Residential care homes provide an intimate care experience for your loved one. Residential care homes offer a domiciliary care environment with around the clock staffing and personal support. Amenities provided 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 specific standards associated with 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
The overall cost of living can be a major influence when selecting which community is the best fit for your family. Monthly, the median rent in Maumelle is about $1,304 and the median home value in Maumelle is around $221,148. The rent burden for Maumelle is around 16.6% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 18.5% have a graduate degree, 16.0% have a high-school diploma, and 49.0% have a college degree. Out of the total city population, 56.8% are female and 0.4% are male. The median age of Maumelle is 40 years old. In Maumelle, 9.6% of the population are veterans. Out of the total population of Maumelle, 5.9% live in poverty, 66.7% participate in the labor force, 4.0% do not have health insurance, and 13.8% have some form of disability. Maumelle has a population density of 582 people per square mile. The current population of Maumelle consists of 18,214 people. Demographically, Maumelle is 14.6% black, 1.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 3.3% Hispanic, 79.6% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.4% Asian, and 2.4% mixed race.
An overview of Arkansas
Arkansas is ranked 45th in quality of life and 49th in healthcare. 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. The natural beauty of Arkansas is ranked 19th in the nation. The state of Arkansas has 88 hospitals and 130 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,024,692. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arkansas are Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Arkansas residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Arkansas ranks 33rd in the nation. 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.
State-wide weather information
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. The average temperature in the winter falls 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 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. 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. 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, mink, cypresses, and pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the armadillo, the mourning dove, or the bobwhite quail. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.