Retire in Portland

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Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Portland.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 36

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

12

Health Factors:

8

Health Behaviors:

7

Quality of Life:

14

Clinical Care:

6

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

66.7%

Health Factors:

77.8%

Health Behaviors:

80.6%

Quality of Life:

61.1%

Clinical Care:

83.3%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 976
Number of residents per primary care physician: 778:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1105:1
# of Dentists: 687
Number of residents per dentist: 1115:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1363:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 4383
Number of residents per mental health provider: 175:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 299:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 17

Average ER Wait Time: 35 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:

64

20

22

6

13

2

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

65.6%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 4,433
$ 4,147
$ 8,006
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,433
$ 4,290
$ 8,006
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,842
$ 1,918
$ 3,327
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,895
$ 3,880
$ 7,035
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 8,060
$ 7,992
$ 14,557
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 8,486
$ 8,501
$ 15,327

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Crime rates in Portland are higher than national averages, and most hazard risks are low, with the exception of an elevated earthquake risk.

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

3

Earthquake Risk

4

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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