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Independent Living in Virginia

Our records show that the state of Virginia has 1,131 senior care providers, which include 268 independent living communities. With costs of independent living communities in Virginia typically ranging from $637 to $3,674 monthly, the average annual cost adds up to around $26,334. The monthly nationwide median cost is about $1,925.

The Charlottesville metro area has the highest independent living expenses in the state of Virginia, with annual costs of about $30,855 and ranging from $1,345 per month up to $3,308 per month. The lowest independent living prices in Virginia are in and around the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News area, where they average around $21,575 annually and range between $908 and $3,523 per month.

Virginia has a very high SeniorScore™ of 78. According to the most current census data, the state has a total population of 8,001,239, which makes it the 12th largest state in the US. Among this populace, about 30% are seniors. The average life expectancy is about 79 years of age.

The average household income in Virginia is $86,407, with median earnings of about $70,281, and per capita wages of about $33,183 per year. The overall cost of living in the state is high and it currently has an unemployment rate of around 6.42%.

With mean temperatures ranging between 43.7 and 66.5 degrees Fahrenheit, Virginia has a generally cooler climate. The average temperature throughout the year is approximately 55.6 degrees.

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