A care home provides a home-like environment for people who are who do not require skilled nursing services. Amenities offered can include food service, washing clothes, and transportation. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. In California, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $54,000. The state of California maintains specific regulations associated with this type of community. The Department of Social Services and Community Care Licensing Division regulates this community type.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a major influence in deciding which care option meets the needs of your loved one’s needs. The median monthly price for rent in Sonora is about $1,297 and the median value for a home for Sonora is $273,366. The rent burden for Sonora is about 21.3% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Sonora is 2.2% black, 81.2% white, 4.9% mixed race, 6.6% other or not specified, 0.6% Native American, 3.8% Asian, 18.7% Hispanic, and 0.7% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total population of Sonora, 24.6% live in poverty, 16.8% have some form of disability, 7.4% do not have health insurance, and 56.5% participate in the labor force. Sonora has a population density of 592 people per square mile. Of the population of Sonora 24.5% have a college degree, 28.2% have a high-school diploma, and 10.9% have a graduate degree. In Sonora, 11.1% of the population are veterans. Based on gender, 53.3% are female and 46.7% are male. The median age of Sonora is 41 years old.
An overview of California
Overall, California ranks 19th in quality of life and 7th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 California residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica Ã‚Â¢UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital. Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, California has a cost of living index rating of 139, a grocery index rating of 121, and a housing index rating of 227.
Social demographics of the state
Thirty-one percent of California residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 23,558 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 62% of California residents voted Democrat and 32% voted Republican. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 83.0 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of California is around 2.04 inches. California experiences an average humidity rating of about 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. The average high winter temperature is around 76F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of January. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in California
The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Joshua tree, jojoba, California fan palm, and California poppy. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the whales, the cougars, or the snakes. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.