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Independent Living in Wisconsin

The state of Wisconsin contains 421 independent living communities, with 3,854 total senior living providers operating in the state. According to information collected by Medicare, the average cost of independent living communities in Wisconsin is $25,410 per year, with costs typically ranging between $501 and $5,362 per month. The national average cost for all 50 states is around $1,925 monthly.

The metro area of Sheboygan generally has the highest independent living expenses in the state of Wisconsin, with prices ranging between $1,645 per month and $3,025 per month and an average yearly cost of about $30,690. The lowest independent living prices in the state are around the La Crosse-Onalaska area. Here, costs range between $407 and $3,047 per month, with an average yearly cost of around $19,635.

Wisconsin has a good SeniorScore™ of 71. With an aggregate population of about 5,687,012, the state ranks as the 20th largest state in the US. Within this populace, about 30% are 55 years of age or older. Residents have on average a life expectancy of about 80 years.

The per capita income in Wisconsin is around $27,204. The average household income is $66,840, with a median income of roughly $54,185. It currently has an unemployment rate of approximately 7.3% and the general cost of living is average.

Wisconsin typically has a frigid climate, with average temperatures around 44.6 degrees. The low temperature is around 33.9 and the high temperature averages 54.4 degrees.

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