A care home provides a home-like setting for persons who are who do not require skilled nursing care. This type of community is like a single-family home. Services provided may include food service, and transit. In Connecticut, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $58,560. Connecticut maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The Department of Public Health and community Licensing governs this community type.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be the major factor in determining what destination works for your family. Avon has a median home value of about $377,192 and the median cost of rent is $1,946 per month per month. The rent burden for Avon is around 16.5% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 47.8% are male and 52.2% are female. The median age of Avon is 45 years old. In Avon, 6.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. In Avon, 62.9% participate in the labor force, 3.2% live in poverty, 6.5% are widows, and 8.6% have some form of disability. Demographically, Avon is 1.1% mixed race, 12.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 85.5% white, 0.3% black, 3.2% Hispanic, 0.5% other or not specified, and 0.0% Native American. Avon has a population density of 306 people per square mile. The current population of Avon consists of 18,381 people. In terms of education, 30.1% have a graduate degree, 10.3% have a high-school diploma, and 68.9% have a college degree.
An overview of Connecticut
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Connecticut citizen is ranked 21st nation-wide. Additionally, Connecticut is ranked 3rd by standards of healthcare. Residents of Connecticut enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 6th in the United States. In total, Connecticut has 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Connecticut are St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. In terms of resources, Connecticut has a cost of living index of 128.8, a grocery index rating of 114.2, and a housing index rating of 144.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Connecticut ranks 14th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 41, and 32% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 55% of Connecticut residents voted Democrat and 41% voted Republican. In terms of religion, 28% of Connecticut residents attend religious services among the 2,597 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Connecticut there are 109 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Connecticut is 41.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 53.7 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 52F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Connecticut drops to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in March with an average of 5.47 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.15 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Connecticut mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Connecticut can include hurricanes and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Connecticut
The state of Connecticut has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of blue flag iris, mountain laurel, white-tailed deer, and summersweet. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.