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Page Reviewed / Updated – October 7, 2022

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Seniors who are looking for an affordable retirement destination will find that St. Petersburg, FL, has a cost of living 1.4% lower than the national average. The biggest cost of living savings can be found in housing, which is 8% lower than the U.S. median and 10% lower than Florida’s average cost. The city also has warm, sunny weather with 248 sunny days per year, compared with the U.S. average of 205 days. Assisted living costs are approximately $3,350 per month.

St. Petersburg’s health care, utilities and groceries costs are slightly above the national averages, but residents still save because Florida does not charge an income tax or tax retirement and Social Security benefits.

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Saint Petersburg, FL, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Saint Petersburg, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living in St. Petersburg, FL

Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey calculates the cost of assisted living in St. Petersburg at $3,350 per month. This amount is $650 less than the state average and $1,150 lower than the U.S. median. Orlando has a cost that is $650 higher. Lakeland has the region’s lowest monthly care cost at $3,300, and Cape Coral, south of St. Petersburg, has the region’s highest cost at $4,334.

  •  St. Petersburg: $3,350
  • Florida: $4,000
  • United States: $4,500
  • Orlando: $4,000
  • Lakeland: $3,300
  • Cape Coral: $4,334

The Cost of Other Types of Care in St. Petersburg, FL

Seniors pay an average of $3,350 per month for assisted living care in St. Petersburg. In-home care costs approximately $4,767 per month, while home health care costs slightly more at $4,862. Nursing home costs are about three times higher than assisted living costs, at $8,927 per month for a semi-private room and $9,885 for a private room. Adult day health care, which caters to seniors who need less assistance. is the most affordable option at $2,123 per month. 

  • Assisted Living Facility: $3,350
  • In-Home Care: $4,767
  • Home Health Care: $4,862
  • Adult Day Health Care: $2,123
  • Nursing Home Facility (semi-private room): $8,927
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $9,885

Note: Data for St. Petersburg was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Tampa, was used instead.

Bon Secours Place at St. Petersburg

Seniors who are searching for a friendly, faith-based facility will feel right at home at Bon Secours Place, a community sponsored by the Sisters of Bon Secours. Resident suites are grouped into neighborhoods complete with dining rooms, living rooms and enclosed courtyards, and the facility is connected to the Bon Secours Health System. Each suite includes a full private bathroom and kitchenette, and three healthy meals are served daily. Transportation to medical appointments is provided, and on-site activities include yoga, Wii bowling, sing-alongs and bingo games. 

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Brentwood at St. Pete

Located just a short drive from St. Pete Beach and Circle Park, Brentwood at St. Pete offers assisted living and memory care services. Accommodations include well-appointed, barrier-free studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments equipped with basic cable, ceiling fans and individual climate controls. Meals are served in the restaurant-style dining room, and there is a private dining room available for special events and family celebrations. Seniors can enjoy plenty of fresh air on the shaded patio, stay active in the fitness center and relax in the furnished common areas. 

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  • Scheduled transportation to local shops and medical centers
  • Emergency call system throughout the facility

Bloom at St. Petersburg

Situated just a few blocks from the St. Petersburg General Hospital, Bloom at St. Petersburg is a family-owned and operated assisted living and memory care facility. The spacious 6-acre campus provides seniors with plenty of space to enjoy the Florida sunshine while playing Bocce ball, practicing on the putting green or simply enjoying views of one of the beautiful fountains. Transportation is available in the wheelchair-accessible bus, and there is a chapel, community room and designated smoking area.

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Grand Villa of St. Petersburg

Located between I-275 and Hwy 19 just a few blocks from the Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, Grand Villa of St. Petersburg offers seniors resort-inspired assisted living and dementia care services. The spacious, bright private and semiprivate apartments are equipped with individual climate controls, sprinklers, smoke detectors and an emergency call system. Residents can spend their days relaxing by the pool, strolling through the landscaped courtyard or having fun with friends over a game of cards. Pets under 20 pounds are welcome, and pet-therapy animals drop by on a regular basis. 

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The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay

With stunning waterfront views and plenty of nearby shops, restaurants and health care services, The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay is ideal for seniors seeking an assisted living facility that offers upscale amenities. Residents can relax by the heated waterfront pool, fish off the private pier and invite loved ones to stay in the guest suite. Meals are served restaurant style, and the dynamic activity calendar includes escorted day trips, fitness classes and signature Watermark University educational programs. 

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Masonic Home of Florida

The Masonic Home of Florida is a spacious, waterfront assisted living community open to all seniors, including non-Masons. The 18-acre campus provides awe-inspiring views across the Coffeepot Bayou, and the Northeast Park Shopping Center is just a few short blocks away. Residents can choose between single and double rooms complete with a full en suite bathroom and comfortable living area. Meals are served in the bright, spacious dining room that faces the water, and in-room dining is available upon request.

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  • Ice cream parlor with 24-hour coffee bar
  • Wheelchair-accessible transportation to local appointments, events and shopping centers

Bayside Terrace

Bayside Terrace is an independent living, assisted living and memory care community situated just off Highway 19 near the Mainlands Golf Course. This smoke-free facility features private apartments with either a full kitchen or kitchenette, generous en suite storage and basic cable. Community amenities include a salon, laundry facilities, games room and enclosed outdoor space with paved walking paths. Three daily meals are provided, and friendly staff are on site 24 hours a day. 

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Westminster Shores

Nestled along the tranquil shores of Little Bayou, Westminster Shores is a faith-based community founded by the First Presbyterian Church of Bradenton. Pets are welcome here, and there are plenty of level, paved trails that make the perfect places to walk a dog. Seniors can enjoy gourmet meals in the bay view dining room, or a light snack in the Crossroads Cafe. There's a heated outdoor swimming pool, library and computer center, and on-site health center. We included Westminster Shores in this top 10 list because residents and family members rave about the stunning location, caring staff and friendly neighborhood. 

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Baytree Lakeside

Baytree Lakeside is a warm, inviting one-story assisted living residence located just a few blocks from the St. Petersburg General Hospital and 6 miles from downtown St. Petersburg. Residents enjoy scheduled transportation to nearby shops and attractions, and in-house activities include exercise classes, card games, puzzle parties and ice cream socials. Weekly laundry and housekeeping is included, and seniors can rest easy knowing staff is always available to lend a helping hand. 

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  • On-site beauty and barber services
  • Wireless call button emergency response system

Addington Place at College Harbor

Located close to Cats Point and the Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve, Addington Place at College Harbor is a resort-inspired community for seniors. The spacious apartment suites offer stunning ocean views, and residents enjoy easy access to waterfront trails, fishing piers and parks. Amenities include a stunning outdoor pool, large covered patio, putting green and shuffleboard court. Laundry services and computer access are included, and furnished guest accommodations are available for family and friends. 

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