Guide to Minnesota Nursing Homes

Learn why thousands of seniors are retiring in Minnesota nursing homes each year.

There are almost 400 nursing homes in Minnesota, which can make the process of finding the right nursing home for your loved one seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are many great ways to narrow your options until you've found the perfect fit. To begin, you should take a moment to determine if you know exactly what you want out of nursing home care. If you aren't completely sure, or would like to know what the best questions are to ask about Minnesota nursing homes, see our nursing home information article. Once you have set your expectations, you can begin your search by focusing on certain locations, cities, or neighborhoods in Minnesota, where you would like your loved one to retire. Focusing on smaller regions will help you review a small number of nursing homes at one time, which will make this task easier to navigate.

Finding a Nursing Home in Minnesota: Browsing by Location

Once you have an idea of what you are looking for and you are ready to search a specific location, there are two ways in which you can find a nursing home in Minnesota. To begin, you can enter the zip code for an area of interest in the search form at the top of this page. From here, you will be directed to our partner site, where you can browse a list of licensed nursing homes in Minnesota and even request free information from the homes that interest you. If you would rather not review a list of homes, then we also provide our free nursing home referral service. You can access this by calling the toll-free number at the top of this page to speak with one of our agents. Each dedicated agent will work with you to answer any questions you have and help connect you to the right nursing homes in your area.

Average Daily Costs of Minnesota Nursing Homes

While location and setting expectations are two important factors in narrowing your search for a Minnesota nursing home, the fact remains that budget will play a big part in almost anyone's overall decision. Because of this, understanding average costs of Minnesota nursing homes will help you determine what type of senior care is the best option for your loved one.

The average cost of a Minnesota nursing home rages from $132 to $150 per day, which is far below the national average. Cost is broken down by day because many nursing homes have short-term patients, rather than just permanent retired residents. Cost also varies by location and type of room, as the daily price may increase when a nursing home is closer to the convenience of a city. Here is a breakdown of Minnesota nursing home costs based on these variations:

Cost of Minneapolis/St. Paul Nursing Homes:

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $104-$212/day ($148/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $104-$245/day ($172/day average)

Cost of Rochester Area Nursing Homes:

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $99-$147/day ($121/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $117-$157/day ($136/day average)

The Rest of The Sate (Costs of Minnesota Nursing Homes):

  • Semi-Private Rooms: $105-$217/day ($130/day average)
  • Private Rooms: $116-$250/day ($147/day average)