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Willow Creek of Buffalo

1 North Klondike, Buffalo, WY 82834

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Agape Manor

830 N. Main Street, Buffalo, WY 82834

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Elmcroft of Sugarland Ridge

1551 Sugarland Dr, Sheridan, WY 82801

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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Cost of Independent Living in Buffalo, WY

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
  • $3,251
    National
  • $3,003
    State
  • $3,635
    Buffalo, WY
  • $3,635
    Sheridan, WY
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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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Buffalo, Wyoming

Independent Living

For seniors who desire to live primarily without assistance but would like the benefit of having housekeeping taken care of by professionalls, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect option. Daily needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are taken care of, allowing occupants more free time to live their lives as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies vary between communities, many residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers as desired. There are an assortment of advantages and costs to balance when determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your service plan: move-in fee, private phone, laundry, transportation, meals, internet access, wellness program, and housekeeping. The benefits that pertain to independent living include beauty salon & barber shop, concierge services, fitness center & swimming pool, community activities, security guards, transportation, golf course, and game/TV room.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Buffalo is 2.0% black, 0.9% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.7% Native American, 2.1% mixed race, 1.5% Hispanic, 92.3% white, and 0.0% Asian. Out of the total population of Buffalo, 16.3% do not have health insurance, 65.6% participate in the labor force, 16.2% have some form of disability, and 14.6% live in poverty. In Buffalo, 16.8% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Currently, the population of Buffalo consists of 4,367 people and in total the Buffalo metro area has a population of 4,584. Buffalo has a population density of 395 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 58.0% are male and 42.0% are female. The median age of Buffalo is 45 years old. Of the population of Buffalo 27.3% have a college degree, 33.4% have a high-school diploma, and 9.8% have a graduate degree.

Cost of Living

The price of a care community is determined by the destination where it is located. Per month, the median cost of rent in Buffalo is $848 and the median home value in Buffalo is about $215,142. The rent burden for Buffalo is about 18.3% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Wyoming

Wyoming is ranked 31st in quality of life and 42nd in healthcare. Residents of Wyoming enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 17th in the United States. In terms of resources, Wyoming has a cost of living index of 90.5, a grocery index rating of 98.7, and a housing index rating of 72.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. In total, Wyoming has 31 general hospitals and 18 health centers that provide care for 576,542 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Wyoming are St. John’s Medical Center, Campbell County Memorial Hospital, and Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Wyoming ranks 41st in the nation. In terms of religious values, 38% of Wyoming’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 948 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-27%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Wyoming there are 46 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 22% of Wyoming residents voted Democrat and 67% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Wyoming drops to around 22F. The average high winter temperature is around 46F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -7F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Wyoming is around 65F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 93F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Wyoming is around 57%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 69%. On average, Wyoming has an air quality index rating of around 0.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 59.6 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 4.45 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Wyoming is around 1.09 inches. While residents of Wyoming mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Wyoming can include earthquakes (moderate) and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Wyoming

The state of Wyoming has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of forest meadow, sagebrush, juniper, and wheat. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pronghorn, the swift fox, the moose, or the gray wolf. The state animal of Wyoming is the buffalo.

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Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Wyoming

Elmcroft of Sugarland Ridge, Willow Creek of Buffalo and Agape Manor are the top rated independent living facilities near Buffalo, Wyoming. See full list of communities.

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