There are 20 hospice facilities serving Lowell, Massachusetts. This includes 7 facilities in Lowell and 13 nearby. The daily costs of hospice care in Massachusetts range from $111 to $200, with a mean cost running around $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 equal to the national average of $55,080.
Located within Middlesex County, Lowell is a medium sized city in the State of Massachusetts. It is included in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metropolitan statistical area. It is the 4th biggest city in the state. The surrounding area includes 3,325,860 residents, but there are 106,541 living within the city. The 55+ community makes up about 20% of the overall population.
Lowell has an average SeniorScore™ of 64. The mean housing price in the city is $271,500, which is lower than the state average of $514,500. Lowell has a high unemployment rate of around 9.53%. The city's mean household income is $52,000 ($24,000 per person), compared to the average of $73,000 for the entire state of Massachusetts.
Lowell has harsh mean temperatures, with cold winters and pleasant summers. The area receives average amounts of rain each year. In comparison to other cities in the United States, Lowell has excellent water quality ratings, above average air quality, and a high crime rate.