There are 20 hospice facilities serving Palmerton, Pennsylvania. This includes 1 facility in Palmerton and 19 nearby. The costs per day for hospice in Pennsylvania range from $111 up to $200, with an average expenditure running approximately $153. The monthly cost averages about $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. Yearly, the mean cost is about $55,080, which is equal to the US average of $55,080.
Located in Carbon County, Palmerton is a small city in Pennsylvania. It is part of the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton metropolitan statistical area. While the city itself contains 10,578 people, the surrounding area has a populace of 605,195. The 55-and-over community represents approximately 29% of the total population.
The SeniorScore™ for Palmerton is 66. The city's median household income is $51,000 ($24,000 per capita), compared to an average of $51,000 for the state of Pennsylvania. The median home price in Palmerton is $196,500, which is somewhat lower than the Pennsylvania average of $213,000. The city has an average unemployment rate of roughly 5.03%.
Palmerton has moderate mean temperatures, with moderate winters and mildly warm summers. The city receives average amounts of rainfall annually. In comparison to similarly-sized cities, Palmerton has very low air quality and a low crime rate.