There are 17 hospice facilities serving Shafter, California. This includes 1 facility in Shafter and 16 nearby. The daily costs of hospice care in California range from $111 up to $200, with a mean expense running about $153. The monthly expense averages about $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. On a yearly basis, the median cost is about $55,080, which is on par with the national average of $55,080.
Located within Kern County, Shafter is a small city in the State of California. The city has a total population of 19,582, with 20,301,672 people in the encompassing statistical area. The senior community makes up 14% of the total population.
Shafter has a low SeniorScore™ of 58. The city's mean household income is $39,000 ($14,000 per person), compared to an average of $52,000 for the entire state of California. The mean home price in Shafter is $196,500, which is much lower than the state average of $451,500. Shafter also has a high unemployment rate of around 12.14%.
Shafter has ideal average temperatures, with comfortable winters and very balmy summers. The city gets ideal levels of precipitation annually. In relation to other cities, Shafter has very poor air quality ratings and an average crime rate.