Residential care homes arrange for a personal care experience for your loved one. Care homes offer home-style living with around the clock staff and individualized care. Amenities offered can include food service, washing clothes, 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. Arkansas maintains a number of stipulations related to this kind 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
The total cost of living is a major influence when selecting which care option is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Marianna is around 15.7% of the average person's monthly income. Marianna has a median home value of $64,996 and the median cost of rent is about $553 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Marianna is 0.2% Hispanic, 0.5% Native American, 0.0% other or not specified, 1.4% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Asian, 20.6% white, and 77.5% black. Out of the total population of Marianna, 6.9% are widowed, 52.0% participate in the labor force, 20.8% have some form of disability, and 36.3% live in poverty. Based on gender, 54.5% are female and 45.5% are male. The median age of Marianna is 35 years old. In Marianna, 2.7% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Marianna 3.0% have a graduate degree, 40.9% have a high-school diploma, and 9.3% have a college degree. The current population of Marianna consists of 3,301 people and in total the Marianna metro area has a population of 3,571. Marianna has a population density of 381 people per square mile.
An overview of Arkansas
The natural beauty of Arkansas is ranked 19th in the nation. Overall, Arkansas ranks 45th in quality of life and 49th in healthcare compared to other US states. 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. 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.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Arkansas ranks 33rd in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Arkansas residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. 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. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 60F during the month of June. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Arkansas is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. 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. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arkansas is around 4.23 inches. 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 Mexican juniper, hickory, pine, and mink. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern wild turkey, the bobwhite quail, the armadillo, or the white-tailed deer. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.