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There are a total of 1054 senior housing options in Missouri. Some people may refer to them as Missouri senior apartments or Missouri 55+ apartments while others may think of them as Missouri senior living communities. Costs for senior housing vary in Missouri, depending on how luxurious the apartment complex / senior community is, as well as what area the apartments are located in. Senior living complexes in Missouri may include both independent living apartments without any additional services, as well as assisted living apartments that help Missouri residents with daily living activities. There are both low-income or income based and other apartments for seniors in Missouri. Older adult apartments in Missouri may also be part of larger Missouri continuing care facilities. Many senior living apartments in Missouri are pet friendly. If you are wondering, how do I find senior apartments near me in Missouri, please use our Missouri senior housing locator above or browse by city / county below.

Missouri Senior Apartments

Missouri, like a lot of the Midwest, is unfortunately overlooked not only in all it has to offer but also its appropriateness for the elderly looking to find a new apartment or senior living community for the later years of their life. Missouri senior housing is among the most overlooked in the nation due to the state’s low cost of living and even lower housing costs.

The state of Missouri also features a nice blend of big city entertainment and culture, along with the traditional slower pace and style of Midwest America. With over six million residents, Missouri is far from barren as many live in the expansive urban environments of St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia and Springfield. The state’s capital of Jefferson City, located near the Missouri river, is another popular destination for senior apartments for rent in Missouri.

Features of Missouri Senior Housing for Rent

A good share of quality senior housing rentals in Missouri is spread across the state and is not very competitive, so you don’t have to fight others and make quick, rash decisions to find the next place of your dreams.

These senior apartment units are not only comfortable and stylish but provide convenient access to the region’s tasty St. Louis-style and Kansas City-style barbecue. If you love a good BBQ, then you would be hard pressed to find better food than what exists in Missouri.

Along with its food, the state is well renowned for its rich music scene of Kansas City jazz and blues, as well as ragtime that goes together smoothly with quality beer and wine that is locally produced.

Affordable Senior Housing in Missouri

Missouri, also known as the “Show-Me” state certainly shows phenomenal prices! The average senior housing or apartment for rent in Missouri is priced at $2,000 per month. That figure is below the national average and affordable senior apartments in Missouri can drop as low as $900 to $1,000 per month.

Glendale, Webster Groves, Creve Coeur, Ladue, Kirkwood, Clayton and Brentwood are all considered some of the finest places for senior housing in Missouri and have a high contingent of seniors residing in the area. You can discover some of the best apartment units in these areas.

Are you a senior in Missouri living on a fixed income that needs to downgrade or find something cheaper? Communities like Dexter, Kennett, Poplar Bluff, Neosho, Webb City and Carthage have some of the lowest home values in the state and consequently very affordable senior housing in Missouri.

Moving in with a pet? In the past, it was difficult to find senior housing in Missouri that was pet-friendly. That has changed over the decades as management has discovered how important pets are to the well-being of all people, especially seniors, and how they are also part of a family. As a result, most senior apartments in Missouri allow small pets like cats or dogs these days though you may have to pay extra every month and/or put down a side deposit for your pet. Be sure to check with any senior citizen apartment complexes about their policy before committing to anything if you have pets! provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

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