Retire in Gorham

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Gorham.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 16

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

2

Health Factors:

1

Health Behaviors:

1

Quality of Life:

1

Clinical Care:

1

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

88%

Health Factors:

94%

Health Behaviors:

94%

Quality of Life:

94%

Clinical Care:

94%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 445
Number of residents per primary care physician: 641:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 935:1
# of Dentists: 239
Number of residents per dentist: 1204:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1773:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 1782
Number of residents per mental health provider: 162:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 250:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 3

Average ER Wait Time: 28 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

4

8

6

2

0

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

60%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 4,385
$ 4,195
$ 7,920
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,862
$ 4,233
$ 8,781
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 2,340
$ 2,340
$ 4,226
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 5,580
$ 4,800
$ 10,078
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 8,912
$ 8,365
$ 16,096
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 9,885
$ 8,973
$ 17,853

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

2

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

2

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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