Residential care homes provide seniors with an intimate sense of community minus the agitation of a larger nursing home. Services offered can include regular dining options, 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. The state of Arkansas has a number of stipulations related to this type 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
Senior living community price is influenced by the community in which it is located. The rent burden for Clarksville is about 16.6% of the average person's monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Clarksville is about $607 and the median home value for Clarksville is approximately $91,659.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 50.0% are female and 50.0% are male. The median age of Clarksville is 35 years old. In terms of education, 39.8% have a high-school diploma, 7.7% have a graduate degree, and 18.7% have a college degree. In Clarksville, 57.9% participate in the labor force, 18.1% have some form of disability, 6.9% are widows, and 9.6% do not have health insurance. Racially, the population of Clarksville is 4.7% black, 26.1% Hispanic, 85.6% white, 0.0% Native American, 4.4% other or not specified, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.8% Asian, and 3.2% mixed race. Clarksville has a population density of 200 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Clarksville consists of 7,664 people and in total the Clarksville metro area has a population of 9,618. In Clarksville, 6.5% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.
An overview of Arkansas
The state of Arkansas has a cost of living index of 88.4 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 92.0 and a housing index rating of 73.9. In terms of personal well-being, Arkansas ranks 49th in healthcare and 45th in quality of life compared to other states. 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. Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
Forty-one percent of Arkansas residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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. In Arkansas, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In the last presidential election 34% of Arkansas residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican. The state of Arkansas ranks 33rd in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
Arkansas experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 60F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Arkansas is 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. On average, the state receives 4.23 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. The average air quality index rating in Arkansas is 38.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 47.9 AQI. 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 mink, pine, orchid, and tulip trees. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the armadillo, the eastern wild turkey, the white-tailed deer, or the catfish. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.