriched senior living lifestyle within a familiar North Seattle neighborhood. The community is close to the Northgate Mall shops and restaurants as well as public parks, houses...

The Firs

426 Lilly Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506

(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Select apartments from $1,900* per month.The Firs is an ideal community for active seniors on the go located in the Washington state capital. Our stunning location sits right on the edge of a beautiful forest and borders the Chehalis-Western Trail yet within minutes of St. Peter's Hospital. We...

University House Issaquah

22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah, WA 98029

(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to University House Issaquah, an Era Living community. University House offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living and Assisted Living care. University House is nestled among the foothills of the beautiful Cascade...

Bridge Park

3204 SW Morgan St, Seattle, WA 98126

(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bridge Park provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.Situated on charmingly landscaped grounds in a peaceful corner of southwestern Seattle, you'll love the coziness of our community while enjoying the convenience of the nearby city. We're just minutes from...

Kenmore Senior Living

7221 NE 182nd St, Kenmore, WA 98028

(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Kenmore Senior Living has that Seattle Puget Sound charm that is known in the Pacific Northwest and our caring staff is ready to assist you or your loved one. Our senior living community in Kenmore, Washington has everything you could need in a senior living community. Our studio, 1, and...

Brookdale Foundation House

32290 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003

(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Exploring a Redefined IndependenceIt’s time to declare independence from chores, household maintenance and the stress that often comes from living at home. Instead, our independent living and assisted living seniors live a life full of interesting things to do and interesting people to do them...

Cogir of Mill Creek

14905 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Mill Creek, WA 98012

(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Cogir of Mill Creek Senior Living, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home.Cogir of Mill Creek is a beautiful assisted living and independent living community located between Mill Creek Nature Reserve and Mill Creek...

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Cost of independent living in Bellevue, WA

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
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  • $3,832
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    Renton, WA
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    Bellevue, WA
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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 Bellevue, WA


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

Cost of Independent Living in Bellevue, WA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Bellevue is about $2,825 in the city proper, and $3,044 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Washington is around $2,570.

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

Learn More About Bellevue, WA


Cost of Living


Located just outside Seattle, Bellevue is a high-end neighborhood with high property values to match. The average cost of living in Bellevue is rated 132 points above the national average. The grocery index is much more affordable however as it is equal to the national average. All index scores are based on a scale which has the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
232 100 $2,039 18.7% spend over 30% of their income on rent $667,328 $105,402 The top estate tax rate is 20% with an exemption threshold of $2.193 million.



Local Hospitals


There is one general hospital in the city that provides emergency care and other medical services. The top hospitals that service the Bellevue area include:

  • Providence St. Mary Medical Center – A non-profit short term acute care community located in Walla Walla, WA. The community has 128 available beds and offers home care, hemodialysis, and emergency services.
  • Overlake Medical Center – Located in Bellevue, this nonprofit community offers short term acute care. Overlake provides care to 300 staffed beds.
  • Multicare Valley Hospital – A 123 bed community that offers short term acute care and level III trauma care. The community offers hemodialysis, arthroscopy, and physical therapy services.



Weather and Climate


The city of Bellevue has a warm-summer Mediterranean type of climate. Much like nearby Seattle, the city experiences lots of rain especially during the winter when it may rain multiple times a day for weeks on end. The summers are beautiful with lots of sun and cool pacific breezes. On average, the humidity level for Bellevue is roughly 49%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at roughly 60%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
67°F 79°F (July) 54°F (July) 43°F 52°F (February) 36°F (January)


Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
53 (Moderate) 94 in the month of December (Moderate)

The average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Natural Disasters
3” 7” (November) 5” Earthquakes (high), and floods



Demographics and Values


2016 Presidential Election for King County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
69.85% 21.04% 9.12%


Population Statistics

Population city proper Population density Population trend
144,444 1,666 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 1.48%



Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
38 25% 9% 6% 4%


Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
10% 66% 29%


Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
35.4% 2.8% 6.9% 0.3% 0.3% 49.8% 4.8%



Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
4,319 29 1



Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 66% 8% 7% 5% 5%

Bellevue is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.


Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation


Located just outside of Seattle, Bellevue offers plenty of cultural opportunities at a suburban speed. For many living in Bellevue, the center of the arts and culture scene is the Bellevue Arts Museum. For outdoor recreation there is the Bellevue Downtown Park which is a 21 acre park that has a 240 foot waterfall and hosts the annual Fourth of July fireworks display. The Bellevue Botanical Gardens have more than 50 acres of Pacific Northwest flora and includes a decorative rock garden and a seasonal Dahlia display. The Mercer Slough Nature Park is a large park within the city that has an onsite blueberry farm and the Winters House visitor Center which is housed in a mansion that was built in 1929. The Bellevue Collection is three different but connected shopping areas in the Bellevue downtown district. These shopping areas provide a dense concentration of shopping and dining.


Both Sound Transit and Metro Transit operate bus routes in and around Bellevue. Sound Transit Express Bus Route 550 provides daily airport service to and from the Bellevue Transit Center. There are plans in place to connect Bellevue to the city of Seattle with the expansion of the Link Light Rail.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Washington

Murano Senior Living, Holden Southcenter (NOW OPEN) and Affinity at Covington are the top rated independent living facilities near Bellevue, Washington. See full list of communities.

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