Retire in Boulder

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Boulder.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 60

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

4

Health Factors:

4

Health Behaviors:

2

Quality of Life:

13

Clinical Care:

3

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

93%

Health Factors:

93%

Health Behaviors:

97%

Quality of Life:

78%

Clinical Care:

95%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 388
Number of residents per primary care physician: 799:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1262:1
# of Dentists: 295
Number of residents per dentist: 1062:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1370:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 1834
Number of residents per mental health provider: 171:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 392:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 7

Average ER Wait Time: 14 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:

23

6

8

1

2

5

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

61%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 4,814
$ 4,143
$ 8,695
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,624
$ 4,195
$ 8,351
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,398
$ 1,408
$ 2,525
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 4,500
$ 3,750
$ 8,128
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 7,939
$ 6,996
$ 14,339
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 9,242
$ 7,794
$ 16,692

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

3

Earthquake Risk

2

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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