Retire in Decorah

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Decorah.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 99

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

5

Health Factors:

1

Health Behaviors:

1

Quality of Life:

16

Clinical Care:

6

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

95%

Health Factors:

99%

Health Behaviors:

99%

Quality of Life:

84%

Clinical Care:

94%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 16
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1312:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 6:1
# of Dentists: 14
Number of residents per dentist: 1483:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 22:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 44
Number of residents per mental health provider: 472:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 830:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 3

Average ER Wait Time: 14 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:

11

3

4

2

2

0

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

64%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 5,625
$ 4,004
$ 10,159
Home Health Aide:
$ 5,625
$ 4,385
$ 10,159
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,300
$ 1,343
$ 2,348
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,050
$ 3,518
$ 5,509
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 5,536
$ 5,536
$ 9,999
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 6,038
$ 6,083
$ 10,905

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

4

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

1

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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