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Nursing Home Statistics


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Nursing Home / Long Term Care StatisticsData
Total number of nursing homes in the U.S.16,639
Total number of licensed nursing home beds1,736,645
Total number of nursing home residents1,383,700
Percent of nursing homes with for-profit ownership68.2 %
Average annual cost of nursing home care in the U.S.$73,000
Average annual cost of assisted living care$43,000
Average ratio of nursing home aids to residents1 to 30
Number of caregivers who provide care to someone age 50 or over34,000,000
Number of people who receive long-term care by serviceNumber of People
Home health agencies4,742,500
Nursing homes1,383,700
Hospices1,244,500
Residential care communities713,300
Adult day service centers273,200
Total number of people under long-term care8,357,100
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Nursing Home Resident DemographicsPercent
Average age someone is admitted into a nursing home79
Percent of nursing home residents that are female66 %
Percent of nursing home residents with no daily living impairments20.4 %
Percent of nursing home residents who will stay there five or more years10 %
Percent of individuals who reach age 65 who will enter a nursing home during their lifetime40 %
Percent of nursing home residents who suffer from a fall each year65 %
Percent of nursing home residents who take anti-psychotic drugs33 %
Nursing Home Abuse StatisticsData
Percent of nursing home residents who reported they had been abused44 %
Percent of nursing home residents who said they had been neglected or seen another resident neglected95 %
Percent of Certified Nursing Assistants who have pushed, grabbed, or shoved a nursing home resident17 %
Percent of Certified Nursing Assistants who have yelled at a resident23 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: CDC, AARP, NORS
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 29, 2017

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