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Nursing Homes in Alabama

There are 698 senior housing providers in the state of Alabama, including 285 nursing home facilities. According to information published by Medicare, the average cost of nursing home facilities in Alabama is $68,620 yearly, with costs ranging from $3,990 to $9,540 monthly. The monthly national median cost is about $6,360.

The metropolitan area of Daphne-Fairhope-Foley has the highest nursing home expenses in the state of Alabama, with prices ranging from $175 per month up to $315 per month and an average yearly cost of approximately $79,753. The lowest nursing home prices in Alabama are in and around the Auburn-Opelika area. Here, costs range from $143 to $215 per month, with a median yearly cost of approximately $65,470.

Alabama has a good SeniorScore™ of 72. With a combined population of around 4,779,588, the state ranks as the 23rd largest state in the US. Within this populace, around 28% are over the age of 55. On average, residents have a life expectancy of approximately 75.4 years.

The average per capita earnings in Alabama are about $23,585, with an average household income of $59,062, and a median income of about $45,642. The state has a low general cost of living. Presently, it has an unemployment rate of about 9.72%.

Average temperatures in Alabama generally range between 50.4 and 74 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a warmer climate, with a mean annual temperature of around 62.7 degrees.

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