Retire in Grand Rapids

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Grand Rapids.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 83

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

17

Health Factors:

12

Health Behaviors:

14

Quality of Life:

33

Clinical Care:

11

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

79.5%

Health Factors:

85.5%

Health Behaviors:

83.1%

Quality of Life:

60.2%

Clinical Care:

86.7%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 551
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1115:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1246:1
# of Dentists: 418
Number of residents per dentist: 1487:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1485:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 1442
Number of residents per mental health provider: 431:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 487:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 4

Average ER Wait Time: 13 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:

29

11

5

6

5

2

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

55.2%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,623
$ 3,790
$ 6,544
Home Health Aide:
$ 3,813
$ 3,909
$ 6,887
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,517
$ 1,733
$ 2,740
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,788
$ 3,250
$ 6,842
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 7,756
$ 7,559
$ 14,008
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 8,425
$ 8,258
$ 15,216

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Crime rates in Grand Rapids are around national averages, and most hazard risks are low

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

2

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

1

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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