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Page Reviewed / Updated – May 7, 2023
Live Oak is a small city in north central Florida that acts as the county seat for Suwannee County. The city is serviced by three major highways and multiple local airports. It has a large, award-winning library with over 200,000 titles and sections offering seniors health screenings, computer classes and social services.
According to the 2020 Census, 6,735 people call Live Oak home. Around 1,165 of the residents are 65 years and older. The AARP gives Live Oak a 47-point livability score for seniors. This is because the city has higher health costs than the national average. However, the cost of living in Live Oak is 18.4% lower than the U.S. average, making housing, groceries and transportation more affordable for older residents. While the area experiences high annual rainfall, its climate produces over 220 days of sun and no snow during winter. Living in Live Oak, seniors save money while enjoying pleasant weather all year.
The Genworth Cost of Care Survey places the monthly cost of assisted living services in Live Oak at $3,179. This amount is lower than Florida’s monthly average of $4,000 for the same services. Assisted living in Live Oak is also more affordable than the $4,500 monthly average for the rest of the country.
Note: Data for Live Oak was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Valdosta, was used instead.
This guide provides seniors a look into the 7 best assisted living communities in Live Oak, Fl.