There are 20 hospice facilities near East Chicago, Indiana. Hospice care costs in Indiana range from about $111 to $200 daily, with a mean cost running approximately $153. The monthly expense averages roughly $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. Yearly, the average cost is about $55,080, which is the same as the nationwide average of $55,080.
East Chicago is a small city in Lake County, Indiana. It is included in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metropolitan area. The city has a total population of 29,698, with 567,826 people in the surrounding area. The 55+ community comprises around 21% of the total population.
East Chicago has a moderate SeniorScore™ of 63. The city has an average per capita income of $14,000 and an average household income is $28,000 (the Indiana state average is $49,000). The average home price in East Chicago is $124,500, which is somewhat lower than the state average of $163,500. The city also has a high unemployment rate of approximately 13.63%.
East Chicago has medium mean temperatures, with medium winters and pleasant summers. The area gets average amounts of precipitation each year. In comparison to other American cities, East Chicago has a very high rate of crime, average water quality, and very low air quality.