nursing homesWhat does a nursing home cost
in Maryland?

One survey in 2012 says about $95,000 per year...

Are you considering nursing home care for someone you love?

Are you considering nursing home care for someone you love? If you're struggling with this difficult decision and you live in Maryland, plan on spending about $261 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 $95,265 is based on an estimate of 365 days. (A private room has an average cost of $290 per day, or $105,850 a year.)

Maryland Nursing Home Costs

The Price Depends on Where You Live in Maryland.

In Baltimore for example, the average cost of a semi-private room was $279 per day. In Silver Spring it was $276, and in the rest of the state, it was $244 daily.

Maryland Semi-Private
Daily Daily
Baltimore $279 $304
Silver Spring $276 $302
Rest of State $244 $278
State Average $261 $290

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 $190 to a high of $334. That's a spread, for a year's cost, of $69,350 to $121,910.

The 2012 average was a $31 more than the 2011 average of $248 per day for a semi-private room.

Maryland was the 12th most expensive state for nursing home care.

Maryland ranked 12th for the cost of a nursing home room in the United States, according to this survey. Pennsylvania ranked just above, and Vermont 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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