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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Senior Apartments. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 32 Senior Apartments in PA 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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Senior housing types near Allentown, PA

  • Holy Family Independent Living

    Holy Family Independent Living

    1308 Spring St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
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    Quiet, residential home living. 3 bedroom home with wall to wall carpeting, stove, refrigerator, central heating and air conditioning, full size washer and dryer, private patio, porch and garden area. Amenities: Enjoy the privacy of your own house with the amenities of apartment living, including:...

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  • Park View at Oak Crest

    Park View at Oak Crest

    560 Oak Drive, Harleysville, PA 19438
    (1)
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    Park View at Oak Crest is an independant living facility for seniors 62 and older.

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  • Keystone Villa at Douglasville Independent Living

    Keystone Villa at Douglasville Independent Living

    1180 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518
    (15)
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    At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, an Independent Living retirement community, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs. You will find everything you need to enjoy a worry-free, healthy and active retirement community lifestyle. This is an ideal setting for seniors who want to...

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  • Shawnee Ridge

    Shawnee Ridge

    200 Jersey Lane, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
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    Shawnee Ridge is an independent living community designed to meet the needs of active residents 55 years of age and older. Our residents enjoy independence and privacy in their apartments and town homes and have the option to participate in weekly activities. All residents enjoy maintenance free...

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  • Canvas Valley Forge

    Canvas Valley Forge

    101 Bryce Ln, King of Prussia, PA 19406
    (5)
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    Canvas is a brand-new concept in 55+ living. At Canvas, you can live your life on your own time, and let us take care of the details. Let your home set you free. SERVICES: Focus on living your best life—and let us take care of the details. Our selection of useful services was designed to help you...

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  • Heather Gate of Oxford Valley

    Heather Gate of Oxford Valley

    8101 Font Hill Court, Langhorne, PA 19047
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    Heathergate at Oxford Valley is a 55+ community that boasts 17 gorgeous green acres conveniently situated in Lower Bucks County. This exceptional locale makes it an ideal setting for active adults seeking a lifestyle that offers all of the bells and whistles without the everyday hassles of...

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  • Park View at Cheltenham

    Park View at Cheltenham

    1990 Ashbourne Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027
    (3)
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    Park View at Cheltenham is a 75-unit apartment complex, located in Elkins Park, PA for seniors 62 years of age or older who wish to live independently.   To qualify for an apartment at Park View, you must meet minimum age restrictions with qualifying incomes.  Rental assistance is welcome.

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  • St. Martha Villa

    St. Martha Villa

    490 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
    (20)
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    Since our founding in 2003, St. Martha Villa has proudly served in the Chester County Community by providing exceptional care. Our bright, spacious, one story building is situated on a beautifully landscaped campus with numerous outdoor gardens, walking paths and even a putting green! The beautiful...

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  • Harrison Hill Apartments

    Harrison Hill Apartments

    1015 Andrew Drive, West Chester, PA 19380
    (7)
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    SPECIAL: 13 Month Lease with First Month Free on a $1500/month 1BR Prescott Model. Call for details, some restrictions apply. Application Fee: $45 per applicant Reservation Fee: $500 (This becomes your Security Deposit once Approved). No Amenity Fees and No Entrance Fees! Specifically designed for...

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  • Vernon House

    Vernon House

    3226 Clifford St., Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (1)
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    At Vernon House, you’ll find a 62+ Senior Philadelphia apartment community where everything you want is brought together: a location in the neighborhood where you want to live, amenities designed to make your life more enjoyable, and features that are both modern and centered on comfort. When you...

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  • Zurbrugg Mansion

    Zurbrugg Mansion

    531 Delaware Ave, Delanco, NJ 08075
    (1)
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    A Historic Architectural Marvel located on the Delaware River in Delanco, NJ. The Zurbrugg Mansion is a Georgian Style Mansion that was designed by Philadelphia architect Frank Furness and built for the Swiss Industrialist Theophilus Zurbrugg in 1910. The recently restored Historic Mansion offers...

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  • Faison Mews

    Faison Mews

    1655 Park Blvd., Camden, NJ 08103
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    At Faison Mews, you’ll find a 62 and older senior affordable apartment home located in the beautiful Parkside neighborhood of Camden, New Jersey. These apartments are located in a neighborhood where seniors want to live, with amenities designed to make seniors lives more enjoyable, and apartment...

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  • Silverwoods

    Silverwoods

    1700 Route 37 W, Toms River, NJ 08757
    (13)
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    At Silverwoods you'll have all the features and services you'll need to enjoy the independent lifestyle you deserve. With no entry or endowment fees, one low monthly fee covers all of the following: Silverwoods offers ground-level apartments featuring ... Choice of five different floor plans;...

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  • Park View at Tyler Run

    Park View at Tyler Run

    2105 Knob Hill Road, York, PA 17403
    (2)
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    Park View at Tyler Run is a senior community located in York, Pennsylvania. York is situated in the south-central region of the state in York County, and is widely known for its architecture and cultural events. The historic York Fair, which claims to be the nation's oldest fair, takes place every...

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  • Park View at Manchester Heights

    Park View at Manchester Heights

    1900 Barley Road, York, PA 17408
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    Park View at Manchester Heights is a senior community located in York, Pennsylvania. York is a city located in York County and is known as the White Rose City. Here, residents enjoy a close-knit community, beautiful sites and access to a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Whether...

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  • Park View at Box Hill

    Park View at Box Hill

    20 Box Hill S. Pkwy, Abingdon, MD 21009
    (4)
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    Park View at Box Hill is a senior housing community in Abingdon, Harford County, MD. Abingdon is located approximately twenty five miles northeast of Baltimore, and sits on the Bush River, a tidal estuary that extends to the Chesapeake Bay. Abingdon has plenty to see and do; restaurants, theaters,...

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  • Springvale Apartments

    Springvale Apartments

    2-T Skytop Dr, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
    (18)
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    Springvale Apartments is a vibrant community for adults 55 and up. Independent Living in a Park-Like setting overlooking the Hudson River in the town of Cortlandt. We have thirty buildings located on thirty-five acres with river views and old growth trees. Our garden apartments, with private...

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  • St. Mary Villa

    701 Lansdale Ave, Lansdale, PA 19446
    (7)
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    Nestled quietly near the Wissahickon creek in Lansdale, PA is St. Mary Villa for Independent and Retirement living. From the moment you enter the elegant and well-appointed lobby, you'll feel immediately at home. Once you walk on the wide paths through the gardens and pass the chapel filled with...

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  • Maple Village

    22 W Rittenhouse St, Philadelphia, PA 19144
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    At Maple Village, we have a myriad of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site experiences and trips. Cats and dogs are permitted in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. All...

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  • Luther Arms Apartments

    323 S Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
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    Located in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, Luther Arms Apartments offers an opportunity for affordable senior housing to residents. Consisting of 149 assisted rental units, Luther Arms Apartments provides rental subsidies, allowing a resident to pay 30 percent of his income for rent. Luther Arms...

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  • Pennsfield Senior Apartments

    119 Route 204, Selinsgrove, PA 17870
    (4)
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    Pennsfield Senior Apartments are located in rural Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. This quiet and serene borough is the sublime place to settle in and enjoy the small town life. Selinsgrove is right in the center of the Susquehanna River Valley which is full of luscious trees and gorgeous...

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  • Park View at Bel Air

    555 South Atwood Rd, Bel Air, MD 21014
    (3)
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    The Park View at Bel Air is a senior housing community located in the entertaining city of Bel Air, MD. The community is located within walking distance of many shopping districts, multiple parks, and restaurants. Bel Air, the county seat of Harford County offers much to do in terms of entertainment...

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  • Residence at Roosevelt Park

    Residence at Roosevelt Park

    1 Roosevelt Drive, Edison, NJ 08837
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  • Freedom Village

    Freedom Village

    69 Straight St, Paterson, NJ 07501
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  • Warren Place Senior Apartments

    Warren Place Senior Apartments

    10535 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
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  • Park View at Bethlehem

    1241 Club Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18018
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  • Pewter Village at Collingswood

    1058 Eldridge Ave W, Collingswood, NJ 08107
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  • BCI Fairgreen Apartments

    100 Greenway, Perryville, MD 21903
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  • Sullivan Terrace

    132 N German Street, Dushore, PA 18614
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  • Bridgetowne Arms Apartments

    98 Central Ave, Bridgeton, NJ 08302
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  • High Pointe Apartments

    223 West Street, Newburgh, NY 12550
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  • Hudson Pointe Apartments

    90 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY 12550
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Senior Apartments in Allentown, PA

Seniors apartments in Allentown are communities specifically designated for older adults. Residents have their own private apartment and do not require assistance with the activities of daily living. If you're looking for senior apartments near Allentown, PA then A Place for Mom’s local network of senior living advisors can help you find an affordable option for you or your loved one.

Cost of Living in Allentown, PA

Compared to other cities of a similar size, the cost of living in Allentown is more affordable than the national average. Overall, the cost-of-living index is rated 5 points below the national average and the grocery index is equal to the average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
95 100 $1,029 21.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent $124,165 $38,522 The top inheritance tax rate is 15% and there is no exemption threshold

Local Medical Providers

The highest-rated hospitals in Allentown include:

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest - This hospital is the flagship hospital of the Lehigh Valley Health Network and is home to their nationally-recognized cancer center. They also offer level I trauma care, open-heart surgery, and a comprehensive stroke center, as well as a variety of other services.
  • St. Luke's Hospital Allentown Campus - This community offers inpatient care, emergency services, surgical procedures, and radiology.
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital 17th Street - This hospital offers emergency care, ambulatory surgery, mental health care, inpatient hospice care, and rehabilitation services.

Climate and Weather

Allentown has a hot-summer/humid continental type of climate according to the Koppen Climate Classification Index. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with hot and muggy summers. The winters tend to be cold and snowy. On average, the humidity level for Allentown is about 67%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at approximately 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
73°F 88°F (July) 58°F (July) 32°F 45°F (December) 20°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
47 (Good) 61 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 precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (July) 29”

Demographics and Values

The city of Allentown tends to lean slightly liberal politically. The relative age of the city is young compared to other cities in the region – many of the people who live in Allentown are young professionals with families.

2016 Presidential Election for Lehigh County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
50% 45.3% 4.7%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
682,899 121,283 2,668 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.39%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
32 21% 8% 4% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
37% 15% 5%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.5% 14.2% 52.2% 0.8% 0.1% 33% 4.8%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
3,883 27 5

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
12% 63% 18% 27% 5% 5%

Allentown is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Founded originally by the Pennsylvania Dutch, the city of Allentown has an undeniable Northeast charm that makes it a lovely place to retire. The city is home to an award-winning park system, lots of museums that celebrate the city's storied history, and a local minor league baseball team known as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. This fan-favorite team plays at nearby Coca-Cola Park and boasts a rabid local following that would rival any team in the major leagues.

One of the most popular museums in the city is the Allentown Art Museum, which houses a collection of more than 13,000 works of art spanning over 2,000 years of cultural heritage. The museum is extremely accessible with numerous lifts, elevators, and wheelchair ramps. The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum contains one of the largest collections of historical documents in the entire state. The Heritage Museum offers classes and lectures on local history, stemming from the city’s colonial days to the modern era. The Liberty Bell Shrine Museum, located in Zion’s Church, commemorates the city’s role in the American Revolution. The church building is famous for hiding the Liberty Bell and the bells of Christ Church in the year 1777 as General Washington retreated out of Pennsylvania. The Museum of Indian Culture is one of Pennsylvania’s premiere resources for educating people on the Lenape and other American Indian tribes.

Allentown is also home to a number of theaters for the performing arts. The Civic Theatre offers what they describe as “Broadway-styled stage shows with community sensibility”. Their production of A Christmas Carol is considered to be a local holiday tradition. The Civic Theatre is also the only independent and foriegn film movie theater in the region. The Municipal Opera Company of Allentown performs in the MunOpCo Music Theatre and offers one of the longest-running musical theater experiences in the area, having been in operation since before the Great Depression.

Transportation

Public transportation in Allentown is provided by the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority which operates a number of bus routes throughout the city, many of which run 7 days a week. Regional transit is available through the city’s Greyhound Bus Station. The nearest Amtrak station is located 65 miles away in Philadelphia.

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