nursing homesWhat does a nursing home cost
in Idaho?

One survey says about $77,000 per year...

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Are you considering nursing home care for someone you love? If you're struggling with this difficult decision and you live in Idaho, plan on spending about $212 per day. That's the average cost in the state for a Semi-Private room, according to a survey published by the MetLife Mature Market Institute*. The projected yearly cost of $77,380 is based on an estimate of 365 days. (A private room has an average cost of $225 per day, or $82,125 a year.)

Idaho Nursing Home Costs

The Price Depends on Where You Live in Idaho: Boise, or elsewhere.

In Boise for example, the average cost of a semi-private room was $220 per day. In the rest of the state, it was $210 daily.

Idaho Semi-Private
Daily Daily
Boise $220 $242
Rest of State $210 $221
State Average $212 $225

The Highs and Lows of Costs in the State

The rates in our chart reflect average costs. There were many facilities that charged more or less than the average. A semi-private room in the state ranged from a low of $203 to a high of $236. That's a spread, for a year's cost, of $74,095 to $86,140.

The 2012 average was a $9 more than the 2011 average of $211 per day for a semi-private room.

Number 29 out of 51 in this survey

Idaho ranked 29th for the cost of a nursing home room in the United States, according to this survey. Virginia ranked just above, and Ohio just under. The United States average cost for a semi-private room was was $222 per day. A private room was $248.

Explanatory note about the survey:

Data was compiled using hourly/daily cost averages as published in the MetLife Mature Market Institute Market Survey of Long-Term Care Costs. This survey information came from the MetLife Mature Market Institute. The full report is available at the Institute's website.

"MetLife provides a "State Average" for each type of long-term care service in each state -the average of all rates for all sampled services in the state. In the states where MetLife includes average rates for one or more cities or areas within a state, these averages are specific to those areas."
MetLife Mature Market Institute
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