Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Care homes offer seniors with an intimate sense of community without the agitation of larger nursing homes. Amenities offered might include three meals a day, laundry services, and transit. This type of community is resembles 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 provisions related to this type of community. The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, and Office of Long Term Care (Office) governs this community type.
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is determined by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Hot Springs Village is about 14.8% of the average person's monthly income. Hot Springs Village has a median home value of $200,286 and the median cost of rent is $705 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Hot Springs Village is 0.2% other or not specified, 96.6% white, 3.8% Hispanic, 2.0% black, 0.0% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.0% mixed race. Hot Springs Village has a population density of 94 people per square mile. The total population of Hot Springs Village consists of 13,918 people. Of the population of Hot Springs Village 20.5% have a high-school diploma, 38.2% have a college degree, and 14.7% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 48.0% are male and 52.0% are female. The median age of Hot Springs Village is 68 years old. In Hot Springs Village, 19.6% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Hot Springs Village, 16.9% have some form of disability, 27.0% participate in the labor force, 7.0% live in poverty, and 4.0% do not have health insurance.
An overview of Arkansas
Arkansas is ranked 45th in quality of life and 49th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Arkansas ranks 19th in the nation. 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. Out of a national average of 100, Arkansas has a cost of living index rating of 88, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 74.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 41% of Arkansas residents attend religious services among the 6,697 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. During the latest presidential election, 61% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Arkansas ranks 33rd in the nation. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
On average, Arkansas has an air quality index rating of around 38.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Arkansas is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.23 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Arkansas drops to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 60F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. 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. 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, Mexican juniper, hickory, and tulip trees. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white-tailed deer, the mourning dove, the eastern wild turkey, or the bobwhite quail. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.