Retire in Salt Lake City

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Get health and safety information on Salt Lake City.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 26

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

10

Health Factors:

10

Health Behaviors:

14

Quality of Life:

14

Clinical Care:

6

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

62%

Health Factors:

62%

Health Behaviors:

46%

Quality of Life:

46%

Clinical Care:

77%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 807
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1338:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1:1
# of Dentists: 800
Number of residents per dentist: 1365:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 3990
Number of residents per mental health provider: 274:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 390:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 13

Average ER Wait Time: 36 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)
Yes
243
Yes
20

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

41

12

10

9

7

2

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

54%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 4,242
$ 4,004
$ 7,662
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,242
$ 4,004
$ 7,662
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,008
$ 1,560
$ 1,821
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,650
$ 2,950
$ 6,592
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 6,083
$ 5,627
$ 10,987
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 7,178
$ 6,388
$ 12,964

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

3

Earthquake Risk

5

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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