Retire in Colorado Springs

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Colorado Springs.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 64

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

31

Health Factors:

30

Health Behaviors:

34

Quality of Life:

38

Clinical Care:

23

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

51.6%

Health Factors:

53.1%

Health Behaviors:

46.9%

Quality of Life:

40.6%

Clinical Care:

64.1%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 366
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1762:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1262:1
# of Dentists: 633
Number of residents per dentist: 1035:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1370:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 1677
Number of residents per mental health provider: 391:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 392:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 3

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:

23

5

8

1

5

3

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

56.5%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 4,099
$ 4,143
$ 7,403
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,143
$ 4,195
$ 7,483
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,625
$ 1,408
$ 2,935
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 4,425
$ 3,750
$ 7,992
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 6,844
$ 6,996
$ 12,361
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 7,330
$ 7,794
$ 13,239

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Property crime rate comes in a bit higher than the national average in Colorado Springs, which is fairly common in larger cities. Hazards are fairly low risk across the board.

  • 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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