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Independent Living in New York

Our records show that the state of New York has at least 1,574 senior care providers, including 444 independent living communities. With costs of independent living communities in New York generally ranging between $669 and $5,727 per month, the median yearly cost adds up to around $24,312. The nationwide average cost for the entire country is approximately $1,925 per month.

The highest independent living expenses in the state of New York are found in the Ithaca metropolitan area where they range between $1,843 per month and $5,445 per month, with an average cost of around $50,754 annually. The lowest independent living costs in New York are around the Staten Island area, where they range between $1,375 and $1,870 per month. Here, the average annual cost runs around $19,470.

The SeniorScore™ for New York is 69. The state ranks as the 3rd largest state in the US. It has an aggregate population of about 19,378,077, 29% of which are seniors. On average, residents have a life span of around 80.5 years.

The per capita income in New York is about $31,841. The average income per household is $81,518, with a median income of roughly $61,967. The general cost of living in the state is very high. It presently has an unemployment rate of around 8.26%.

New York typically has a colder than average climate, with average temperatures of about 48.5 degrees Fahrenheit. The low temperature is approximately 38.5 and the high temperature averages 57.5 degrees.

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