Retire in Phoenix

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Phoenix.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 15

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

1

Health Factors:

3

Health Behaviors:

3

Quality of Life:

1

Clinical Care:

3

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

93%

Health Factors:

80%

Health Behaviors:

80%

Quality of Life:

93%

Clinical Care:

80%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 2839
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1412:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1533:1
# of Dentists: 2602
Number of residents per dentist: 1571:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1745:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 5106
Number of residents per mental health provider: 800:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 839:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 27

Average ER Wait Time: 33 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

70

29

14

11

7

7

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

61%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,813
$ 3,813
$ 6,887
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,063
$ 3,813
$ 7,338
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,907
$ 1,733
$ 3,444
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,470
$ 3,418
$ 6,267
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 6,296
$ 5,840
$ 11,371
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 7,969
$ 5,840
$ 14,393

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

4

Earthquake Risk

2

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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