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Bridge Park

3204 SW Morgan St, Seattle, WA 98126

3.9
(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...

Queen Anne Manor

100 Crockett St, Seattle, WA 98109

4.3
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Queen Anne Manor Senior Living, one of the most beautiful and historic buildings in the Queen Anne neighborhood. You’ll find Queen Anne Manor located in the upscale upper Queen Anne neighborhood 1 block from Queen Anne Drive with convenient shopping and dining.VIBRANT LIFEQueen Anne...

Cogir of Queen Anne

805 4th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

4.5
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Queen Anne Retirement Community, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home.Queen Anne Retirement Community offers luxurious independent living and assisted living, with stunning surroundings, amazing amenities, and...

Ida Culver House Broadview

12505 Greenwood Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98133

4.0
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Ida Culver House Broadview, an Era Living community. Ida Culver House offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Secured Memory Care.Located in the Seattle neighborhood of Greenwood, Ida Culver...

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Brookdale West Seattle

4611 35th Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98126

4.2
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At our retirement community offering independent and assisted living options for seniors, we’re here to help you seize your new opportunities and make the most of them. For independent living residents, it might mean trading in the chores of home and yard maintenance for time to pursue a...

Brookdale Admiral Heights

2326 California Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98116

4.5
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Premium Senior Living in the Vibrant Heart of SeattleThere are a lot of senior living options in the Seattle area. But not many of them look like this. Not many of them feel like this either, as our residents enjoy a resort-style life, exploring creative pursuits, enjoying entertainment options...

University House Wallingford

4400 Stone Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

4.5
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to University House Wallingford, 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 in the heart of Wallingford, just steps from...

Daystar Retirement Village

2615 Southwest Barton Street, Seattle, WA 98126

4.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

There is nothing so dear as family. The Daystar family tree started with the owners and has branched out through the years. Celebrating over 25 Years in West Seattle, we've shared and helped improve the lives of more than 2,500 families! That's a lot of folks that have called Daystar home! At...

Providence Mount St. Vincent Assisted Living Apartments

4831 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

About The MountThe Mount is a vibrant and innovative living care community in West Seattle for older adults that celebrates life, living, and individual capability. As a resident or patient, you will be treated with dignity and respect and empowered to work hand in hand with us to develop a plan...

Mirabella

116 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

4.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

MirabellaMirabella Seattle is a premium-quality assisted living community in the Cascade region of Seattle, King County, Washington. We enjoy an oceanic temperate marine climate with loads of rain from autumn through spring, minimal snow, and warm Mediterranean summers. We endeavor to endow our...

Pacifica Senior Living Lynnwood

18625 60th Avenue West, Lynnwood, WA 98037

4.3
(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

4.4
(95 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

4.9
(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

4.7
(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...

Capital Place

700 Black Lake Boulevard Southwest, Olympia, WA 98502

4.5
(63 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Capital Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.Perched on the southernmost tip of the great Puget Sound, Capital Place is built at the base of the Black Hills and Capital Forest. You'll love the natural beauty of the region and all of the unique sights and...

Cascadian Place

3915 Colby Avenue, Everett, WA 98201

4.2
(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

4.5
(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

4.3
(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

4.5
(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

4.1
(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...

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Cost of independent living in Seattle, 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
  • $3,250
    National
  • $3,465
    State
  • $3,774
    Seattle, WA
  • $4,086
    Redmond, WA
  • $3,675
    Everett, WA
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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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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Independent Living in Seattle, WA

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

Cost of Independent Living in Seattle, WA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Seattle is around $2,617 in the city proper, and $3,044 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for independent living in the state of Washington is around $1,203.

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

Learn More About Seattle, WA

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Seattle, Washington has been on a rapid rise in recent years due to the success of locally based tech companies such as Amazon and Microsoft. Seattle has a cost-of-living index that is more than double the national average. These index ratings are based on a sliding scale where 100 is equal to the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
205 100 $1,992 20.1% $537,711 $79,565 top estate tax rate is 20% with an exemption threshold of $2.193 million 6.5%

Local Hospitals

In total, there are 9 hospitals located in Seattle which offer emergency services and other healthcare to the metropolitan area. Top hospitals in Seattle include:

Weather and Climate

Seattle has a Mediterranean type of climate with oceanic and warm-summer weather. This means that the city tends to experience dry summers and extremely rainy winters with lots of overcast cloud cover. Seattle winters are renowned for their greyness, but the summers are beautiful and sunny and best spent on the shores of Lake Washington or Puget Sound. On average, the humidity level for Seattle is roughly 72%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at roughly 81%.

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 (June) 43°F 52°F (February) 36 °F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
52.8 (Moderate) 94.3 (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.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 7” (November) 4.6”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for King County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
69.8% 21.0% 9.1%

Population statistics

Density Rate of growth
3,336 people per square mile growing at a rate of 0.021%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
36 21.9% 9.8% 4.5% 3.3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
10% 62% 26%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or Not Specified
14.5% 7.1% 6.5% 6% 0.4% 68.6% 6.6% 2.2%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 residents Violent crimes per 1,000 residents
43,947 54.3 6.3

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 73% 9% 13% 4% 5%

Seattle 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.

Art, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Seattle is renowned for its proximity to nature and its vibrant arts and music scene. Whether you are hiking in Discovery Park or catching a show in Capitol Hill, the opportunities for fun are limitless. Local hotspots include the Pikes Place Market, the annual Seattle International Film Festival, Volunteer Park, and the iconic Space Needle. Some of the most-visited museums in the city include the Museum of Pop Culture, the Seattle Art Museum, and the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience.

The city has one of the largest international districts on the West Coast encompassing Chinatown, Japantown, and Little Saigon. Here you can find a plethora of different cuisine options with every block featuring a hidden gem. The Old Norwegian neighborhood of Ballard is also a popular destination. Both Ballard Avenue and the historic Market Street are filled with vintage stores and restaurants.

Transportation

Seattle has a number of different options to get around the city. Public transportation in Seattle is run by King County Metro, which operates the buses, and Sound Transit, which operates the light rail. The link light rail extends from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport all the way north to the University of Washington. Currently, the light rail is being extended to Northgate and Ballard over the next decade. The streetcar runs from Capitol Hill, through Downtown, and into the SODO and International Districts. Seattle is also filled with tons of bike and walking trails that allow you to get anywhere in the city with ease.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Washington

Stafford Suites- Port Orchard, Affinity at Covington and Mirror Lake Village are the top rated independent living facilities near Seattle, Washington. See full list of communities.

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