State-by-State Home Care Costs and Affordability Index This table contains the average hourly cost of home care aides and home health aides for all 50 states and D.C. In addition, it contains our experimental home care affordability index* which considers the cost of home care in a state relative to the median household income. The state’s ranking out of 50 states and Washington D.C. is contained in the final column.

 Home care aides and home health aides

The following data has been provided by Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) and the US Census Bureau

State Home Care Aide Hourly Rate Home Health Aide Hourly Rate Home Care Affordability Index (Lower #s are more affordable) State Ranking*(Lower #s are more affordable)
United States

$19

$20

.74

n/a

Alabama

$16

$16

.75

14

Alaska

$25

$25

.87

45

Arizona

$19

$20

.80

29

Arkansas

$17

$17

.82

35

California

$22

$23

.84

41

Colorado

$21

$22

.73

8

Connecticut

$20

$22

.61

3

Delaware

$22

$23

.77

19

Florida

$18

$19

.82

34

Georgia

$17

$18

.76

15

Hawaii

$23

$25

.83

39

Idaho

$18

$19

.80

27

Illinois

$20

$21

.79

23

Indiana

$18

$20

.83

40

Iowa

$22

$22

.82

33

Kansas

$18

$19

.80

29

Kentucky

$19

$20

.88

49

Louisiana

$14

$15

.71

7

Maine

$21

$22

.87

43

Maryland

$19

$20

0.57

2

Massachusetts

$23

$25

.74

13

Michigan

$19

$20

.80

26

Minnesota

$23

$26

.80

24

Mississippi

$16

$17

.83

36

Missouri

$19

$19

.76

17

Montana

$20

$21

1.02

51

Nebraska

$21

$23

.74

11

Nevada

$20

$22

.87

46

New Hampshire

$23

$25

0.70

6

New Jersey

$20

$21

.67

5

New Mexico

$18

$19

0.93

50

New York

$21

$22

.83

38

North Carolina

$17

$18

.77

21

North Dakota

$25

$25

.82

32

Ohio

$19

$19

.83

37

Oklahoma

$18

$20

.76

16

Oregon

$21

$22

.80

25

Pennsylvania

$20

$20

.78

22

Rhode Island

$22

$24

.88

48

South Carolina

$18

$18

.87

47

South Dakota

$22

$22

.85

42

Tennessee

$17

$18

.80

30

Texas

$18

$18

.73

10

Utah

$21

$21

.74

12

Vermont

$23

$24

.87

44

Virginia

$18

$19

0.56

1

Washington

$23

$23

.77

20

Washington D.C.

$20

$20

.67

4

West Virginia

$16

$16

.77

18

Wisconsin

$21

$22

.81

31

Wyoming

$18

$20

0.73

9

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