Need Assistance? Call 1-888-305-1171


Independent Living in North Carolina

There are 2,265 senior care providers in the state of North Carolina, including 333 independent living communities. Costs of independent living communities in North Carolina generally range from $605 to $4,342 monthly, with average costs running about $19,404 per year. The nationwide median cost for the entire country is around $1,925 monthly.

The metropolitan area of Wilmington has the highest independent living expenses in the state of North Carolina, with prices ranging between $1,452 per month and $2,699 per month and an average annual cost of about $27,968. The lowest independent living costs in the state are in and around the Burlington area, where they range between $686 and $2,234 per month. Here, the median yearly expense runs about $15,510.

The SeniorScore™ for North Carolina is 72. With a total population of approximately 9,535,477, it ranks as the tenth biggest state in the nation. Within this population, about 29% are seniors. The average life expectancy is about 77.8 years.

The mean household income in North Carolina is $63,282, with median earnings of approximately $48,525, and per capita wages of around $25,311 annually. It has an average general cost of living and presently has an unemployment rate of about 9.67%.

Average temperatures in North Carolina generally range between 46.7 and 69.9 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a mild climate, with a mean annual temperature of around 58.7 degrees.

Please visit to get complete information on the SeniorScore™ for North Carolina.

Related Categories: North Carolina Nursing Homes, North Carolina Assisted Living, North Carolina Retirement Homes, North Carolina Memory Care, North Carolina Adult Daycare, North Carolina Home Care, North Carolina Hospice, North Carolina Respite Care, North Carolina Residential Care Homes

More About North Carolina

Top Cities for Independent Living in North Carolina

Other Cities in North Carolina

Top Articles in Independent Living

View All
What is Independent Living for Seniors?

What is Independent Living?

Among the different options available for senior housing, independent living is the least hands-on and the least expensive. While seniors who are still living in their own homes could technically be described as "living independently," in senior housing, "independent living" just describes senior...More

Read More
What Is Senior Co-Housing?

What Is Senior Co-Housing?

If you've been researching senior living arrangements, either for yourself or a loved one, then chances are you're already thinking about the standard options – home care, retirement communities, or independent living. If you dig a bit deeper, you might find that another living option is becoming ...More

Read More
Independent Living or Assisted Living? What is the Difference?

Independent Living or Assisted Living? What is the Difference?

In today's senior living community, there are a number of housing options available that can provide seniors with the ideal environment to enjoy their golden years. Every senior is unique, just as every situation is unique, which means that different seniors may benefit from different types of care ...More

Read More

Click Here to Request Pricing Info

Please Wait... Your Information is Processing