Highlands

Detailed report on the nursing home located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts (MA).

Highlands is a large, for-profit, nursing home with 168 beds based at 335 Nichols Road in Fitchburg, MA. The facility has 165 residents indicating 98% of its beds are occupied, which is about average within this state. The provider participates in the medicare & medicaid programs and provides resident & family counseling services. The home is not located in a hospital or continuing care retirement community and is fully sprinklered. A total of 204 Medicare patients were given 7,470 days of non-swing bed care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,589,712 by Medicare. 125 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $124,007 by Medicare for these services.

On a state level, the number of registered nurse hours per resident per day is average. Certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day is average. The number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is average. Licensed staff hours per resident per day is average.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is more likely for long-stay residents to need help with daily activities to increase, long-stay residents to be more depressed or anxious, long-stay residents to have catheter inserted and left, long-stay residents to spend most of their time in bed, and long-stay residents to have their ability to move around their room get worse at Highlands.

When compared to other nursing homes in the state, it is less likely for long-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, long-stay residents to have moderate to severe pain, long-stay residents to be physically restrained, long-stay residents to have a urinary tract infection, short-stay residents to be given a influenza vaccination, short-stay residents to be given a pneumococcal vaccination, and short-stay residents to have pressure sores.

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Ownership Type

For-Profit - Corporation

Multiple Ownership

No

Address

335 Nichols Road
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Phone Number

(978) 343-4411

Geographic Coordinates

42.596021, -71.804476
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Programs Accepted

Medicare & Medicaid

Counseling Available

Resident & Family

Sprinkler System

The amount of the facility that is sprinklered. All fire code regulations at different locations must be met.

Fully Sprinklered
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Beds

The total number of beds the facility operates. Each resident is assigned to a single bed.

This Provider This Provider
168
Fitchburg Average
141
Worcester County Average
111
Massachusetts Average
111
United States Average
106

Beds Occupied

The percentage of total beds that are occupied by residents.

This Provider This Provider
98.00%
Fitchburg
88.33%
Worcester County
90.73%
Massachusetts
90.52%
United States
84.18%

Residents

The total number of residents residing at the facility.

This Provider This Provider
165
Fitchburg Average
126
Worcester County Average
101
Massachusetts Average
100
United States Average
90

Located in a Hospital

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a hospital.

This Provider This Provider
No
Fitchburg
0 (0.00%)
Worcester County
1 (1.67%)
Massachusetts
14 (3.14%)
United States
1,271 (8.03%)

Located in a CCRC

Status

Indicates whether the facility is located within a continuing care retirement community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Fitchburg
0 (0.00%)
Worcester County
2 (3.33%)
Massachusetts
14 (3.14%)
United States
1,255 (7.93%)

Recent Surveys

  • 09/27/2007 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 09/11/2007 - Health Survey
  • 08/29/2006 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 07/30/2006 - Health Survey
  • 08/29/2005 - Fire Safety Survey
  • 07/28/2005 - Health Survey

Staff

Charts

RN Hours Per Resident

The average number of registered nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider
0.68
Fitchburg Average
0.68
Worcester County Average
0.71
Massachusetts Average
0.79
United States Average
0.64

CNA Hours Per Resident

The average number of certified nursing assistant hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
2.09
Fitchburg Average
1.95
Worcester County Average
2.34
Massachusetts Average
2.30
United States Average
2.34

LPNLVN Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed practical or vocational nurse hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
0.78
Fitchburg Average
0.74
Worcester County Average
0.82
Massachusetts Average
0.78
United States Average
0.79

Licensed Staff Hours Per Resident

The average number of licensed staff hours per resident per day.

This Provider This Provider
1.46
Fitchburg Average
1.42
Worcester County Average
1.53
Massachusetts Average
1.57
United States Average
1.43

Quality Measures

Charts

Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Fitchburg
71.00%
Worcester County
82.79%
Massachusetts
86.58%
United States
86.01%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help With Daily Activities Has Increased

The percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.

This Provider This Provider
26.00%
Fitchburg
24.00%
Worcester County
16.84%
Massachusetts
16.19%
United States
16.08%

High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of high-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
12.00%
Fitchburg
12.00%
Worcester County
10.96%
Massachusetts
11.80%
United States
12.83%

Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained

The percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Fitchburg
3.33%
Worcester County
5.76%
Massachusetts
5.22%
United States
5.63%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.

This Provider This Provider
64.00%
Fitchburg
56.33%
Worcester County
61.22%
Massachusetts
60.06%
United States
48.78%

Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed

The percentage of long-stay residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair.

This Provider This Provider
4.00%
Fitchburg
1.67%
Worcester County
2.31%
Massachusetts
2.17%
United States
4.39%

Long-Stay Residents With a Urinary Tract Infection

The percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.

This Provider This Provider
7.00%
Fitchburg
8.67%
Worcester County
9.22%
Massachusetts
9.39%
United States
8.83%

Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season.

This Provider This Provider
55.00%
Fitchburg
56.00%
Worcester County
70.27%
Massachusetts
73.98%
United States
72.85%

Short-Stay Residents With Delirium

The percentage of short-stay residents with delirium.

This Provider This Provider
2.00%
Fitchburg
2.00%
Worcester County
2.06%
Massachusetts
1.79%
United States
2.12%

Short-Stay Residents With Pressure Sores

The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure sores.

This Provider This Provider
10.00%
Fitchburg
14.67%
Worcester County
17.19%
Massachusetts
16.77%
United States
17.46%

Long-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
69.00%
Fitchburg
71.00%
Worcester County
78.28%
Massachusetts
81.69%
United States
79.81%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of long-stay residents who have moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
1.00%
Fitchburg
4.00%
Worcester County
3.47%
Massachusetts
2.76%
United States
4.53%

Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores

The percentage of low-risk long-stay residents who have pressure sores.

Note:

Not Available - The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Long-Stay Residents Who are More Depressed or Anxious

The percentage of long-stay residents who are more depressed or anxious.

This Provider This Provider
24.00%
Fitchburg
20.00%
Worcester County
16.77%
Massachusetts
14.92%
United States
14.45%

Long-Stay Residents Who Have Catheter Inserted and Left

The percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.

This Provider This Provider
8.00%
Fitchburg
6.67%
Worcester County
5.53%
Massachusetts
5.02%
United States
5.89%

Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move Around Their Room Got Worse

The percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse.

This Provider This Provider
20.00%
Fitchburg
20.33%
Worcester County
15.43%
Massachusetts
15.29%
United States
13.04%

Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight

The percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.

This Provider This Provider
9.00%
Fitchburg
9.67%
Worcester County
8.02%
Massachusetts
8.10%
United States
9.09%

Short-Stay Residents Given Pneumococcal Vaccination

The percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination.

This Provider This Provider
60.00%
Fitchburg
68.33%
Worcester County
68.90%
Massachusetts
75.68%
United States
73.02%

Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain

The percentage of short-stay residents who had moderate to severe pain.

This Provider This Provider
16.00%
Fitchburg
16.00%
Worcester County
21.48%
Massachusetts
19.98%
United States
20.65%

Treatment Figures

Charts

Non-Swing Bed Patients

The number of non-swing bed patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
204
Fitchburg Average
135
Worcester County Average
106
Massachusetts Average
149
United States Average
133

Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharges

The number of non-swing bed patient discharges made by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part A in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
229
Fitchburg Average
133
Worcester County Average
99
Massachusetts Average
138
United States Average
124

Non-Swing Bed Utilization Days

The number of days of non-swing bed care that are chargeable to Medicare Part A facility utilization by this provider in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
7,470
Fitchburg Average
4,982
Worcester County Average
3,444
Massachusetts Average
4,907
United States Average
4,470

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
125
Fitchburg Average
100
Worcester County Average
52
Massachusetts Average
175
United States Average
301

Financials

Charts

Medicare Non-Swing Bed Payments

The total non-swing bed associated Medicare Part A payments made to this provider in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$2,589,712
Fitchburg Average
$1,686,465
Worcester County Average
$1,121,765
Massachusetts Average
$1,589,855
United States Average
$1,318,701

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Utilization Day

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed utilization day in 2006. This measure includes full days, coinsurance days, and lifetime reserve days. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$347
Fitchburg Average
$339
Worcester County Average
$326
Massachusetts Average
$324
United States Average
$295

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$124,007
Fitchburg Average
$159,979
Worcester County Average
$76,821
Massachusetts Average
$174,729
United States Average
$266,523

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient in 2006. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$12,695
Fitchburg Average
$12,492
Worcester County Average
$10,535
Massachusetts Average
$10,646
United States Average
$9,943

Medicare Payments Per Non-Swing Bed Patient Discharge

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part A covered non-swing bed patient discharge in 2006. A discharge is defined as a formal release from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. A non-swing bed is defined as a bed that is used by a patient over a period of time at a skilled nursing facility, often as a residence.

This Provider This Provider
$11,309
Fitchburg Average
$12,648
Worcester County Average
$11,329
Massachusetts Average
$11,492
United States Average
$10,652

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$992
Fitchburg Average
$1,608
Worcester County Average
$1,465
Massachusetts Average
$1,000
United States Average
$885

Deficiencies

09/11/2007 - Quality Care

09/11/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/11/2007
Date Fixed:
10/19/2007

09/11/2007 - Environmental

09/11/2007 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Have a program to keep infection from spreading.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/11/2007
Date Fixed:
10/19/2007

09/11/2007 - Pharmacy Service

09/11/2007 - Pharmacy Service
Type:
Health
Category:
Pharmacy Service
Issue:
1) Make sure that residents who take drugs are not given too many doses or for too long; 2) make sure that the use of drugs is carefully watched; or 3) stop or change drugs that cause unwanted effects.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/11/2007
Date Fixed:
10/19/2007

09/11/2007 - Quality Care

09/11/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/11/2007
Date Fixed:
10/19/2007

09/11/2007 - Quality Care

09/11/2007 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
09/11/2007
Date Fixed:
10/19/2007

01/18/2007 - Resident Rights

01/18/2007 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Try to resolve each resident's complaints quickly.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
01/18/2007
Date Fixed:
03/07/2007

10/11/2006 - Quality Care

10/11/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
10/11/2006
Date Fixed:
11/03/2006

08/29/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

08/29/2006 - Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Type:
Fire Safety
Category:
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills
Issue:
record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
08/29/2006
Date Fixed:
09/08/2006

07/30/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

07/30/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Store, cook, and give out food in a safe and clean way.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary

07/30/2006 - Nutrition and Dietary
Type:
Health
Category:
Nutrition and Dietary
Issue:
Prepare food that is nutritional, appetizing, tasty, attractive, well-cooked, and at the right temperature.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Quality Care

07/30/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Resident Rights

07/30/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Immediately tell the resident, doctor, and a family member if: the resident is injured, there is a major change in resident's physical/mental health, there is a need to alter treatment significantly, or the resident must be transferred or discharged.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Resident Rights

07/30/2006 - Resident Rights
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Rights
Issue:
Allow residents to easily see the results of the nursing home's most recent survey.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Widespread
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Mistreatment

07/30/2006 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Environmental

07/30/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Potential for minimal harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Resident Assessment

07/30/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Quality Care

07/30/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Resident Assessment

07/30/2006 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Develop a complete care plan that meets all of a resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

07/30/2006 - Environmental

07/30/2006 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/30/2006
Date Fixed:
09/11/2006

05/08/2006 - Quality Care

05/08/2006 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Complaint
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
05/08/2006
Date Fixed:
06/07/2006

07/28/2005 - Administration

07/28/2005 - Administration
Type:
Health
Category:
Administration
Issue:
Keep accurate and appropriate medical records.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/28/2005
Date Fixed:
09/09/2005

07/28/2005 - Quality Care

07/28/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident enough fluids to keep them healthy and prevent dehydration.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/28/2005
Date Fixed:
10/11/2005

07/28/2005 - Environmental

07/28/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Make sure that the nursing home area is free of dangers that cause accidents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
07/28/2005
Date Fixed:
09/09/2005

07/28/2005 - Quality Care

07/28/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give each resident care and services to get or keep the highest quality of life possible.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
07/28/2005
Date Fixed:
10/11/2005

07/28/2005 - Environmental

07/28/2005 - Environmental
Type:
Health
Category:
Environmental
Issue:
Provide needed housekeeping and maintenance.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/28/2005
Date Fixed:
09/09/2005

07/28/2005 - Mistreatment

07/28/2005 - Mistreatment
Type:
Health
Category:
Mistreatment
Issue:
1) Hire only people who have no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/28/2005
Date Fixed:
09/09/2005

07/28/2005 - Quality Care

07/28/2005 - Quality Care
Type:
Health
Category:
Quality Care
Issue:
Give professional services that follow each resident's written care plan.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Actual harm
Date Found:
07/28/2005
Date Fixed:
10/11/2005

07/28/2005 - Resident Assessment

07/28/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make sure all assessments are accurate, coordinated by an RN, done by the right professional, and are signed by the person completing them.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Pattern
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/28/2005
Date Fixed:
09/09/2005

07/28/2005 - Resident Assessment

07/28/2005 - Resident Assessment
Type:
Health
Category:
Resident Assessment
Issue:
Make a complete assessment that covers all questions for areas that are listed in official regulations.
Found Via:
Survey
Scope:
Isolated
Level of Harm:
Minimal harm or potential for actual harm
Date Found:
07/28/2005
Date Fixed:
09/09/2005

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Fitchburg at a Glance

Fitchburg has a total population of 39,102, of which 10,104 are children under the age of 18 and 5,713 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.1.

Total Population:
39,102
Median Age:
34.1
Males:
18,659 (47.7%)
Female:
20,443 (52.3%)
Children (0-17):
10,104 (25.8%)
Adults (18-64):
23,285 (59.5%)
Seniors (65+):
5,713 (14.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Fitchburg
Married:
15,476 (39.6%)
Divorced:
3,234 (8.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Fitchburg
Hispanic Ethnicity:
5,852 (14.97%)
White:
32,007 (81.86%)
African American:
1,426 (3.65%)
Asian:
1,668 (4.27%)
Pacific Islander:
13 (0.03%)
Indian:
138 (0.35%)
Other:
2,652 (6.78%)
Two or More:
1,198 (3.06%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Fitchburg

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
196
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
13
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $43,291 while the median household income is $37,004. Roughly 14.39% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$43,291
Household Income:
$37,004
In Poverty:
14.39%

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