Queen Creek, Arizona
A care home offers a home-like setting for seniors who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but want oversight inside a safe and protective community. provided might include regular dining options, laundry, and transit. This type of community is akin to a single-family home. In Arizona, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $45,000. Arizona maintains specific rules associated with this type of community. The Division of Public Health Licensing Services and Bureau of Residential communities Licensing licenses this type of community.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood where a community is based might have a large impact on community price. Cost of living is a big influence in determining which destination works for your family. The median monthly rent in Queen Creek is around $1,783 and the median price for a house for Queen Creek is approximately $312,666. The rent burden for Queen Creek is about 21.8% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Queen Creek has a population density of 503 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Queen Creek consists of 39,184 people. In terms of education, 14.0% have a graduate degree, 19.0% have a high-school diploma, and 38.5% have a college degree. Out of the total city population, 49.9% are male and 50.1% are female. The median age of Queen Creek is 33 years old. Out of the total population of Queen Creek, 6.1% have some form of disability, 2.6% consider themselves widows, 67.1% participate in the labor force, and 7.9% live in poverty. In Queen Creek, 7.2% of the population are veterans. Racially, the population of Queen Creek is 2.8% mixed race, 0.9% Native American, 2.9% other or not specified, 2.5% Asian, 15.6% Hispanic, 2.5% black, 88.3% white, and 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.
An overview of Arizona
In terms of resources, Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 91.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Arizona ranks 33rd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Arizona citizen is ranked 34th nation-wide. Additionally, Arizona is ranked 23rd by healthcare standards. The state of Arizona has 96 hospitals and 153 health centers, providing care to a population of 7,296,554. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 34% of Arizona’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,673 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Arizona ranks 11th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Arizona residents voted Republican and 45% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
During the winter, the average temperature in Arizona drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11F in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. On average, the state receives 1.04 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 4.92 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Arizona is around 39%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 61%. The average air quality index rating in Arizona is 49.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 65.5 AQI. While residents of Arizona mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arizona can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Arizona
The state of Arizona has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of desert flowers, ponderosa pine, spruce, and jojoba. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rattlesnakes, the coyote, the collared lizard, or the a single jaguar (called el jefe) that migrated to Arizona from Mexico. The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.