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Independent Living in Michigan

Michigan has 5,433 senior housing providers, which include 537 independent living communities. According to information published by Medicare, the median cost of independent living communities in Michigan is $21,120 yearly, with costs ranging between $412 and $4,317 monthly. The nationwide average cost for all 50 states is about $1,925 per month.

The Midland metropolitan area generally has the highest independent living expenses in Michigan, with prices ranging between $1,568 per month and $3,046 per month and an average yearly cost of about $28,793. The lowest independent living costs in Michigan are around the Jackson area, where they range between $578 and $2,203 per month. Here, the median annual expense runs about $16,170.

The SeniorScore™ for Michigan is 72. It is the 8th biggest state in the country. It has an aggregate population of around 9,883,612. Within this number, approximately 31% are 55 years of age or older. On average, residents have a life expectancy of about 78.2 years.

The average household income in Michigan is $64,538, with a median income of around $51,500, and per capita income of around $25,537 per year. The state has presently has an unemployment rate of roughly 12.6% and an average overall cost of living.

Average temperatures in Michigan typically range between 36.1 and 55.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a colder than average climate, with an average annual temperature of about 46.3 degrees.

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