There are 20 retirement homes serving Shelton, Connecticut. This includes 1 in Shelton and 19 nearby. The costs per day for retirement home care in Connecticut range from $37 up to $169, with a mean expenditure running approximately $97. The monthly expense averages about $2,908 and ranges between $1,100 and $5,060. On a yearly basis, the mean cost is around $34,907, which is over the nationwide average of $23,100.
Retirement home living costs in Shelton typically range from around $2,365 per month up to $5,940 per month, with an average cost of about $3,449 per month. This equates to a yearly cost of about $41,382.
Shelton is a small city in Fairfield County within the State of Connecticut. It is included in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk metro area. While the encompassing statistical area is home to 751,636 people, there are 39,559 living in the city. 31% of the population are over the age of 55.
Shelton has an above average SeniorScore™ of 76. The city's mean household income is $83,000 ($40,000 per person), compared to an average of $79,000 for the state of Connecticut. The mean housing price in Shelton is $522,000, which is higher than the Connecticut average of $456,000. The city also has a moderate unemployment rate of about 6.76%.
Shelton has medium average temperatures, with medium winters and pleasant summers. The city receives average levels of rainfall each year. Shelton has a very low crime rate, better than average water quality ratings, and very low air quality in relation to similarly-sized cities.