Are you considering nursing home care for someone you love? If you're struggling with this difficult decision and you live in Minnesota, plan on spending about $223 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 $81,395 is based on an estimate of 365 days. (A private room has an average cost of $241 per day, or $87,965 a year.)
The Price Depends on Where You Live in Minnesota.
In the Twin Cities area for example, the average cost of a semi-private room was $231 per day. In Rochester it was $200. In the rest of the state, it was $228 daily.
|Minnesota|| Semi-Private |
|Rest of State||$228||$249|
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 $147 to a high of $308. That's a spread, for a year's cost, of $53,655 to $112,420.
The 2012 average was $18 higher than the 2011 average of $205 per day for a semi-private room.
Minnesota was the 35th most expensive state for nursing home care.
Minnesota ranked 35th for the cost of a nursing home room in the United States, according to this survey. Utah ranked just above, and South Carolina just under. The United States average cost for a semi-private room was was $222 per day. A private room was $248.