Minot, North Dakota
Memory care communities administer long-term medical care to persons who have mental and physiological wellness troubles in a fully-staffed and monitored community. A memory care community utilizes caregivers who are trained annually in caring for seniors with memory care, dementia, and cognitive impairments. Residents in memory care require help with eating, grooming, and medications. Residents may live in shared apartments or single rooms. Structured activities are offered by caregivers trained specifically on providing aid for seniors with memory impairments. The state of North Dakota maintains specific standards associated with this type of community.
Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
For many seniors, particularly those who have chronic diseases or those needing long-term therapy, proximity to medical communities might be a significant determinant while selecting which community is best. In total, there is one hospital located in Minot which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Minot include Trinity Hospitals.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a community is located might have a large effect on the price of care. Cost of living can be a big influence in determining which care option is the best fit for your family. Monthly, the median rent in Minot is about $952 per month and the median value of a house in Minot is about $207,015. The rent burden for Minot is around 14.3% of the average monthly income. Minot has a sales tax of 5.00%.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
For many, climate and weather are often a major influence in selecting a care destination. Monthly, Minot measures approximately 2 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually occurs in June with an average of 5 inches in a month. For snowfall, Minot experiences on average 46.40 inches of snow. In the summertime, Minot is around 69F. The low summer temperature drops to around 54F in June. The summer high peaks at approximately 85F during July. During the wintertime, the temperature in Minot falls to roughly 16F. The highest winter temperature gets to approximately 25F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature will rise to roughly 6 F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Minot is about 40%. Humidity ratings peak in the month of December at about 44%. Minot has a warm-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Minot is approximately 33.6. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its highest in the month of December at about 60.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Minot 7.8% have a graduate degree, 28.8% have a college degree, and 30.6% have a high-school diploma. In terms of crime, Minot has 23.4 property crimes per 1000 residents and 2.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Based on gender, 51.7% are male and 48.3% are female. The median age of Minot is 32 years old. In Minot, 23.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.7% are over the age of 60, 5.1% are over the age of 70, and 3.7% are over the age of 80. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Minot 22.4% are Lutherans, 19.3% practice Catholicism, and 3.1% practice another Christian faith. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Minot, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In Minot, 45.0% are nonbelievers. Racially, the population of Minot is 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.6% mixed race, 1.6% Asian, 1.2% other or not specified, 2.5% Native American, 5.0% Hispanic, 87.2% white, and 3.8% black. During the last presidential election, 10.8% voted for a third party candidate, 68.0% voted Republican, and 21.2% voted Democrat in Ward county. In Minot, 10.8% of the people are veterans. Minot is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Minot, 8.7% do not have health insurance, 10.2% have some form of disability, 9.4% live in poverty, and 5.2% consider themselves widows. The current population of Minot is shrinking at a rate of -0.010%. Minot has a population density of 677 people per square mile.
An overview of North Dakota
North Dakota is ranked 15th in quality of life and 38th in healthcare. The state of North Dakota has 48 hospitals and 23 health centers, providing care to a population of 765,010. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Essentia Health Fargo and Health Center and Carrington Health Center. The state of North Dakota has a cost of living index of 98.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 108.1 and a housing index rating of 90.3. The natural beauty of North Dakota is ranked 28th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 33% of North Dakota's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,498 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-22%, Mainline Protestant-28%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In North Dakota there are 45 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, North Dakota ranks 38th in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 63% of North Dakota residents voted Republican and 27% voted Democrat. In North Dakota, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 35.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in North Dakota is 37.6 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 56.9 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 87F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 48F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in North Dakota drops to around 13F. The average high winter temperature is around 34F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -10F during the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of North Dakota is around 1.52 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.61 inches. While residents of North Dakota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Dakota can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in North Dakota
The state of North Dakota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of tallgrass prairie, chokecherry, cranberry, and balsam popular. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the the black-footed ferret, the gray wolves, the mink, or the badgers. The state animal of North Dakota is the sturnella neglecta, a meadowlark.