Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
Miami–Fort Lauderdale–West Palm Beach metro area is the largest in the state and the seventh largest in the country. The average skilled nursing facility cost runs $9,885 a month. Assisted Living averages $3,350 a month. Adult Day Care Centers average $1,408 a month. Care at home, based on a 44-hour week, averages $3,482 a month.
Tampa Bay is the second largest metro area in Florida. The average cost of a nursing home in Tampa runs $9,642 a month. Assisted Living facilities are averaging $3,250 a month. Adult Day Care Centers average $1,907 a month. The 44-hour week home care average is $4,096 a month.
Major population centers in Florida include Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Cape Coral, Clearwater, Coral Springs, Daytona Beach, Davie , Deerfield Beach, Deltona, Fort Myers, Hialeah, Hollywood, Jacksonville, Jupiter, Kissimmee, Lakeland, Largo, Melbourne, Miami Gardens, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Bay, Pembroke Pines, Pensacola, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Port St. Lucie, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Sunrise, Tallahassee (the state capital), and West Palm Beach. Many other communities throughout Florida attract both tourists and residents.