Highest/Lowest Daily Rates
Alabama's highest rate for a semi-private room in a nursing home was $289/day, from facilities in the Daphne-Fairhope-Foley region. The Birmingham area reported the second highest daily rate of $251.
The area with the lowest rate was the Anniston-Oxford region, with $144/day. Some facilities in small towns and rural communities offer care as low as $130 per day.
A full year of care at the maximum rate of $289/day would cost $105,485. A full year at the minimum rate be $52,560.
The median rate for the whole state was $191 per day, or $69,715 per year, for a semi-private room. A private room averaged about $209/day, which comes to $76,267 for a year.
The cost of nursing home care in Alabama is generally less than the national average for all 50 states.