Retire in Tucson

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Tucson.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 15

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

4

Health Factors:

1

Health Behaviors:

4

Quality of Life:

4

Clinical Care:

1

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

73%

Health Factors:

93%

Health Behaviors:

73%

Quality of Life:

73%

Clinical Care:

93%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 828
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1204:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1533:1
# of Dentists: 579
Number of residents per dentist: 1735:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1745:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 1631
Number of residents per mental health provider: 616:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 839:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 8

Average ER Wait Time: 47 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:

21

4

4

4

5

3

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

38%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 4,004
$ 3,813
$ 7,232
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,004
$ 3,813
$ 7,232
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,617
$ 1,733
$ 3,081
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,325
$ 3,418
$ 6,005
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 6,920
$ 5,840
$ 12,498
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 8,310
$ 5,840
$ 15,009

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

5

Earthquake Risk

2

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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