Retire in New York

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on New York.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 62

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

11

Health Factors:

11

Health Behaviors:

5

Quality of Life:

56

Clinical Care:

2

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

82%

Health Factors:

82%

Health Behaviors:

92%

Quality of Life:

9.7%

Clinical Care:

97%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 2239
Number of residents per primary care physician: 726:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1210:1
# of Dentists: 2804
Number of residents per dentist: 584:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1305:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 11807
Number of residents per mental health provider: 139:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 443:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 78

Average ER Wait Time: 48 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:

306

133

68

51

34

20

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

66%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,718
$ 4,004
$ 6,715
Home Health Aide:
$ 3,718
$ 4,385
$ 6,715
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 2,492
$ 1,842
$ 4,501
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,316
$ 4,100
$ 5,989
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 12,927
$ 10,980
$ 23,348
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 13,688
$ 11,370
$ 24,722

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

2

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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