There are 19 hospice facilities serving Waltham, Massachusetts. This includes 3 facilities in Waltham and 16 nearby. Hospice costs in Massachusetts range from about $111 to $200 per day, with an average expenditure running around $153. The per month expense averages roughly $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. On an annual basis, the mean cost is around $55,080, which is equal to the US average of $55,080.
Waltham is a medium sized city in Middlesex County in Massachusetts. It is part of the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area. It has a total population of 60,632, with 3,325,860 inhabitants in the surrounding metro area. People who are 55 and over constitute around 23% of the total community.
The SeniorScore™ for Waltham is 74. The city has a mean per capita income of $34,000. The median household income is $68,000 compared to an average of $73,000 for the entire state of Massachusetts. The current unemployment rate is approximately 4.77% and the median home price is $456,000, which is somewhat less than the Massachusetts average of $514,500.
Waltham has extreme average temperatures, with cold winters and pleasant summers. The city gets high amounts of precipitation annually. In relation to other American cities, Waltham has better than average air quality ratings, very good water quality, and a low crime rate.