Residential care homes offer seniors with a close feeling of community minus the agitation of larger care communities. This type of community is like a single-family home. Services offered might include food service, and transportation. In Georgia, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $135,450. Georgia has specific statutes related to this type of community. The Department of Community Health licenses care home communities and personal care homes regulates this type of community.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood where a community is based will have a big impact on the cost of care. The total cost of living can be a major influence when choosing which community works for you or your loved one. The median home value in Morrow is around $106,026 and the median rent is around $920 per month a month. The rent burden for Morrow is about 17.8% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Morrow, 3.7% are widowed, 18.5% do not have health insurance, 11.1% live in poverty, and 66.0% participate in the labor force. In Morrow, 7.1% of the people are veterans. Demographically, Morrow is 35.2% Asian, 0.7% other or not specified, 1.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% mixed race, 19.1% white, 43.4% black, and 11.6% Hispanic. In terms of education, 17.1% have a college degree, 37.3% have a high-school diploma, and 5.1% have a graduate degree. Currently, the population of Morrow consists of 7,473 people. Morrow has a population density of 855 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Morrow is 39 years old.
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 healthcare standards. 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. The state of Georgia has 151 hospitals and 251 health centers, providing care to a population of 10,626,983. The three highest ranked hospitals in Georgia are 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
The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Georgia residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. In Georgia, 42% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 12,292 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Georgia is 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 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. On average, Georgia has an air quality index rating of around 37.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of March with a rating of around 43.9 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Georgia is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. On average, the state receives 4.17 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 8.46 inches of precipitation a month. 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, palms, maples, and red cedar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cottonmouth snakes, the mockingbird, the salamanders, or the bass. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.