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How Much a Nursing Home Costs per Hour in Every State

How Much a Nursing Home Costs per Hour in Every State

The cost of care in a nursing home isn’t particularly cheap, but in which states is it the most expensive?

After analyzing data from SeniorLiving.org, we created this infographic that takes a look at the costs of nursing homes across every state in America. The data covers the average costs on an annual basis, then breaks it down even further to show nursing home costs in every state per month, on a weekly basis, per day, and even per hour.

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How Much a Nursing Home Costs per Hour in Every State

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The state with the most expensive nursing home costs is Alaska, where it will cost you $341,184 per year on average. That breaks down to $28,432 each month! This is more than double the cost of the second most expensive state in the country (Connecticut at $158,136 each year).

Here’s a breakdown of the average costs of a nursing home in the United States:

  • Per Hour: $11.98
  • Per Day: $287.56
  • Per Week: $2,018.44
  • Per Month: $8,746.56
  • Per Year: $104,958.71

These are the ten most expensive states when it comes to annual nursing home costs:

  1. Alaska: $341,184 per year ($28,432 per month)
  2. Connecticut: $158,136 per year ($13,178 per month)
  3. Hawaii: $154,944 per year ($12,912 per month)
  4. Massachusetts: $148,740 per year ($12,395 per month)
  5. New York: $143,670 per year ($11,972.50 per month)
  6. North Dakota: $136,302 per year ($11,358.50 per month)
  7. New Jersey: $135,054 per year ($11,254.50 per month)
  8. Delaware: $128,664 per year ($10,722 per month)
  9. New Hampshire: $128,664 per year ($10,722 per month)
  10. West Virginia: $128,118 per year ($10,676.50 per month)

Here are the ten least expensive states in terms of the annual cost of a nursing home:

  1. Oklahoma: $59,592 per year ($4,966 per month)
  2. Missouri: $63,372 per year ($5,281 per month)
  3. Louisiana: $64,644 per year ($5,387 per month)
  4. Kansas: $67,674 per year ($5,639.50 per month)
  5. Texas: $68,028 per year ($5,669 per month)
  6. Arkansas: $68,034 per year ($5,669.50 per month)
  7. Iowa: $75,372 per year ($6,281 per month)
  8. Illinois: $76,014 per year ($6,334.50 per month)
  9. Alabama: $77,640 per year ($6,470 per month)
  10. Georgia: $78,660 per year ($6,555 per month)

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