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Independent Living in Texas

According to our records, the state of Texas has 5,800 senior care providers, which include 738 independent living communities. According to data collected by Medicare, the median cost of independent living communities in Texas is $23,248 per year, with costs ranging from $453 to $4,732 monthly. The nationwide median cost for all states is around $1,925 per month.

The highest independent living expenses in the state of Texas are found in the Midland metropolitan area where prices range from $1,976 per month up to $2,585 per month, with an average cost of about $30,030 per year. The lowest independent living prices in Texas are around the Laredo area, where they average about $11,880 annually and range between $792 and $1,188 per month.

Texas has an exceptional SeniorScore™ of 75. The state ranks as the 2nd biggest state in the US. It has a combined population of approximately 25,144,800. Within this number, about 26% are seniors. Residents have on average a life span of approximately 78.5 years.

The average per capita earnings in Texas are about $25,594, with an average income per household of $69,705, and median earnings of about $54,427. The general cost of living in the state is low and it currently has an unemployment rate of roughly 7.38%.

With average temperatures ranging between 54.5 and 77.2 degrees Fahrenheit, Texas has a generally warmer climate. The average annual temperature is approximately 66.4 degrees.

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