North Little Rock, Arkansas
A care home offers a home-like setting for individuals who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but desire supervision inside a safe and secure location. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. Services provided might include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transit. In Arkansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100. Arkansas maintains specific statutes associated with 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
The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the destination in which it is located. The median home value in North Little Rock is $122,482 and the median rent is around $810 per month a month. The rent burden for North Little Rock is around 16.7% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of North Little Rock is 1.4% other or not specified, 5.6% Hispanic, 44.0% black, 0.8% Asian, 0.3% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 49.5% white, and 3.9% mixed race. In North Little Rock, 10.0% of the people are veterans. North Little Rock has a population density of 486 people per square mile. Currently, the population of North Little Rock consists of 65,911 people. Of the population of North Little Rock 9.3% have a graduate degree, 27.4% have a college degree, and 28.9% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of North Little Rock, 6.9% are widowed, 11.4% do not have health insurance, 15.9% have some form of disability, and 25.3% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 47.7% are male and 52.3% are female. The median age of North Little Rock is 34 years old.
An overview of Arkansas
There are 88 general hospitals and 130 health centers that provide care for 3,024,692 Arkansas residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arkansas are Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas. In terms of personal well-being, Arkansas ranks 49th in healthcare and 45th in quality of life compared to other states. 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. Based on natural beauty, Arkansas ranks 19th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Arkansas ranks 33rd in the country for diversity. In Arkansas, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. 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 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 the last presidential election 34% of Arkansas residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Arkansas is around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 60F during the month of June. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arkansas is around 4.23 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. 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 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 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 pine, water oak, mink, and hickory. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern wild turkey, the mourning dove, the white-tailed deer, or the bobwhite quail. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.