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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Lamar, senior citizen apartments in Lamar might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Lamar and consider their options. With 2 senior rentals in Lamar, MO, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Lamar 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Lamar, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Alba, Arcadia or Arma.

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Average starting price $580/month
Average starting price $3,206/month
Average starting price $4,636/month
Average starting price $4,996/month
Average starting price $2,555/month
Average starting price $4,000/month
Recent reviews of Senior Apartments in Lamar, MO
Oak Pointe of Carthage

They took really good care of my loved one at this community and made sure that my loved one had a lot of personal attention. They had activities at this community like flag games, ball games, hand eye memory coordination and more to help with any needs of the residents.

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Maple Tree Terrace in Carthage, MO

So far they seem to be doing a good job here. They're very communicative, and let me know immediately if anything goes wrong. Everyone is very friendly, and they're doing a great job looking after her.

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Highland Meadows

902 E. Centennial, Pittsburg, KS 66762

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Senior Aparments

Cats allowed
Dogs allowed
1.0(1 review)
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3502 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Senior Aparments

Northpark is a senior apartment complex located in the vibrant city of Joplin, Missouri which is in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County. With friendly and respectful residents, Northpark is a fantastic location for your new home. Joplin is a bustling city with lots of places to...

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Cats allowed
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5.0(1 review)
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Cost of senior apartments in Lamar, MO

The average cost of senior living in Lamar is $580 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Pittsburg, KS with an average of $565 per month.

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What are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Lamar, Missouri

Cost of Living

The price of care for a community is affected by the community in which it is located. The median home value in Lamar is about $92,225 and the median rent is about $538 per month a month. The rent burden for Lamar is about 14.0% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 38.9% have a high-school diploma, 6.9% have a graduate degree, and 18.6% have a college degree. In Lamar, 21.3% have some form of disability, 10.3% are widowed, 10.8% do not have health insurance, and 57.3% participate in the labor force. Currently, the population of Lamar consists of 4,271 people and in total the Lamar metro area has a population of 4,330. Lamar has a population density of 326 people per square mile. In Lamar, 8.5% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 52.4% are female and 47.6% are male. The median age of Lamar is 41 years old. Demographically, Lamar is 1.6% Asian, 2.0% mixed race, 2.6% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, 0.5% black, 0.0% other or not specified, and 95.9% white.

State Information

An overview of Missouri

The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation. There are 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 Missouri residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. In terms of personal well-being, Missouri ranks 41st in healthcare and 28th in quality of life compared to other states. Out of a national average of 100, Missouri has a cost of living index rating of 89, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 71.

Social demographics of the state

Thirty-seven percent of Missouri residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 9,001 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Missouri is around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.7 AQI. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Missouri

The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Kentucky bluegrass, Kentucky bluegrass, smooth brome, and sumac. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red fox, the mule deer, the silver-haired bat, or the long-tailed weasel. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.

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Highland Meadows and Northpark are the top rated senior apartments near Lamar, Missouri. See full list of communities.

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