Yavapai Regional Medical Center, is a full service facility as well as a drop-in urgent care facility. When medical needs dictate, such as serious head trauma, a helicopter is available to quickly transport victims to specialized facilities in Phoenix. YRMC is rated top 3 in Arizona for hip surgery. The James Family Heart provides World Class heart surgery.
According to Tax-Rates.org, the median property tax in Arizona is $1,356.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $187,700.00. Counties in Arizona collect an average of 0.72% of a property's assessed fair market value as property tax per year. Arizona is ranked number thirty-one out of the fifty states, in order of the average amount of property taxes collected.
According to the latest data, the median home value in AZ is just over $191K (Zillow.com) and the median rental is $1195(Zillow.com). And, side benefit, you won't spend a fortune on heating bills. It's way cheaper to cool a house than heat a house.
Prescott enjoys what is undoubtedly the fairest four-season climates experienced in the U.S. - a mile above the oppressive desert heat of summer, yet warm enough to melt a snowfall off within a day or two in winter. Low humidity year-round benefits respiratory patients, yet there is enough moisture to support many square miles of Ponderosa Pine in the nearby National Forest. Many retirees come here from all around the nation to seek a healthier climate that would provide relief from their medical conditions. Not to mention Arizona gets more sunny days then Florida.