There are 11 hospice facilities serving Wathena, Kansas. This includes 1 facility in Wathena and 10 nearby. The daily costs for hospice care in Kansas range from $111 to $200, with a median expenditure running around $153. The per month cost averages roughly $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. Yearly, the average cost is about $55,080, which is the same as the US average of $55,080.
Located in Doniphan County, Wathena is a small city in Kansas. It is included in the St. Joseph metropolitan statistical area. While the encompassing metro area contains 5,332 inhabitants, there are just 2,520 residing in the city limits. Those who are 55 and over make up about 31% of the total community.
Wathena has an outstanding SeniorScore™ of 84. The city has a mean per capita income of $24,000 and a mean household income is $43,000 (the Kansas state average is $48,000). The median home price in Wathena is $145,500, which is relatively higher than the Kansas average of $127,500. The city has a moderate unemployment rate of approximately 5.61%.
Wathena has tolerable average temperatures, with tolerable winters and mildly warm summers. The city receives low amounts of precipitation annually. In comparison to other cities, Wathena has a lower than average crime rate and below average air quality.