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Independent Living in Kentucky

According to our records, Kentucky has at least 612 senior living providers, including 139 independent living communities. According to data collected by Medicare, the average cost of independent living communities in Kentucky is $21,540 per year, with costs typically ranging from $649 to $4,620 monthly. The monthly national median cost is around $1,925.

The Lexington-Fayette metro area generally has the highest independent living costs in Kentucky, with yearly costs of around $25,900 and ranging between $1,705 per month and $3,025 per month. The lowest independent living prices in Kentucky are in and around the Owensboro area. Here, costs range between $970 and $1,716 per month, with an average yearly expense of approximately $12,352.

The SeniorScore™ for Kentucky is 74. It ranks as the 26th biggest state in the US. It has a total population of around 4,345,548, 28% of which are 55 years of age or older. The average life expectancy is about 76 years.

Residents of Kentucky bring in an average of around $57,455 in household earnings per year. The median earnings per household are $44,261. On an individual basis, residents bring in about $23,070. The general cost of living in the state is very low. It presently has an unemployment rate of roughly 9.03%.

With mean temperatures ranging from 43.8 to 66.1 degrees Fahrenheit, Kentucky typically has a mild climate. The average temperature throughout the year is approximately 55.5 degrees.

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