Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Boise.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 42

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

2

Health Factors:

1

Health Behaviors:

3

Quality of Life:

3

Clinical Care:

2

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

95%

Health Factors:

98%

Health Behaviors:

93%

Quality of Life:

93%

Clinical Care:

95%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 367
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1135:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1:1
# of Dentists: 342
Number of residents per dentist: 1246:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 1138
Number of residents per mental health provider: 375:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 520:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 5

Average ER Wait Time: 27 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:

18

6

3

2

7

0

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

50%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,718
$ 3,813
$ 6,715
Home Health Aide:
$ 3,718
$ 3,813
$ 6,715
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 2,600
$ 2,123
$ 4,696
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,065
$ 3,200
$ 5,536
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 7,163
$ 6,965
$ 12,937
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 7,574
$ 7,406
$ 13,679

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

5

Earthquake Risk

2

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

Didn't find what you're looking for? Ask the community a question.