Care homes offer seniors with an intimate sense of community minus the agitation of larger care communities. offered might include food service, washing clothes, and transportation. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. In Georgia, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $135,450. The state of Georgia maintains specific rules related to this type of community. The Department of Community Health licenses care home communities and personal care homes regulates this community type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a major influence in determining which care option is best for your family. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Darien is about $551 and the median home value in Darien is around $100,464. The rent burden for Darien is about 17.3% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Darien is 0.0% Asian, 4.0% Hispanic, 58.7% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, 3.2% mixed race, 34.9% white, and 3.1% other or not specified. In Darien, 17.8% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Darien has a population density of 33 people per square mile. Of the population of Darien 3.5% have a graduate degree, 8.2% have a college degree, and 35.6% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 46.4% are male and 53.6% are female. The median age of Darien is 0 years old. In Darien, 20.2% do not have health insurance, 31.5% live in poverty, 12.6% are widowed, and 57.7% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Georgia
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Georgia citizen is ranked 17th nation-wide. Additionally, Georgia is ranked 39th by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of Georgia is ranked 20th in the nation. In total, Georgia has 151 general hospitals and 251 health centers that provide care for 10,626,983 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside. Out of a national average of 100, Georgia has a cost of living index rating of 91, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 74.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Georgia, 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. 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 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. On average, Georgia has an air quality index rating of around 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 temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 70F during 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. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. 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 flowering quince, palms, scaly-bark, and sweetgum. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cottonmouth snakes, the eastern diamondback, the mockingbird, or the brown thrasher. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.