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Independent Living in New Jersey

New Jersey has 822 senior care providers, which include 252 independent living communities. Costs of independent living communities in New Jersey generally range from $1,104 to $5,115 monthly, with the average cost running about $35,838 annually. The monthly national median cost is around $1,925.

The Northern New Jersey metro area generally has the highest independent living expenses in New Jersey, with prices ranging from $1,804 per month up to $5,528 per month and a median yearly cost of approximately $45,870. The lowest independent living prices in New Jersey are in and around the Ocean City area. Here, costs range between $2,035 and $3,365 per month, with an average annual expense of around $32,399.

New Jersey has an above average SeniorScore™ of 72. The state is the 11th largest state in the nation. It has an aggregate population of about 8,791,894, 27% of which are over the age of 55. The average life expectancy is about 80.3 years.

The average income per household in New Jersey is $96,017, with median earnings of approximately $76,347. People who reside in the state earn about $35,669 on a per capita basis. The overall cost of living in the state is very high and it currently has an unemployment rate of roughly 8.76%.

Average temperatures in New Jersey generally range from 42.1 to 62 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a mild climate, with an average annual temperature of about 52.6 degrees.

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