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There are a total of 3969 senior housing options in Wisconsin. Some people may refer to them as Wisconsin senior apartments or Wisconsin 55+ apartments while others may think of them as Wisconsin senior living communities. Costs for senior housing vary in Wisconsin, depending on how luxurious the apartment complex / senior community is, as well as what area the apartments are located in. Senior living complexes in Wisconsin may include both independent living apartments without any additional services, as well as assisted living apartments that help Wisconsin residents with daily living activities. There are both low-income or income based and other apartments for seniors in Wisconsin. Older adult apartments in Wisconsin may also be part of larger Wisconsin continuing care facilities. Many senior living apartments in Wisconsin are pet friendly. If you are wondering, how do I find senior apartments near me in Wisconsin, please use our Wisconsin senior housing locator above or browse by city / county below.

Wisconsin Senior Apartments

Wisconsin, also regarded as “America’s Dairyland”, offers the classic Midwest experience and local access to some of the finest cheese and dairy products made in the world. The state provides a convenient location to the Great Lakes, namely Lake Michigan (to the east) and Lake Superior (to the north). Senior housing in Wisconsin is priced around the national average and offers a slower style of living, in a conservative setting.

The state is middle of the road in terms of its ranking for landmass and population as compared to other states in America. Milwaukee, the largest state in Wisconsin, is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan and also a popular area for senior living. Wisconsin senior apartments for rent can also be found in the state capital of Madison along with the mid-size cities of Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine and Appleton.

The geography of Wisconsin varies depending on the area you live in. The Northern Highland and Western Upland occupy the western part of Wisconsin, along with the central plains that present traditional farm and ranch land. The state also offers an underrated amount of waterfront property for senior housing in Wisconsin, as the state is second to Michigan in terms of coastline along the Great Lakes.

Affordable Senior Apartments for Rent in Wisconsin

Where can you find affordable senior housing in Wisconsin for seniors living on a fixed income? What is the average monthly rent for senior living facilities in Wisconsin?

The average senior housing cost in Wisconsin is just above $2,000 per month, around the national average. These senior citizen apartments often provide spacious rooms, non-slip floors, stair-free units, automatic doors and handicap access including boarding ramps to the apartment or condo entrance.

Affordable Wisconsin senior living apartments start at around $1,000 per month, and it is very possible to find exceptional senior apartments or condos priced around $1,500 per month. The demand for senior living in Wisconsin is not extremely high, so unlike states like Texas, Florida and California you do not have to feel pressured to make a rash decision.

Top Cities and Towns for Wisconsin Senior Housing

Where are the best places to live in Wisconsin for seniors? Fox Point, Whitefish Bay, Elm Grove and Waunakee provide excellent, luxurious apartments and condos for seniors in Wisconsin. McFarland, Cedarburg, Mequon, Verona and Middleton are also top-notch destinations for Wisconsin senior housing.

Affordable senior housing in Wisconsin can also be found in the communities of Merrill, Sturtevant, Marinette, Suamico and New London.

Pet-Friendly Wisconsin Senior Living Facilities & Other Amenities

Most of the best senior citizen living complexes in Wisconsin are pet-friendly. Check with management before signing a lease to be made clear of any breed restrictions. Some senior housing in Wisconsin may tack on additional monthly fees or deposit for housing cats, dogs and other pets.

Other amenities of Wisconsin senior housing complexes include gated entrances, secured parking, 24/7 security monitoring, community lounge or day-use area, fitness center, activity room, community laundry services and weekly scheduled activities. 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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