There are 15 retirement homes serving Altoona, Iowa. This includes 1 in Altoona and 14 nearby. The average daily cost of retirement home care in Iowa is around $63, with costs running between $17 and $158 daily. On a per month basis, this equates to a median cost of $1,879, with costs ranging from around $511 to $4,741. The average yearly cost is $22,558, which is less than the nationwide average of $23,100.
Retirement home care costs in Altoona typically range from around $965 per month up to $2,805 per month, with a median cost of approximately $1,987 per month. That equates to an annual cost of $23,843.
Altoona is a small city in Polk County, Iowa. It is part of the Des Moines-West Des Moines metropolitan statistical area. While the surrounding area is home to 457,908 residents, there are 16,136 residing in the city limits. Those over the age of 55 make up 20% of the population.
The SeniorScore™ for Altoona is 77. The city has an average per capita income of $30,000. The mean household income is $63,000 vs the average of $52,000 for the whole of Iowa. The current unemployment rate is roughly 3.63% and the mean housing price is $237,000, which is much higher than the state average of $153,000.
Altoona has extreme average temperatures, with cold winters and calm summers. The city gets low amounts of rainfall each year. Altoona has moderate air quality ratings and a lower than average rate of crime in comparison to other cities.