Jalisco, Veracruz, Michoacán, Puebla and Guanajuato are the five states with the most health and social assistance services.
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Do you constantly go for routine check-ups or do you have a chronic disease? You are interested in knowing which places in the country have the most medical services and how much it costs to live in them.
For Leonardo González, Real Estate analyst at Propiedades.com , these services are an important factor when selecting a place of residence. Especially in the case of the elderly or families with young children.
Furthermore, in the face of global crises such as that of COVID-19, they are an area of opportunity to reevaluate areas and types of services. Below we share an analysis by state and city.
States that prioritize health
According to data from the 2019 National Statistical Directory of Economic Units (DENUE) – prepared by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) -, Jalisco, Veracruz, Michoacán, Puebla and Guanajuato are the five states with the most health services and social care.
In this category, INEGI includes outpatient medical services and related services. Hospitals, welfare and health care residences, and other welfare services are considered.
In Jalisco, there are a total of 16,137 health and social assistance services, with Guadalajara, the state capital, leading the way with 5,269 sites of this type. They are followed by Zapopan, Puerto Vallarta, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga and Tepatitlán de Morelos. Together, these cities have 4,847.
Data from the Values section of Properties.com report that living in the state of Jalisco has an average price of 2.5 million pesos if you buy a house, and 13,626 pesos a month if you rent it. If you prefer an apartment, the average cost of one for sale is 3.5 million pesos and for rent 15,740 pesos per month.
Veracruz is the second state with the most health and social assistance services. In total it has 12,983. The cities where there are more places of this type are Xalapa, Veracruz (port), Coatzacoalcos, Córdoba and Poza Rica. Altogether they have 5,091.
A house for sale in the state has an average cost of 1.7 million pesos and rented of 9,837 pesos. If it is an apartment, the average price of one for sale is 1.7 million pesos and for rent it is 7,870 pesos per month.
Here you can also find various medical services. Dental and clinical offices, nursing home services, specialized hospitals, nurseries or places where they provide orientation and social work.
According to DENUE, there are 12,302 health and social assistance services in the state. This type of places is concentrated in Morelia, the state capital, since there are 3,325. They are followed by Uruapan (1,073), Zamora (718), Ciudad Hidalgo (426) and La Piedad (414).
If you want to live here, you should know that a house for sale in Michoacán has an average price of 1.4 million pesos and for rent of 9,822 pesos per month. An apartment costs 973,900 pesos and 5,706 pesos per month for rent.
In this state there are 12,210 medical services. They are concentrated in the cities of Puebla, Tehuacán, San Martín Texmelucan, Atlixco and San Pedro Cholula. In the five there are 6,496 establishments of this type.
Propiedades.com mentions that a house for sale in this state has an average price of 2.6 million pesos and rented of 13,772 pesos per month. The price of an apartment for sale is 2.1 million pesos and 11,805 pesos per month for rent.
With a total of 11,892 health and social assistance services, the state of Guanajuato is in fifth place. Here the cities where medical services predominate are León, Celaya, Irapuato, Salamanca and Acámbaro. In them there are a total of 7,209.
A house for sale in Guanajuato has an average price of 2.5 million pesos and rented of 10,172 pesos per month. An apartment for sale has an average price of 1.9 million pesos and for rent of 8,782 pesos per month.
And the CDMX?
If you like CDMX to live, you should know that Iztapalapa, Cuauhtémoc, Gustavo A. Madero, Benito Juárez and Tlalpan are the municipalities with the most health and social assistance services. Between the five they add 12,629 places.
The cheapest apartments for sale are in Iztapalapa, with an average price of 836,177 pesos. The most expensive are in Benito Juárez with an average cost of 4.6 million pesos.
Regarding income, the lowest average price is in Gustavo A. Madero, standing at 5,809 pesos per month. The highest is in the Cuauhtémoc and Benito Juárez mayoralties with 20,658 pesos per month.
*Monthly price. Source: DENUE and Propiedades.com