Highest/Lowest Daily Rates
New York is an expensive state for nursing home costs. With a daily cost for a semi-private room of $361, it is $141 more than the national median for all states, which is $220.
The highest nursing home rate (semi-private room) of $1080 was reported in Manhatten. A full year of care at that rate would be $394,200.
The record-high rate could be from a single exceptional facility, and is not typical of all nursing homes. The median rate for the Manhatten area is much less, at $500/day.
The median rate is the middle point between the highest and lowest. It is similar to an average, but not exactly the same.
The lowest median rate in the state was $278 per day; in the Utica-Rome area.
The median rate for the entire state was $361 per day for a semi-private room, and $374 for a private room.