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Home Care in Alaska

Alaska has 19 in-home care providers, with 625 total senior care providers servicing the state. According to information collected by Medicare, the median cost of home healthcare providers in Alaska is $56,125 per year, with costs ranging from $3,840 to $7,200 monthly. The monthly nationwide average cost is about $4,800.

The highest home healthcare expenses in the state of Alaska are found in the Anchorage metropolitan area where prices range from $26 per hour up to $29 per hour, with an average cost of approximately $62,348 annually. The lowest in-home care costs in the state are around the Fairbanks area. Here, costs range between $24 and $26 per hour, with an average annual cost of approximately $59,374.

Alaska has a medium SeniorScore™ of 61. It ranks as the 47th largest state in the US. It has a combined population of around 709,930, 21% of which are over the age of 55. Residents have on average a life expectancy of around 78.3.

The average household income in Alaska is $84,121, with a median income of approximately $70,433. People who reside in the state earn about $32,013 on an individual basis. It has a very high overall cost of living and presently has an unemployment rate of approximately 8.35%.

Alaska typically has a frigid climate, with average temperatures of about 36.7 degrees. The low temperature is about 29 and the high temperature averages 43.5 degrees.

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