Retire in Gaithersburg

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Gaithersburg.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 24

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

1

Health Factors:

2

Health Behaviors:

1

Quality of Life:

3

Clinical Care:

2

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

96%

Health Factors:

92%

Health Behaviors:

96%

Quality of Life:

88%

Clinical Care:

92%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 1409
Number of residents per primary care physician: 722:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1,120:1
# of Dentists: 1213
Number of residents per dentist: 850:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1,360:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 2859
Number of residents per mental health provider: 360:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 470:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 20

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:

75

35

21

8

10

1

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

75%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,981
$ 3,790
$ 7,190
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,004
$ 3,956
$ 7,232
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,647
$ 1,712
$ 2,975
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 5,798
$ 3,750
$ 10,472
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 9,186
$ 8,684
$ 16,591
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 10,722
$ 9,444
$ 19,365

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

1

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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