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Assisted Living in Kentucky

There are 612 senior housing providers in the state of Kentucky, which include 246 assisted living communities. Costs of assisted living communities in Kentucky generally range between $1,181 and $8,400 monthly, with average costs running around $39,165 yearly. The national average cost for all states is approximately $3,500 monthly.

The Lexington-Fayette metro area generally has the highest assisted living costs in Kentucky, with prices ranging from $3,100 per month up to $5,500 per month and a median annual cost of around $47,090. The lowest assisted living prices in the state are in and around the Owensboro area, where they average approximately $22,458 yearly and range between $1,763 and $3,120 per month.

Kentucky has an exceptional SeniorScore™ of 74. As reported by the most recent census, it contains a total population of 4,345,548, which makes it the 26th largest state in the country. Within this population, approximately 28% are seniors. Residents have an average life span of approximately 76 years.

The income per capita in Kentucky is around $23,070. The average household income is $57,455, with median earnings of roughly $44,261. The overall cost of living in the state is very low. It presently has an unemployment rate of approximately 9.03%.

With mean temperatures ranging between 43.8 and 66.1 degrees Fahrenheit, Kentucky typically has a cooler climate. The average temperature throughout the year is about 55.5 degrees.

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