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Independent Living in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 1,902 senior living providers, which include 716 independent living communities. With costs of independent living communities in Pennsylvania typically ranging between $508 and $4,222 per month, the average yearly cost runs around $21,648. The monthly national average cost is about $1,925.

The highest independent living costs in the state of Pennsylvania are found in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan area where prices range between $578 per month and $6,188 per month, with a median cost of approximately $32,244 annually. The lowest independent living prices in the state are in the East Stroudsburg area. Here, they range from $1,375 to $1,444 per month, with an average annual cost of approximately $16,830.

The SeniorScore™ for Pennsylvania is 73. The state has a combined population of approximately 12,702,375, which makes it the sixth largest state in the US. Among this population, about 31% are seniors. On average, residents have a life expectancy of approximately 78.5 years.

The mean household income in Pennsylvania is $69,518, with median earnings of about $54,921. People who reside in the state bring in about $27,854 on an individual basis. The state has a high overall cost of living and presently has an unemployment rate of roughly 8.11%.

With average temperatures ranging between 39.1 and 60.2 degrees Fahrenheit, Pennsylvania typically has a cooler climate. The average temperature throughout the year is around 50.2 degrees.

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