Retire in Denver

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Denver.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 60

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

43

Health Factors:

45

Health Behaviors:

53

Quality of Life:

44

Clinical Care:

9

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

28%

Health Factors:

25%

Health Behaviors:

12%

Quality of Life:

27%

Clinical Care:

85%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 819
Number of residents per primary care physician: 793:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1262:1
# of Dentists: 446
Number of residents per dentist: 1488:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1370:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 2997
Number of residents per mental health provider: 222:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 392:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 22

Average ER Wait Time: 11 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:

86

31

20

16

13

5

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

59%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 4,385
$ 4,143
$ 7,920
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,576
$ 4,195
$ 8,265
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,408
$ 1,408
$ 2,543
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 4,250
$ 3,750
$ 7,676
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 7,559
$ 6,996
$ 13,652
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 8,578
$ 7,794
$ 15,493

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

2

Earthquake Risk

2

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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