Retire in Cape Coral

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Cape Coral.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 67

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

20

Health Factors:

24

Health Behaviors:

20

Quality of Life:

20

Clinical Care:

24

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

70.1%

Health Factors:

64.2%

Health Behaviors:

70.1%

Quality of Life:

70.1%

Clinical Care:

64.2%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 393
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1642:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1423:1
# of Dentists: 300
Number of residents per dentist: 2204:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1874:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 580
Number of residents per mental health provider: 1140:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 744:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 4

Average ER Wait Time: 34 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:

20

6

7

2

1

4

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

65%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,813
$ 3,432
$ 6,887
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,195
$ 3,623
$ 7,577
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,603
$ 1,408
$ 2,895
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,748
$ 3,150
$ 6,769
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 7,848
$ 7,300
$ 14,174
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 9,201
$ 8,060
$ 16,618

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

The crime rates in Cape Coral are lower than the national average, and hurricanes seem to be the main hazard in the area.

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

4

Tornado Risk

0

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

0

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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