A care home provides a home-like environment for people who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek oversight within a safe and secure community. offered might include food service, laundry, and transit. This type of community is akin to a single-family home. In Arkansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100. Arkansas has specific regulations associated with this kind of community. The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, and Office of Long Term Care (Office) supervises this type of community.
Cost of Living
Senior community price is determined by the community in which it is located. The rent burden for Palestine is about 11.5% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Palestine is about $59,161 and the median rent is $479 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 35.7% have a high-school diploma, 1.2% have a graduate degree, and 3.5% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Palestine, 21.6% live in poverty, 15.5% do not have health insurance, 23.7% have some form of disability, and 11.1% consider themselves widows. Currently, the population of Palestine consists of 607 people. Palestine has a population density of 74 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Palestine is 0.0% Native American, 80.9% white, 1.0% other or not specified, 1.5% mixed race, 0.0% Asian, 16.6% black, 4.0% Hispanic, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Based on gender, 52.9% are female and 47.1% are male. The median age of Palestine is 38 years old. In Palestine, 3.0% of the population are veterans.
An overview of Arkansas
The natural beauty of Arkansas is ranked 19th in the nation. 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. 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. Overall, Arkansas ranks 45th out of all states in quality of life and 49th in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
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. The state of Arkansas ranks 33rd in the country for diversity. In the last presidential election 34% of Arkansas residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arkansas is around 4.23 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. During the winter, the average temperature in Arkansas drops 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. 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. The average humidity across the state is 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 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 tulip trees, pine, cypresses, and Mexican juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern wild turkey, the armadillo, the bobwhite quail, or the black bears. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.