Retire in Austin

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Austin.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 254

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

9

Health Factors:

9

Health Behaviors:

5

Quality of Life:

15

Clinical Care:

9

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

96.5%

Health Factors:

96.5%

Health Behaviors:

98%

Quality of Life:

94.1%

Clinical Care:

96.5%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 890
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1231:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1708:1
# of Dentists: 721
Number of residents per dentist: 1555:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1940:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 2494
Number of residents per mental health provider: 449:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 1034:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 16

Average ER Wait Time: 24 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:

41

7

7

7

12

7

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

34.1%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 4,099
$ 3,527
$ 7,403
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,124
$ 3,550
$ 7,448
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,300
$ 758
$ 2,348
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 4,107
$ 3,545
$ 7,418
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 5,019
$ 4,258
$ 9,065
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 7,011
$ 5,718
$ 12,663

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Crime rates in Austin are higher than the national average, and the hazard risks are low to moderate.

  • 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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