Care homes offer seniors with an intimate feeling of community minus the commotion of larger communities. Services provided may include food service, washing clothes, and transit. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $50,040. Illinois maintains specific rules associated with this kind of community. The Illinois Department of Public Health licenses this type of community.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a care community is based could have a huge effect on the total price. Cost of living is a major influence when selecting which community is best for your family. Belleville has a median home value of around $94,892 and the median cost of rent is $903 per month per month. The rent burden for Belleville is about 17.9% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Belleville is 0.4% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Native American, 4.5% mixed race, 0.6% Asian, 68.0% white, 1.9% Hispanic, and 26.2% black. Based on gender, 52.8% are female and 47.2% are male. The median age of Belleville is 37 years old. In terms of education, 7.9% have a graduate degree, 22.6% have a college degree, and 30.1% have a high-school diploma. Belleville has a population density of 693 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Belleville consists of 41,649 people. In Belleville, 10.5% do not have health insurance, 17.9% live in poverty, 13.6% have some form of disability, and 7.7% are widows. In Belleville, 11.9% of the people are veterans.
An overview of Illinois
The state of Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 94.2 and a housing index rating of 87.2. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. The state of Illinois has 199 hospitals and 383 health centers, providing care to a population of 12,696,123. Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary's Hospital Ã‚Â¢'‚¬Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. Thirty-four percent of Illinois residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 12,453 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Illinois
The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of black eyedSusan, aromatic aster, black snakeroot, and bird's foot violet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the big brown bat, the eastern red bat, the American pygmy shrew, or the American black bear. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.