A care home offers a communal setting for people who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek oversight inside a safe and protective complex. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. Services provided might include regular dining options, washing clothes, and transportation. The annual median cost for a private room is around $166,988 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $152,388. Connecticut maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The Department of Public Health and community Licensing certifies this community type.
Cost of Living
The price of a Retirement community is affected by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Wilton is around 20.9% of the average monthly income. Wilton has a median home value of about $811,854 and the median cost of rent is about $3,423 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 6.4% have a high-school diploma, 76.4% have a college degree, and 37.0% have a graduate degree. In Wilton, 4.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 50.5% are female and 49.5% are male. The median age of Wilton is 0 years old. Wilton has a population density of 268 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Wilton consists of 18,659 people. In Wilton, 3.5% live in poverty, 2.9% do not have health insurance, 65.1% participate in the labor force, and 5.7% are widows. Racially, the population of Wilton is 0.2% other or not specified, 3.2% Hispanic, 1.0% black, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.5% mixed race, 88.5% white, and 7.6% Asian.
An overview of Connecticut
There are 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 Connecticut residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. Connecticut is ranked 21st in quality of life and 3rd in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Connecticut ranks 6th in the nation. 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. In the most recent presidential election, 41% of Connecticut residents voted Republican and 55% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 41 and 32% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 28% of Connecticut’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 2,597 different congregations. 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
Connecticut experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 5.47 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Connecticut is around 4.15 inches. On average, Connecticut has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 53.7 AQI. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52F during the month of June. 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 kingcup or marsh marigold, white oak, blue flag iris, and summersweet. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.