Retire in St. Augustine

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on St. Augustine.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 67

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

1

Health Factors:

1

Health Behaviors:

2

Quality of Life:

1

Clinical Care:

2

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

98.5%

Health Factors:

98.5%

Health Behaviors:

97%

Quality of Life:

98.5%

Clinical Care:

97%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 175
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1155:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1423:1
# of Dentists: 103
Number of residents per dentist: 2035:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1874:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 252
Number of residents per mental health provider: 832:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 744:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 1

Average ER Wait Time: 35 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)
No
No
n/a

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

7

2

2

2

1

0

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

57.1%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,766
$ 3,432
$ 6,802
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,004
$ 3,623
$ 7,232
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,387
$ 1,408
$ 2,505
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 4,023
$ 3,150
$ 7,266
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 7,658
$ 7,300
$ 13,831
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 8,821
$ 8,060
$ 15,932

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Crime rates in St. Augustine are higher than the national average. The city is also at a very high risk of hurricanes.

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

5

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

2

Earthquake Risk

1

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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