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Atria Hearthstone

3415 Southwest 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66606

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Atria Hearthstone East in Topeka is a senior community with a warm, family-style atmosphere. The beautiful, three-acre campus—shared with Atria Hearthstone West—offers lovely area for walks and for relaxing with friends. Atria Hearthstone East is conveniently located to nearby...

Topeka Presbyterian Manor

4712 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606

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Legend at Capital Ridge

1931 SW Arvonia Pl, Topeka, KS 66615

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Legend at Capital Ridge is an assisted living and memory care residence committed to providing quality services in an inviting, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We remain dedicated to those who...

Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living

4851 Harvard, Lawrence, KS 66049

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Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living in Lawrence, KS.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require 24-hour care. Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living offers many...

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The Windsor of Lawrence

3220 Peterson Rd, Lawrence, KS 66049

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The Windsor of Lawrence is a licensed assisted living and memory care residence committed to providing quality services in a caring, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We honor each resident's...

Lawrence Presbyterian Manor

1429 Kasold Dr, Lawrence, KS 66049

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RestWell Home Plus

508 Union St, Oskaloosa, KS 66066

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Vintage Park at Holton

410 Juniper Dr, Holton, KS 66436

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Vintage Park at Holton is an assisted living community in beautiful rural Kansas. Residents enjoy being a part of an active, vibrant community with a wealth of social activities and delicious, restaurant-style dining. Vintage Park at Holton offers supportive assistance when and where it is...

Vintage Park at Osage City

1403 Laing St, Osage City, KS 66523

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What a bustling little community you will find this to be. Their doors are always welcome to anyone who wishes to stop by for a visit. They host an annual garage sale, car show, Easter egg hunt, and many dinners and parties throughout the year. With all this going on, Jodi Smith, Director even...

Vintage Park at Tonganoxie

120 W 8th St, Tonganoxie, KS 66086

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Vintage Park at Tonganoxie is a beautiful assisted living community located in the growing community of Tonganoxie, Kansas. Tonganoxie is well known throughout the state for providing a high quality of life for residents including a low crime rate, high quality educational opportunities, peaceful...

Homestead of Eudora

2725 Church St, Eudora, KS 66025

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The expert staff at Homestead of Eudora is here to help you and your family find the best possible care solution. Our senior living team will begin by assessing you or your loved one’s particular needs in order to match you to the correct level of care. We provide different levels of care to meet...

Vintage Park at Baldwin City

321 Crimson Avenue, Baldwin City, KS 66006

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Vintage Park at Baldwin City is an assisted living community in beautiful rural Kansas. Residents enjoy being a part of an active, vibrant community with a wealth of social activities and delicious, restaurant-style dining. Vintage Park at Baldwin City offers supportive assistance when and where...

Vintage Park at Wamego

1607 Fourth Street, Wamego, KS 66547

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Vintage Park at Wamego is an assisted living community providing excellent care and a high quality of life for our residents. Located in the vibrant and progressive city of Wamego, Kansas residents enjoy access to the luxuries that come with being near a thriving city. Wamego boasts a beautiful...

Cedar Square

1550 South Cedar, Ottawa, KS 66067

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Cedar Square is a senior housing community in South Cedar, Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas. It has a very active senior housing program for citizens aged 55 years and older. It is tucked away from the bustling noise of the city with the greenery surrounding the locality creating a stunningly...

Hillside Village of Desoto

33600 W 85th Street, De Soto, KS 66018

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Vintage Park at Ottawa

2250 S. Elm, Ottawa, KS 66067

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Vintage Park at Ottawa is a family focused ASSISTED LIVING community in the town of Ottawa, Kansas. Ottawa is a historical midwestern town with a plethora of cultural and recreational activities including antique stores, live theater, museums, lakes for fishing, farms, camps, cultural centers,...

Country Place Senior Living of Basehor

15707 Pinehurst Drive, Basehor, KS 66012

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The Country Place Senior Living's motto, Life as you want it...Care as you need it is exactly how today's seniors should live and that lifestyle is now available to the Basehor community. Country Place has maintained a respected reputation as a leader in the assisted living industry. Our...

Delaware Highlands

12600 Delaware Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66109

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Delaware Highlands Assisted Living is focused on providing assisted living services for the low to moderate income senior adult. Delaware Highlands offers a warm home-like setting for all our residents. We provide affordable assisted living in a compassionate, caring manner so that senior adults...

Vintage Park at Gardner

869 Juniper Terrace, Gardner, KS 66030

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Vintage Park at Gardner is an assisted living community in beautiful rural Kansas. Residents enjoy being a part of an active, vibrant community with a wealth of social activities and delicious, restaurant-style dining. Vintage Park at Eureka offers supportive assistance when and where it is...

Homestead of Leavenworth

5150 Hughes Rd, Leavenworth, KS 66048

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As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Topeka, KS

Senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+, and offer amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.


Cost of Senior Apartments in Topeka, KS

The median monthly cost for a senior apartment in Topeka is about $525 in the city proper, and within the state of Kansas, about $859.

When it comes to senior apartments, Topeka, KS offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.


Learn More About Topeka, KS

Cost of Living

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax8393$81315.5% spend over 30% of their income on rent$100,074$46,087None

Local Hospitals

The Topeka region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • University of Kansas HospitSt. Francis Campus – This 264-bed facility holds an advanced certification for primary stroke care from the American Heart Association. In addition to these recognized services, other specialties include joint replacement, neurology, and diabetes treatment. The hospital also offers a home care program.
  • Newton Medical Center – Named one of the best rural hospital facilities in the country, Newton Medical Center is often recognized for providing care related to bone health and fragility. This hospital provides home care for eligible patients.

Weather and Climate

The climate of Topeka, KS is considered hot-summer/humid continental. Residents can expect four distinct seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Topeka is about 70%. This number often peaks in June, at around 72% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low79°F93°F (July)65°F (July)34°F49°F (February)19°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating44 (Good)52 in December (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”6” (May)16”

Demographics and Values

Topeka tends to lean slightly conservative. Although a majority of the city’s residents voted for Republican candidates in the last five presidential elections, Republicans won this majority by less than 10 percent. State, county, and city governments employ a fourth of all workers in Topeka, as the city is home to the Kansas Statehouse. Manufacturing, construction, and retail trades also stand out as major industries. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Frito-Lay, Inc., and Hallmark Cards all have distribution plants in the city. BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas, a health insurance company, is headquartered in Topeka.

Topeka, KS has a significant Hispanic and Latino population. Residents founded El Centro de Topeka, which empowers the community through crucial resources. The Community Resource Program strives to bridge the gap for residents with limited English comprehension, and employs a fully-bilingual staff. The Mobile Health Clinic, a partner of the Washburn School of Nursing, aims to make healthcare more accessible and transparent for this population. Additionally, the Latino Leadership Collective amplifies Latino voices in business, and advocates for high-level representation across the city’s leading companies.

Topeka proudly showcases the city’s Black history as well. The state made history as the site of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, which ruled that “separate but equal” policies violated the U.S. Constitution. The city preserves Monroe Elementary School, which integrated due to this decision, as a commemorative museum.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Shawnee County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party44.2%46.8%9.0%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend232,594148,960795 people per square mileShrinking at a rate of 0.50% since 2010

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3729%12%6%5%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree31%28%11%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more1.7%10.6%15%1%0.1%68.3%4.9%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens7,326526

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans6%63%16%17%7%10%

Topeka is not considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the LGBTQ+ community may face discrimination in certain parts of the city. The Human Rights Campaign scored Topeka a zero out of 30 on its index for non-discrimination laws. The city does not prohibit discrimation on the basis of sexual orientation in housing or employment. In spite of this, there is some support in the area. Equality House, which has made headlines for its location directly across from Westboro Baptist Church, is an LGBTQ+ resource center and a strong visual testament to LGBTQ+ pride. PFLAG, a national body of affirming support groups for LGBTQ+ youths and parents, also has a chapter in Topeka.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Topeka’s rich museum scene will appeal to fans of history and politics. Tourists and residents can glimpse the role and process of state politics and legislature with guided tours of the Kansas State Capitol Visitor Center. The Kansas Museum of History traces state events and figures from the prehistoric age to the present, with exhibits on Native American tribal culture, the Oregon and Santa Fe trails, and the state’s impact in the Civil War. The Combat Air Museum, Museum of Kansas National Guard, and Holley Museum of Military History all contain war relics, machinery, and tributes. Seniors receive discounts at many of these institutions.

The Topeka Zoo, located in Gage Park, regularly ranks as one of the city’s most popular attractions. More than 250 animals live in the zoo, which also houses an indoor tropical rain forest. Fishers, kayakers, or anyone looking to enjoy the water will appreciate Topeka’s access to both Shawnee Lake and Kaw River.

Transportation

Topeka Metro runs 14 fixed routes on weekdays and 12 on Saturdays. The Flex, a general, direct-to-destination transit service, gives rides weekdays from 5:45 a.m. to 6 p.m., which passengers must call to schedule. Seniors, people with disabilities, low-income individuals, and Medicare cardholders are all eligible for fare discounts.

Frequently asked questions about Senior Apartments in Kansas

Homestead of Eudora, Vintage Park at Wamego and Vintage Park at Ottawa are the top rated senior apartments near Topeka, Kansas. See full list of communities.

There are 30 senior apartments near Topeka, Kansas. See the full list.

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