There are 10 hospice facilities serving Kearney, Nebraska. This includes 7 facilities in Kearney and 3 nearby. The average cost per day of hospice in Nebraska is around $153, with costs ranging between $111 and $200 daily. On a monthly basis, this equates to a median cost of $4,590, with costs ranging from around $3,330 up to $6,000. The average yearly cost is $55,080, which is the same as the nationwide average of $55,080.
Located within Buffalo County, Kearney is a small city in Nebraska. It is the 5th biggest city in the state. The encompassing metro area includes 576,149 people, but there are 36,411 within the city. People who are 55 and over make up around 22% of the total community.
Kearney has a good SeniorScore™ of 75. The city's median household income is $51,000 ($24,000 on a per capita basis), vs the average of $50,000 for the whole of Nebraska. The median housing price in Kearney is $112,500, which is somewhat lower than the Nebraska average of $139,500. Kearney has a low unemployment rate of about 4.75%.
Kearney has extreme mean temperatures, with cold winters and mildly warm summers. The city receives ideal amounts of rainfall each year. In relation to similarly-sized cities, Kearney has excellent air quality ratings and a moderate rate of crime.