10 States With the Lowest Percentage of Best Nursing Homes

Most of the states with the lowest percentages of homes with the top rating are in the South.

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The 10 states below have the lowest percentages of nursing homes with five stars—the federal government's best rating. Louisiana has just 10 five-star homes. The average for all states is 12.4 percent.

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State All Nursing Homes % With 5 Stars
1. Louisiana 283 3.5%
2. Georgia 356 6.7%
3. West Virginia 129 7.0%
4. Oklahoma 313 8.0%
5. Tennessee 315 8.3%
6. Indiana 500 9.0%
7. Kentucky 286 9.1%
8. Texas 1,113 9.9%
8. Utah 91 9.9%
10. Ohio 944 10.0%

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