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  • Renaissance Saint Luke

    Renaissance Saint Luke

    1501 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
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    Seniors age 55 and better enjoy a vibrant lifestyle at Renaissance Saint Luke. Our convenient Lincoln, Belmont, Ashland location is just across the street from the huge new Whole Foods store, and serviced by Belmont/Ashland bus lines. We're close to all of the attractions of West Lakeview, an...

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  • Grace Street Towers

    Grace Street Towers

    635 W Grace St, Chicago, IL 60613
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    Steps from Lake Michigan and a stone's throw away from Wrigley Field... Grace Street Towers truly has the best location in Chicago. Here, we pride ourselves on offering the perfect mix of quiet comforts and the excitement of city living. You'll find everything you need in our close-knit community,...

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  • The Montclare Senior Residences

    The Montclare Senior Residences

    6650 West Belden, Chicago, IL 60707
    (9)
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    The Montclare Senior Residences would like to invite you to visit our upscale Senior Apartment community for qualified residents ages 55 or better. Located two blocks east of Oak Park Avenue and two blocks south of Fullerton/Grand Avenue in Chicago. The Montclare Senior Residences will change the...

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  • Hyde Park Apartments

    5330 South Harper, Chicago, IL 60615
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    Located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Hyde Park Apartments is a senior apartment situated in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The state of the art building is surrounded by magnificent views such as Lake Michigan. A lot of amenities surround the apartments such as the Promontory and Harold Washington...

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  • Wrightwood Senior Apartments

    2815 W. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60652
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    Wrightwood Senior Apartments are located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, one of the most exciting cities in the United States. With a population of over three million people, Chicago is buzzing with life and opportunities. Wrightwood Senior Apartments offer convenience and comfort in a healthy...

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  • The Apartments at 1251 South Michigan

    1251 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
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  • Midway Pointe

    5011 W 47th St, Chicago, IL 60638
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  • West Pullman School Senior Community

    11917 S. Parnell, Chicago, IL 60628
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  • Pullman Senior Suites

    15 E 112th Pl, Chicago, IL 60619
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  • Liberty Village

    Liberty Village

    415 North York Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126
    (15)
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    Liberty Village, a 104 unit, three story, senior residential community has been designed to provide a new lifestyle alternative that will allow residents to enjoy their retirement years. With active social lives in mind, Liberty Village is elegantly decorated common areas offer ideal settings for...

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  • Emerald Village

    Emerald Village

    150 West Wise Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193
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    Emerald Village offers the ideal combination of independence with safety and security for its residents. Emerald Village, a 97 unit, 4 story building provides a new lifestyle free from worries and filled with good times shared with good friends.

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  • Hunt Club Village

    Hunt Club Village

    200 Hunt Club Dr, Saint Charles, IL 60174
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    Hunt Club Village has been designed to address the social and economic needs of independent seniors. Located on a 5 acre site, 104 units and elegantly decorated common areas, Hunt Club Village offers a new lifestyle alternative to residents allowing them to enjoy their retirement years.

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  • Lakewood Tower

    Lakewood Tower

    320 N. Milwaukee Ave, Lake Villa, IL 60046
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    Welcome to Lakewood Tower Apartments where you will find a beautiful new apartment home for active adults 62 and better, at an affordable price. We offer senior living at its best; where our residents come first! Beautiful Lake Villa is the perfect location for your new apartment home. We are just...

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  • Lilac Apartments

    Lilac Apartments

    3 Lilac Avenue, Fox Lake, IL 60020
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    We are a five story building with 105 apartments. 66-one bedroom and 39 two bedroom. We have five distinctive floor plans from 665 to 959 Square Feet of living space. Entire building conforms to ADA standards. We are conveniently located within easy walking distance to Shopping, Banking,...

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  • Marquette Manor

    Marquette Manor

    2409 10th Ave, South Milwaukee, WI 53172
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    Marquette Manor is an independent senior living community which provides one and two bedroom apartment homes for seniors who are 62 AND BETTER. Marquette Manor contains 74 luxurious apartment homes. Each home has large closet areas, telephone and cable television hook-ups, and air conditioning. Best...

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  • Foresthill Highlands Apartments 55+

    Foresthill Highlands Apartments 55+

    8930 W Highland Park Ave, #109, Franklin, WI 53132
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    Foresthill Highlands is conveniently located in Franklin, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better with some reserved for moderate income seniors. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of on-site...

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  • Clare Meadows Senior Apartments

    Clare Meadows Senior Apartments

    7700 S. 51st Street, Franklin, WI 53132
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    Clare Meadows Senior Apartments has independent living and offers 135 luxurious, income-eligible or market-rate senior apartment homes. Call or email and schedule a tour today! Floor plans are available in one- or two-bedroom layouts, ranging from 640-1,080 sf in size. Professional on-site managers...

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  • Thompson Meadows

    3120 E. Norwich Avenue, Saint Francis, WI 53235
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    Thompson Meadows is an apartment community designed for seniors 55 and older. We offer spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. We are located in a quiet area close to shopping. Heat, air conditioning and hot water are included in the rent. Pets are welcome. (Some restrictions do apply). Thompson...

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  • Faust Landmark Apartments

    630 E State Street, Rockford, IL 61104
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    Faust Landmark, located in Rockford, Illinois, is a high-rise affordable senior housing apartment community for independent-minded seniors, and those with physical limitations, on a fixed or low income. Faust Landmark is a beautifully renovated and remodeled historical building. At the Faust, you'll...

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  • Parkwood Highlands Apartments 55+

    Parkwood Highlands Apartments 55+

    13800 West Park Central Blvd, New Berlin, WI 53151
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    Parkwood Highlands is conveniently located in New Berlin, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments and townhomes for Active Seniors age 55 or better with some reserved for moderate income seniors. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the...

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  • Maxwell Place

    Maxwell Place

    72300 Erica Way, South Haven, MI 49090
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    Contemporary 1 and 2 bedrooms Closet Space Galore Dishwasher Garbage Disposal Washer and Dryer hook ups Fitness Room Library Elevator Community Center Featuring Speakers and monthly social events And so much more! WE ARE CONVENIENTLY LOCATED OFF PHOENIX ROAD. We are open Monday-Friday 9-5 and...

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  • McAuley Apartments

    McAuley Apartments

    1018 E Knapp St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    McAuley Apartments offer affordable housing apartments as well as market rate apartments. Located on Milwaukee’s Lower East side, McAuley Apartments is blocks away from Lake Michigan. The area provides seasonally changing scenery plus hiking and biking trails, tennis courts and all the city...

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  • Brookfield Highlands Apartments 55+

    Brookfield Highlands Apartments 55+

    20825 George Hunt Circle, 708, Brookfield, WI 53186
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    Brookfield Highlands is conveniently located in Waukesha, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of on-site walking trails, nearby shopping and...

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  • Algonquin Manor

    Algonquin Manor

    5005 W Bradley Road, Brown Deer, WI 53223
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    Algonquin Manor is an independent senior living community which provides one and two bedroom apartment homes for seniors who are 55 and better. Algonquin contains 80 luxurious apartment homes ranging approximately 670 to 790 square feet for a one bedroom to approximately 950 to 1050 square feet for...

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  • Highlands at Wildwood Lake Apartments 55+

    N77W17700 Lake Park Dr, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
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    Highlands at Wildwood Lake is conveniently located in Menomonee Falls, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of on-site walking trails around our lake,...

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  • Wildwood Highlands Apartments 55+

    Wildwood Highlands Apartments 55+

    N78 W17445 Wildwood Dr, 408, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
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    Wildwood Highlands is conveniently located in Menomonee Falls, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments and townhomes for Active Seniors age 55 or better. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of on-site walking trails, nearby...

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  • Highlands at Riverwalk Apartments 55+

    Highlands at Riverwalk Apartments 55+

    10954 N. Cedarburg Rd, Mequon, WI 53092
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    The Highlands at Riverwalk, conveniently located in Mequon, WI, offers multiple styles of spacious one and two bedroom apartments to Active Seniors age 55 or better. Our community lies in a beautiful park-like setting, with a walking path to the Milwaukee River. Enjoy the convenience of nearby...

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  • Liberty Towers

    130 E Cook Street, Libertyville, IL 60048
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    Liberty Towers in Libertyville, Lake County, IL is set in a picturesque scene away from most of the hustle and bustle of town. It offers a variety of apartments rather than simply a room in a traditional senior apartment and provides you with all the comforts of home in a community setting where you...

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  • Fox River Horizon

    785 Fletcher Dr., Elgin, IL 60120
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    Fox River Horizon is a senior housing community located in Elgin, IL. Elgin is a part of Cook and Kane Counties and this area offers much to do and see. Those who choose to be a part of Elgin and this community will find that there is always plenty to keep them busy, and their guests will enjoy...

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  • Springbrook Village

    1101 Pine Street, Burlington, WI 53105
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    Springbrook Village is a senior housing apartment complex community located in the lovely town of Burlington, WI in Racine and Walworth counties. This quaint town in southern Wisconsin used to be a village and is a great place for seniors to live. It also makes a great, quiet getaway for family...

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  • Whispering Pines

    806 Green Pine Court, Mishawaka, IN 46545
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    Residents of Whispering Pines enjoy peaceful community living in a wooded environment in Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, IN. Residents, 55 and older, live in nice apartments with well-kept grounds, mature trees and lush green lawns. Although, you may feel you're living in the country, in reality,...

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  • Brewery Point Apartments

    1244 N 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205
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    Brewery Point Apartments is a modern senior housing community located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin in Milwaukee County. Our convenient location in the downtown Milwaukee area means great views of the city skyline for our residents, and convenient accommodations for visiting friends...

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  • Pontiac Towers

    1011 West Washington, Pontiac, IL 61764
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    Located in Pontiac, Livingston County, IL, Pontiac Towers provides senior housing done right and provides residents with a safe and secure place to call home. The location of this residence is superior thanks to its perfect weather, great location, proximity to shopping and entertainment, and...

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  • Regency at Coles Park

    1430 Renken Dr, North Chicago, IL 60064
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  • Crown Point Christian Village

    6685 E 117th Ave, Crown Point, IN 46307
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  • Lakeland Apartments

    45 Ernest Ave, Fox Lake, IL 60020
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  • Colonial House

    1600 North 14th Street, Dekalb, IL 60115
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  • Greenwich Park

    2353 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
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  • Homestead Apartments

    620 E. Saint Mary Street, Milton, WI 53563
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  • Creekside Terrace

    512 Prairie Ln, Cissna Park, IL 60924
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Senior Apartments Chicago, IL

Senior apartments in Chicago are designed for seniors who do not require any assistance with the activities of daily living and would like to live independently. Some of these communities offer services such as housekeeping and maintenance and some have golf courses, restaurants, and other entertainment options on site. When it comes to senior housing, Chicago is a great option for you or your loved one because of the high density of apartments.

Cost of Living in Chicago, IL

The overall cost of living is the first thing to consider when selecting Chicago. As the largest city in the Midwest, Chicago is also the most expensive. The current cost-of-living index is currently 18 points above the national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
118 94 $1,493 22.5% spend over 30% of their income on rent $234,564 $52,497 The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $4 million.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

In total, there are 33 hospitals that service Chicago’s emergency needs. The top hospitals in Chicago include:

  • Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center - This 495-bed community offers primary care, cancer care, behavioral health, orthopedics and rehab, cardiology, imaging, emergency services, and a number of surgical procedures.
  • Rush University Medical Center - This community is a nationally ranked teaching hospital.
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - This hospital is located on the banks of lake michigan and is comprised of a emergency and primary care department, the Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics, the Mark M. Connolly Center for Cancer and Specialty Care, and the Diamond Headache Clinic.

Climate and Weather

Weather and climate can be a major influence in deciding whether living in Chicago is right for you or your loved one. Chicago has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with highly variable weather patterns. The summers are warm to hot with potentially high humidity, and the winters are cold with a high chance for snow and inclement weather. On average, Chicago has a humidity rating of around 70%. Humidity levels peak during the month of December at about 75%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
75°F 86°F (July) 63°F (June) 29°F 37°F (December) 20°F (January)

Air Quality

Average. air quality index rating Average. maximum air quality index rating
62.5 (moderate) 84.6 (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 precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3" 5" (August) 35"

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Cook County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
73.9% 20.8% 5.3%

Population statistics

Population city proper Population metro area Population density Population growth
2,700,000 9,533,000 4,612 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.003%

Age

Median age 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 22.5% 8.8% 4.9% 2.9%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
37.4% 22.9% 15.1%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
6.2% 30.1% 29% 3% <1% 32.8% 2.7%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 residents Violent crimes per 1,000 residents
32.9 11

Participate in the labor force Do not have health insurance Live in poverty Widowed Veterans
66.4% 12.8% 20.6% 5.2% 3.5%

Chicago 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 on the banks of Lake Michigan, Chicago has a big-city vibe set in the middle of the Midwest. Famous for Al Capone and the Sears Tower (now Willis Tower), Chicago has much more to offer than deep-dish pizza and architecture. From the festivities of Navy Pier to the masterpieces of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Windy City has numerous cultural opportunities for the active mind. If sports are your choice, look no further than the city's numerous championship-winning sports teams: Chicago Bears (NFL), Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Cubs (MLB), and Chicago White Sox (MLB).

Transportation

For transportation, the iconic “L-train” can take you all over the city on its elevated tracks. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates bus routes between Downtown and O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, as well as north-south routes up and down the city.

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