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Independent Living in Connecticut

Connecticut has 557 total senior housing providers. This includes 160 independent living communities. According to information published by Medicare, the median cost of independent living communities in Connecticut is $34,907 annually, with costs ranging from $1,100 to $5,060 monthly. The monthly nationwide median cost is about $1,925.

The Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk metropolitan area has the highest independent living costs in the state of Connecticut, with prices ranging between $2,365 per month and $5,940 per month and an average yearly cost of approximately $41,382. The lowest independent living costs in the state are in the New Haven-Milford area, where they average approximately $32,274 yearly and range from $1,779 to $3,919 per month.

Connecticut has a good SeniorScore™ of 71. With an aggregate population of about 3,574,097, the state ranks as the 29th biggest state in the US. Within this population, approximately 28% are seniors. The average life expectancy is approximately 80.8 years of age.

The income per capita in Connecticut is approximately $37,605. The mean income per household is $97,594, with a median income of around $75,283. The state has a current unemployment rate of about 8.56% and a very high overall cost of living.

Connecticut typically has a mild climate, with average temperatures of around 50 degrees. The low temperature is about 39.5 and the high temperature averages 59.6 degrees.

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