There are 14 hospice facilities serving Gadsden, Alabama. This includes 3 facilities in Gadsden and 11 nearby. The daily costs of hospice in Alabama range from $111 up to $200, with a median expense running approximately $153. The monthly expense averages about $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. On an annual basis, the median cost is about $55,080, which is on par with the nationwide average of $55,080.
Gadsden is a mid-size city in the State of Alabama. It is located within Etowah County. It is the 8th largest city in the state. While the city itself has 67,082 people, the encompassing area includes a population of 74,795. People who are over the age of 55 constitute about 30% of the total population.
The SeniorScore™ for Gadsden is 72. The average home price in the city is $127,500, which is somewhat lower than the Alabama average of $145,500. Gadsden has a high unemployment rate of around 11.31%. The city's average household income is $39,000 ($22,000 per person), versus the average of $40,000 for the entire state of Alabama.
Gadsden has mild mean temperatures, with comfortable winters and temperate summers. The city receives very heavy levels of rainfall annually. Compared to other American cities, Gadsden has a very high rate of crime and below average air quality.