Highest/Lowest Daily Rates
Texas has the lowest nursing room costs in all the nation. At $140 daily cost for a semi-private room, is $80 per day less than the national median for all states, which is $220.
The costliest nursing home rate (semi-private room) of $260 was reported in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington. A full year of care at that rate would be $94,900.
That record-high rate could be from a single exceptional facility, and is not typical of other nursing homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area. The median rate for the area is only $156/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 area with the highest median rates was Austin-Round Rock. Nursing homes in that area reported daily rates between $115 and $218.
The lowest rate in the state was $90.
The median rate for the entire state was $140 per day for a semi-private room, and $188 for a private room.