Retire in Raleigh

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Raleigh.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 100

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

2

Health Factors:

2

Health Behaviors:

2

Quality of Life:

1

Clinical Care:

2

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

98%

Health Factors:

98%

Health Behaviors:

98%

Quality of Life:

99%

Clinical Care:

98%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 767
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1241:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1448:1
# of Dentists: 636
Number of residents per dentist: 1532:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1970:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 2602
Number of residents per mental health provider: 374:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 472:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 4

Average ER Wait Time: 38 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)
Yes
553
Yes
38

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

22

7

4

5

3

3

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

50%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,623
$ 3,337
$ 6,544
Home Health Aide:
$ 3,909
$ 3,476
$ 7,060
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,148
$ 1,105
$ 2,073
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 4,200
$ 3,000
$ 7,586
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 6,083
$ 6,266
$ 10,987
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 6,388
$ 6,844
$ 11,537

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Raleigh's crime rates are right around the average, and it's hazard risks are mostly low.

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

2

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

1

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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