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Independent Living in Colorado

Colorado has 937 total senior living providers. This includes 240 independent living communities. With costs of independent living communities in Colorado generally ranging from $963 to $4,785 per month, the average yearly cost runs around $21,862. The nationwide average cost for all 50 states is about $1,925 per month.

The metropolitan area of Colorado Springs has the highest independent living costs in the state of Colorado, with prices ranging from $1,213 per month up to $3,512 per month and an average yearly cost of around $29,205. The lowest independent living prices in the state are around the Pueblo area, where they average around $20,213 yearly and range between $1,210 and $2,049 per month.

Colorado has a good SeniorScore™ of 73. The state ranks as the 22nd biggest state in the nation. It has an aggregate population of around 5,029,374. Of this number, around 28% are 55 years of age or older. The average life expectancy is around 80 years.

The income per capita in Colorado is about $30,815. The mean income per household is $77,108, with median earnings of roughly $61,327. The general cost of living in the state is average. It currently has an unemployment rate of around 7.63%.

Average temperatures in Colorado typically range from 30.2 to 59.9 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a very cold climate, with a mean annual temperature of approximately 45.5 degrees.

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