Residential care homes provide a personal care experience for your loved one. Residential care homes provide family-style living with around the clock staff and individualized care. Amenities offered might include regular dining options, laundry services, and transit. This type of community is similar to a single-family home. In Arkansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100. Arkansas maintains a number of provisions 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 type of community.
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is determined by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Sherwood is about 16.0% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median price of rent in Sherwood is around $982 per month and the median price of a house in Sherwood is about $145,976.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Sherwood, 14.2% have some form of disability, 67.7% participate in the labor force, 11.9% live in poverty, and 6.5% do not have health insurance. Racially, the population of Sherwood is 21.0% black, 2.2% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.9% Hispanic, 1.6% Asian, 0.4% Native American, 1.5% other or not specified, and 73.2% white. In Sherwood, 12.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Currently, the population of Sherwood consists of 31,081 people. Sherwood has a population density of 576 people per square mile. In terms of education, 30.9% have a college degree, 29.5% have a high-school diploma, and 10.1% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Sherwood is 38 years old.
An overview of Arkansas
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Arkansas citizen is ranked 45th nation-wide. Additionally, Arkansas is ranked 49th by standards of healthcare. 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. 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.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. 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. 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 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 summer rises to around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 60F in 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Arkansas is around 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, Mexican juniper, hickory, and water oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mourning dove, the armadillo, the bobwhite quail, or the catfish. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.