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Nursing Homes in Alaska

Alaska has 625 senior living providers, which include 29 nursing home facilities. With costs of nursing home facilities in Alaska typically ranging between $15,450 and $20,100 per month, the average annual cost runs around $237,250. The monthly nationwide average cost is around $6,360.

The highest nursing home costs in the state of Alaska are found in the Fairbanks metro area where prices range from $536 per day up to $804 per day, with a median cost of around $244,550 annually. The lowest nursing home costs in the state are in the Anchorage area. Here, they range from $461 to $832 per day, with an average annual cost of around $235,980.

The SeniorScore™ for Alaska is 61. It is the 47th biggest state in the country. It has a total population of approximately 709,930, 21% of which are 55 years of age or older. Residents have an average life expectancy of around 78.3 years.

The per capita income in Alaska is around $32,013. The average income per household is $84,121, with median earnings of roughly $70,433. The general cost of living in the state is very high. It presently has an unemployment rate of about 8.35%.

With average temperatures ranging between 29 and 43.5 degrees Fahrenheit, Alaska typically has a frigid climate. The average annual temperature is around 36.7 degrees.

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