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There are a total of 950 senior housing options in Ohio. Some people may refer to them as Ohio senior apartments or Ohio 55+ apartments while others may think of them as Ohio senior living communities. Costs for senior housing vary in Ohio, depending on how luxurious the apartment complex / senior community is, as well as what area the apartments are located in. Senior living complexes in Ohio may include both independent living apartments without any additional services, as well as assisted living apartments that help Ohio residents with daily living activities. There are both low-income or income based and other apartments for seniors in Ohio. Older adult apartments in Ohio may also be part of larger Ohio continuing care facilities. Many senior living apartments in Ohio are pet friendly. If you are wondering, how do I find senior apartments near me in Ohio, please use our Ohio senior housing locator above or browse by city / county below.

Ohio Senior Apartments

Ohio has long been considered the quintessential Midwest state due to its combination of agricultural and industrial sectors, representing a blue-collar work mentality and a state that places an emphasis on family values. If this is the kind of society you were raised or spent your career in, or if it's the type of community you would like to be a part of in your retirement years, then senior apartments for rent in Ohio are definitely worth your consideration.

Thanks to affordable Ohio senior housing, with some units that start at $900 per month and average out to $2,400 per month, the Midwestern state has developed into an under the radar senior living place.

Located halfway between New York City and Chicago, Ohio has a great location that also is not far from other major hubs like Boston, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Nashville. The Canadian city of Toronto is also within reach. However, aside from the big cities of Cleveland and Cincinnati, most of Ohio reflects small-town Midwest and old-fashion values.

Ohio provides four distinct seasons, variable terrain, plenty of attractions and sightseeing opportunities as well as quality healthcare. The latter of which is very important for a number of 55+ and 62+ seniors living in Ohio, or those who are searching for senior housing in the state.

Prices for Senior Housing in Ohio

While the state average rent for senior apartments in Ohio is a little higher than the norm ($2,450 per month), this number is substantially higher in a select number of pricey, luxurious senior citizen complexes in Ohio that can reach prices of $4,000+ per month. However, Ohio apartments for seniors on a fixed income are more abundant here than in many other states in the country. Numerous high quality, comfortable senior rental units start at $900, with many within the $1,100 to $1,400 price range. Most seniors can afford that type of monthly rent.

Top Locations for Ohio Senior Apartments for Rent

Where are the best senior living facilities in Ohio located? After many seniors already living in the state were polled, the consensus was that Dublin, Bexley, West Chester, Upper Arlington and Hudson were the five best locations for Ohio senior housing. These communities have a high number of seniors, are low in traffic and crime, and offer an overall sense of comfort and well-being.

Mason, Powell and Westerville just missed the list of top five places. Meanwhile, among the most affordable areas for senior apartments for rent in Ohio that were mentioned are Youngstown, Warren, Campbell, Greenville and Struthers. The communities of Salem, Niles, Girard, Eaton and Conneaut also are among the top 10 locations for seniors living on a fixed income in Ohio.

Cincinnati and Cleveland are by far the biggest cities in the state. While they do offer cheaper senior housing in Ohio along with more entertainment, food, drink and shopping options, expect to deal with far more traffic and crowds. If that is not a big deal for you, then you can definitely find quality Ohio senior apartments in the inner city. 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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