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Retirement Homes in Iowa

Iowa has 98 retirement homes , with 1,037 total senior housing providers servicing the state. With costs of retirement homes in Iowa typically ranging from $511 to $4,741 monthly, the average yearly cost adds up to around $22,558. The monthly nationwide median cost is around $1,925.

The highest retirement home expenses in the state of Iowa are found in the Ames metropolitan area where they range from $1,705 per month up to $2,827 per month, with an average cost of about $26,953 annually. The lowest retirement home costs in Iowa are around the Sioux City area. Here, costs range between $935 and $2,640 per month, with an average annual expense of around $21,236.

The SeniorScore™ for Iowa is 74. The state ranks as the 30th biggest state in the US. It has an aggregate population of about 3,046,945, 30% of which are over the age of 55. On average, residents have a life span of about 79.7 years.

Families in Iowa make an average of around $64,003 in household income on an annual basis. The median household earnings are $51,846. On an individual basis, residents make about $26,128. The state has a low general cost of living. The current unemployment rate of approximately 5.57%.

Average temperatures in Iowa typically range between 37 and 58.3 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a colder than average climate, with a mean annual temperature of approximately 48.1 degrees.

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