A care home provides a communal environment for seniors who are who do not require skilled nursing services. provided can include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transit. This type of community is like a single-family home. In Arkansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100. Arkansas maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, and Office of Long Term Care (Office) supervises this type of community.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be the big influence when deciding which community works best. The rent burden for Augusta is about 14.0% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Augusta is about $418 and the median value for a house for Augusta is approximately $63,528.
Demographics and Values
In Augusta, 11.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Augusta is 0.0% Asian, 2.0% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 46.5% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.7% Hispanic, and 51.5% white. Out of the total population of Augusta, 27.8% have some form of disability, 9.0% do not have health insurance, 13.1% are widowed, and 36.1% live in poverty. Of the population of Augusta 12.0% have a college degree, 40.0% have a high-school diploma, and 3.6% have a graduate degree. The current population of Augusta consists of 1,986 people. Augusta has a population density of 390 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 50.8% are male and 49.2% are female. The median age of Augusta is 44 years old.
An overview of Arkansas
In terms of resources, Arkansas has a cost of living index of 88.4, a grocery index rating of 92.0, and a housing index rating of 73.9. 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. Residents of Arkansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 19th in the United States. There are 88 general hospitals and 130 health centers that provide care for 3,024,692 Arkansas residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arkansas are Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas. In terms of personal well-being, Arkansas ranks 49th in healthcare and 45th in quality of life compared to other states.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Arkansas ranks 33rd in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 41% of Arkansas's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,697 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-46%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Arkansas there are 361 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 34% of Arkansas residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican. In Arkansas, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arkansas is around 4.23 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 60F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Arkansas drops to around 41F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 60F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Arkansas is 38.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. Arkansas experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. While residents of Arkansas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arkansas can include earthquakes (moderate) and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Arkansas
The state of Arkansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of hickory, water oak, Mexican juniper, and pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white-tailed deer, the bobwhite quail, the mourning dove, or the eastern wild turkey. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.