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Page Reviewed / Updated – June 6, 2023
Located on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, Port Townsend offers beaches, ferry rides, coffee shops and restaurants. Downtown Seattle is also just 2 hours away for those who enjoy exploring a larger city. This quiet, scenic community is a top spot for retirees, with nearly 37% of the population aged 65 and older.
Port Townsend’s cost of living is about 12% lower than the state average, and its health care costs are approximately 10% lower than the national average. Summers are cool, with average highs around 72, while winter lows are around 32. The weather is ideal for seniors who prefer cooler temperatures over the heat. Jefferson Healthcare, a small, independently owned hospital that treats many common conditions, is the main hospital in the area. The Olympic Medical Center and the Naval Health Clinic are also close by.
Seniors who choose to retire in area assisted living communities can expect to pay around $5,750 per month, according to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey. Port Townsend’s cost is less expensive than the state average of $6,000 per month but more than the national average of $4,500.
Note: Data for Port Townsend was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Bremerton, was used instead
To learn more about this long-term care option, check out the top nine assisted living communities in the area.