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Seniors will find much open country for retirement choices in North Dakota. Assisted living facilities are in all the large cities, and in the small communities, across this northern state. The state's capital is Bismarck, located at the center of the state; Fargo is the largest community and located at the Eastern boundary of the state.
The climate for North Dakota can be extreme through the seasons. Summers can be hot; winters are cold and can be windy with blizzards. At times, there can be flooding at Grand Forks in the Red River Valley area. Most of the landscape is open plains; there are some forests areas at various locations around the western border. Lake Sacajawea is the third largest man-made lake in the country and found at the northwest corner of the state.
The cost for assisted living averages $34,100 annually across the state. The annual cost for nursing homes care is $69,100 a year. Seniors will find adult day care facilities at a cost of $14,800 each year. The Health Resources Section, Div of Health Facilities - North Dakota Dept of Health & Consolidated Labs oversees all health care providers. The states estimated current population is 636,623; of this 97,108 are senior citizens over 65 years old.
The states normal sales tax rate is 5%, the sales tax raises to 6% for lodging, and 7% on alcoholic beverages. Food and prescription drugs are exempt from state sales tax. The largest contributor to North Dakota's economy is agriculture, although petroleum and food processing contribute also. Tourism is not a large contributor but it is popular at the Theodore Roosevelt national Park. This Park does receive over one half million visitors a year.
North Dakota offers over 200 assisted living centers and over 80 nursing homes across the state. There are also 80 hospitals and clinics across the state. The states cost of living is low and offers many cost saving opportunities for retiring seniors seeking assisted housing. The rural areas across the state are farms and ranches with small communities that do provide health care services. The cities do offer almost any amenity a senior might want and include the largest hospitals and other care providers.
More sunflowers grow in North Dakota than any other state, and the state's official drink is milk. This is a large open state, and does not have a large population, but does offer a relaxed lifestyle. Housing costs are low except for the largest Metropolitan areas like Fargo. Generally, money will stretch further for seniors, especially in the small communities in North Dakota. Williston, and Minot have become very popular with retiring seniors, Bismarck and Fargo do offer the largest selection of assisted living housing.