Care homes offer seniors with an intimate sense of community minus the agitation of a larger nursing home. offered may include three meals a day, laundry, and transportation. 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 specific standards related to this kind of community. The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, and Office of Long Term Care (Office) licenses this type of community.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Clarendon is about 12.5% of the average monthly income. Clarendon has a median home value of about $50,709 and the median cost of rent is about $381 per month.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Clarendon is 3.5% Hispanic, 2.4% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 61.1% white, 2.5% other or not specified, 34.0% black, 0.0% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Clarendon, 9.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Clarendon, 47.7% participate in the labor force, 13.3% do not have health insurance, 12.5% are widowed, and 27.6% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of Clarendon is 43 years old. In terms of education, 1.3% have a graduate degree, 43.1% have a high-school diploma, and 8.4% have a college degree. Clarendon has a population density of 304 people per square mile. The total population of Clarendon consists of 1,445 people.
An overview of ArKansas
Overall, ArKansas ranks 45th out of all states in quality of life and 49th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, ArKansas ranks 19th in the nation. 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. There are 88 general hospitals and 130 health centers that provide care for 3,024,692 ArKansas residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas.
Social demographics of the state
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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-46%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%. In ArKansas there are 361 masonic lodges. The state of ArKansas ranks 33rd in the country for diversity. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 34% of ArKansas residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of ArKansas is around 4.23 inches. On average, ArKansas has an air quality index rating of around 38.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 47.9 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41Â°F. The average high winter temperature is around 60Â°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22Â°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79Â°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95Â°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 60Â°F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 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 tornados.
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, tulip trees, orchid, and water oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white-tailed deer, the mourning dove, the catfish, or the armadillo. The state animal of ArKansas is the white-tailed deer.