Residential care homes offer seniors with an intimate sense of community without the commotion of a larger nursing home. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. Services provided can include food service, and transit. In Georgia, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $135,450. The state of Georgia maintains a number of provisions related to this kind of community. The Department of Community Health licenses care home communities and personal care homes governs this type of community.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood where a senior care community is located can have a huge impact on the total cost. Cost of living can be a big influence in determining which location meets the needs of you or your loved one. The rent burden for Auburn is about 19.8% of the average monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Auburn is around $978 and the median home value for Auburn is around $116,173.
Demographics and Values
In Auburn, 6.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 48.3% are female and 51.7% are male. The median age of Auburn is 32 years old. Of the population of Auburn 16.2% have a college degree, 32.7% have a high-school diploma, and 3.6% have a graduate degree. In Auburn, 11.5% have some form of disability, 4.3% are widows, 24.2% do not have health insurance, and 67.2% participate in the labor force. Auburn has a population density of 436 people per square mile. The current population of Auburn consists of 7,622 people. Demographically, Auburn is 4.4% Asian, 80.6% white, 8.7% black, 0.0% Native American, 13.7% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.1% other or not specified, and 3.2% mixed race.
An overview of Georgia
In terms of personal well-being, Georgia ranks 39th in healthcare and 17th in quality of life compared to other states. In terms of resources, Georgia has a cost of living index of 91.2, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 73.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. There are 151 general hospitals and 251 health centers that provide care for 10,626,983 Georgia residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside. Based on natural beauty, Georgia ranks 20th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Georgia ranks 13th in the country for diversity. In Georgia, 42% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 12,292 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. The average high winter temperature is around 70F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 24F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Georgia is 37.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of March with a rating of 43.9 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 8.46 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Georgia is around 4.17 inches. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. While residents of Georgia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Georgia can include hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Georgia
The state of Georgia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of scaly-bark, sweetgum, red cedar, and palms. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern diamondback, the cottonmouth snakes, the bass, or the mockingbird. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.