There are 32 independent living communities in Atlanta, Georgia. The median cost per day for independent living in Georgia is approximately $46, with costs ranging between $16 and $146 daily. On a per month basis, this equates to a median expenditure of $1,375, with costs ranging from about $467 to $4,372. The median yearly cost is $16,500, which is under the US average of $23,100.
The cost for independent living in Atlanta can range from as little as $385 per month up to $3,025 per month. The average cost is $1,683 per month, or around $20,196 per year.
Atlanta is the capital city of Georgia, located in Fulton County. It is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro statistical area. With 4,265,707 residents in the encompassing area and 900,273 living within the city itself, it is the largest city in the state. The 55-and-over community constitutes about 19% of the total population.
Atlanta has a good SeniorScore™ of 75. The city has a median per capita income of $36,000. The median household income is $53,000 versus the average of $41,000 for the whole of Georgia. The current unemployment rate is around 10.58% and the median housing price is $135,000, which is relatively lower than the state average of $163,500.
Atlanta has mild average temperatures, with comfortable winters and warm summers. The city gets very heavy amounts of rain annually. In comparison to other cities in the US, Atlanta has a very high rate of crime and very poor air quality ratings.