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Retirement Living in City of Kaufman - Texas


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Area Description

Kaufman was declared a Certified Retirement Community in 2010 and boasts the best of both worlds, Progress and Tradition. Situated 25 minutes from downtown Dallas, residents enjoy the comforts of a rural community with the conveniences of big city living just a short drive away. Kaufman is a very friendly community that has a stellar school system, active church communities and lots of local flavor. Kaufman has a good mix of local, regional & national retailers and restaurants, some featured on our historic town square.

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   As Kaufman is a short distance away from Dallas, fine dining, professional sports, art, music and the theater are all close at hand.

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The local Dance Studio offers The Nutcracker every December. In nearby Terrell (12 miles away) an E! Terrell Series is offered every year at the Performing Arts Center, featuring several live music acts throughout the year. As Kaufman is a short distance away from Dallas, fine dining, professional sports, art, music and the theater are all close at hand.

Public transportation




We have a fixed route "trolly" bus run by STAR Transit for $.25 a ride. This agency also offers curb to curb service for a slightly higher fee.

Medical Facilities


Texas Health Kaufman is a full service Hospital

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  33.0  44.5  56.0  2.9 "
 Feb  37.0  48.5  60.0  3.1 "
 Mar  44.0  55.5  67.0  3.9 "
 Apr  52.0  63.5  75.0  2.7 "
 May  62.0  72.0  82.0  4.5 "
 Jun  69.0  79.5  90.0  3.5 "
 Jul  73.0  83.5  94.0  2.2 "
 Aug  72.0  84.0  96.0  2.5 "
 Sep  65.0  77.0  89.0  2.8 "
 Oct  54.0  66.5  79.0  5.1 "
 Nov  44.0  56.0  68.0  3.6 "
 Dec  35.0  46.5  58.0  3.3 "


Our Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the low 80's and highs in the low 90's. Nights are mild with lows in the low 70's. Fall temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Cost of Living for City of Kaufman, TX

City of Kaufman, Texas cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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A variety of historic homes, modern sub-divisions, large ranches and much sought-after acreage invite visitors looking for a home town.

Senior Assistance in City of Kaufman, TX

City of Kaufman, Texas offers the following assistance for seniors:


Senior Citizens Center - 972/932-7002 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Meals on Wheels are delivered daily M-F and frozen meals can be provided as well.
There are several Home Health Agencies in Kaufman and Kaufman County.
STAR Transit offers free rides to the Senior center and low fares for door to door service for shopping, doctors appointments etc.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

There are an abundance of volunteer and job opportunities. There are many non profits, schools and churches that need volunteers on a regular basis. Additionally, full and part time work is available.

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