There are 20 independent living communities near Elizabeth, New Jersey. The average daily cost of independent living in New Jersey is approximately $100, with costs running between $37 and $171 per day. On a monthly basis, this equates to an average expenditure of $2,986, with costs ranging from around $1,104 up to $5,115. The average yearly cost is $35,838, which is over the national average of $23,100.
Costs for independent living in Elizabeth typically range between $1,804 per month and $5,528 per month. The average cost is approximately $3,823 per month, or around $45,870 per year.
Elizabeth is a medium sized city in Union County within the State of New Jersey. It is part of the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island metropolitan area. With 98,331 inhabitants residing in the city itself and 5,372,907 in the encompassing metropolitan area, it is the seventh largest city in the state. The 55-and-over community represents around 19% of the overall population.
Elizabeth has a medium SeniorScore™ of 60. The city has a mean per capita income of $20,000. The median household income is $45,000 vs the average of $84,000 for the state of New Jersey. The current unemployment rate is roughly 10.9% and the median home price is $322,500, which is significantly less than the New Jersey average of $547,500.
Elizabeth has tolerable mean temperatures, with comfortable winters and pleasant summers. The area receives heavy amounts of rainfall annually. Compared to other cities in the US, Elizabeth has a very high rate of crime, moderate water quality, and low air quality ratings.