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.)
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 |
|Rest of State||$210||$221|
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.