2007 Long Term Nursing Home Care Costs by State


Nursing home care costs can vary greatly from state to state and also within each state. There can be vast differences between urban and rural areas within a state, with the urban areas being more costly. Thus, the wide ranging differences in some states.

Some long term care facilities are nicer than others, but they don't come cheap. As you can see, below, nursing homes can cost a lot. To make sure you get decent care and live in pleasant surroundings, you must plan ahead. It will be worth your while if you ever find yourself needing care.

 

ST Daily Rate
Range
Average Daily Range Average Annual Range
Alaska $285-800 $523 $191,140
Alabama $115-235 $127 $46,435
Arizona $146-290 $175-200 $64,000-73,000
Califormia $130-350 $184-254 $67,500-98,000
Colorado $125-252 $166 $61,000
Connecticut $239-395 $325 $115,000-124,000
Washington DC $155-180 $217 $80,000
Deleware $168-200 $196 $72,000
Florida $130-390 $175-225 $64,000-82,000
Georgia $110-205 $134-160 $54,000
Hawaii $206-355 $270 $99,000
Iowa $105-210 $130 $48,000
Idaho $145-180 $155 $57,000
Illinois $85-280 $160 $58,500
Indiana $105-185 $170 $62,500
Kansas $97-185 $122 $44,500
Kentucky $90-185 $152 $55,600
Louisiana $96-207 $115 $42,000
Massachusetts $250-350 $276 $100,000-200,000
Maryland $148-275 $190 $66,000-73,000
Maine $160-290 $220 $80,000
Michigan $107-275 $187 $64,500
Minnesota $97-218 $131-156 $48,000-57,000
Missouri $88-220 $124-156 $48,000-57,000
Mississippi $100-190 $151 $55,000
Montana $140-240 $155 $56,500
North Carolina $100-228 $133-168 $61,000
North Dakota $120-163 $134 $49,000
Nebraska $79-190 $131 $48,000
New Hampshire $160-292 $233 $85,000
New Jersey $201-320 $236-270 $86,000-99,000
New Mexico $133-173 $151 $55,000
Nevada $150-238 $186 $68,000
New York $167-650 $230-385 $93,000-140,000
Ohio $127-386 $180 $65,500
Oklahoma $85-395 $135 $49,000
Oregon $120-338 $192 $70,000
Pennsylvania $64-565 $230 $76,000-91,000
Rhode Island $170-250 $200 $73,000
South Carolina $125-197 $150 $55,000
South Dakota $106-193 $136 $49,500
Tennessee $111-247 $150 $55,000
Texas $70-270 $130-165 $47,000-60,500
Utah $115-274 $165 $60,000
Virginia $124-240 $159 $58,000
Vermont $175-260 $207 $76,000
Washington $149-412 $235 $86,000
Wisconsin $95-345 $200 $72,500
West Virginia $99-205 $176 $64,000
Wyoming $130-250 $156 $58,000
National Average: $64-800 $195 $71,000