There are 20 hospice facilities serving Boston, Massachusetts. This includes 12 facilities in Boston and 8 nearby. The median cost / day for hospice in Massachusetts is approximately $153, with costs ranging between $111 and $200 per day. On a per month basis, this equates to a mean expense of $4,590, with costs ranging from around $3,330 to $6,000. The median yearly cost is $55,080, which is the same as the US average of $55,080.
Located within Suffolk County, Boston is the capital city of Massachusetts. It is part of the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro statistical area. With 3,325,860 people in the surrounding metropolitan area and 215,443 residing in the city itself, it is the biggest city in Massachusetts. 18% of the local populace are over 55.
Boston has a moderate SeniorScore™ of 68. The city has a mean per capita income of $32,000. The median household income is $48,000 in comparison to the average of $73,000 for the entire state of Massachusetts. The current unemployment rate is roughly 11.68% and the median home price is $318,000, which is much lower than the Massachusetts average of $514,500.
Boston has tolerable average temperatures, with tolerable winters and calm summers. The area receives average amounts of rainfall annually. In relation to similarly-sized cities, Boston has a higher than average rate of crime, very low air quality ratings, and exceptional water quality.