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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 258 Independent Living communities in Seattle 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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MorningStar at Silver Lake

520 112th St SW, Everett, WA 98204

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Located in beautiful Everett, WA, Garden Court Retirement isn’t your run-of-the-mill retirement community! We operate with extra care and attention that you will see in the interior design of the building, quality of the staff, the preparation of fabulous meals and the level of facility and...

Mirror Lake Village NOW OPEN

31000 9th Place SW, Federal Way, WA 98023

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Mirror Lake Village Senior Living Community is a brand new retirement, assisted living and memory care community located in beautiful Federal Way, Washington. Featuring a distinguished Memory Care program consisting of 45 apartments, Mirror Lake Village Senior Living Community also includes 30...

South Pointe Assisted Living

10330 4th Ave W, Everett, WA 98204

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Here you'll find everything you need to enjoy the lifestyle you're looking for. We pride ourselves in being a service-rich community, addressing your needs for comfort and security, while respecting your desire to enjoy a carefree, independent way of life. Plus, it's all at a price that makes...

Merrill Gardens at Auburn

18 1st St SE, Auburn, WA 98002

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We offer senior living in the heart of charming downtown Auburn, near the transit center and city hall. Enjoy living in the middle of downtown Auburn, close to a variety of stores, multiple restaurants, entertainment options and the Sounder train station.The community offers spacious private...

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Reserve at Auburn

1107 A Street NE, Auburn, WA 98092

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The Reserve at Auburn is bringing affordable, state-of-the-art housing to families in Puget Sound who meet LIHTC (Low Income Housing Tax Credit) criteria. Choose from well-appointed one- and two-bedroom apartments and find the perfect home to meet your needs. Located in downtown Auburn, your home...

Village Green of Federal Way

35419 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003

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Village Green Retirement Campus is a Northwest premier residential community for seniors, offering independent and assisted living. It is owned and operated by the Powell Family of Federal Way. Their focus is a true homelike atmosphere filled with family, friends, neighbors and people that...

The Pearl on Oyster Bay

550 Russell Road, Bremerton, WA 98312

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The Pearl on Oyster Bay is an independent living community located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest town of Bremerton, WA. Just a short drive from Seattle, Bremerton offers residents the security and comfort of small town living combined with the amenities of a large, sophisticated city....

Solstice Senior Living at Point Defiance

6414 North Park Way, Tacoma, WA 98407

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Discover the beauty of the Pacific Northwest at Solstice Senior Living at Point Defiance, nestled in cozy and culture-filled Tacoma, Washington, where our residents enjoy easy access to adventure, entertainment and the beautiful outdoors. Our community is situated on 28 acres of lush land,...

The Lodge at Mallard's Landing

7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335

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Indulge in All We Have to Offer… Nestled in between the mountains and waterways of beautiful Gig Harbor, the scenery enveloping The Lodge at Mallard’s Landing is exceptional. But as amazing as the scenery is outside the doors of our community, we think the best we have to offer lies within....

Brookdale Monroe

15465 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA 98272

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Building Your Best Senior LifeOur community has been serving the residents of Monroe, Snohomish, Sultan and the Sky Valley as the premier senior retirement community for many years. Offering independent living and assisted living lifestyles, as well as memory care has given us the opportunity to...

Meridian at Stone Creek

1111 S 376th St., Milton, WA 98354

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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...

Peninsula

3445 50th Street Court Northwest, Gig Harbor, WA 98335

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Peninsula provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Surround yourself with crystal clear waters and snow-capped mountain views at our Gig Harbor senior living community. You'll enjoy the natural beauty of the region and the convenience of being centrally located...

Merrill Gardens at Tacoma

7290 Rosemont Circle, Tacoma, WA 98406

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Merrill Gardens at Tacoma is located in the University Place area, near Sunset Terrace Park. Enjoy a variety of services, shopping and restaurants. The residence offers a popular Active Living? Wellness Program and excellent memory care programs. MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, Group Health...

Gig Harbor Court

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

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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...

Weatherly Inn-Tacoma

6016 N Highlands Parkway, Tacoma, WA 98406

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Weatherly Inn-Tacoma is an assisted living community located on the shore of Horsehead Bay in the city of Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington. Walking distance from Point Defiance Park and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Weatherly Inn-Tacoma residents and visitors have easy access to excellent daily...

Cascadian Place

3915 Colby Avenue, Everett, WA 98201

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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...

Brookdale Allenmore

2010 S Union Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405

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Brookdale Allenmore-Independent Living Community is idyllically located close to shopping, medical centers, therapy, eye and dental facilities and yet has a lush green belt to the west for quiet, peaceful enjoyment. A seasoned devoted staff will great and welcome you. The sense of friendliness...

Washington Oakes

1717 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA 98201

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Live at Washington Oakes Retirement Community, in the heart of Everett, Washington, and you'll have boasting rights to the best retirement community quality and service in the entire Everett region. We are conveniently located three blocks west of Broadway, near the new Colby Campus Hospital and...

Gibson Gardens

5001 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408

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City of Tacoma Best Retirement Community 2018, 2019, and 2020!Senior living at its finest: Gibson Gardens is a charming community in the hills of Tacoma featuring 122 large apartments with full amenities. All apartment homes include full sized washers & dryers, microwave, oven and full sized...

The Village Senior Living

4707 South Orchard Street, Tacoma, WA 98466

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The Village Senior Living offers expansive common areas, large apartments and an array of services & amenities for independent living, assisted living and memory care. Our community is four stories with apartments on the first three floors dedicated to assisted living and personal care services...

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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 indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate taxSales tax205100$1,99220.1%$537,711$79,565top estate tax rate is 20% with an exemption threshold of $2.193 million6.5%

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 tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low67°F79°F (July)54°F (June)43°F52°F (February)36 °F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating52.8 (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 precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall3”7” (November)4.6”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for King County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party69.8%21.0%9.1%

Population statistics

DensityRate of growth3,336 people per square milegrowing at a rate of 0.021%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3621.9%9.8%4.5%3.3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree10%62%26%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or moreOther or Not Specified14.5%7.1%6.5%6%0.4%68.6%6.6%2.2%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 residentsViolent crimes per 1,000 residents43,94754.36.3

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans5%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

There are 20 independent living facilities near Seattle, Washington. See the full list.

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