A care home provides a communal setting for people who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but want supervision inside a safe and protected community. offered may include regular dining options, washing clothes, and transit. This type of community is similar to a single-family home. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $50,040. The state of Illinois maintains a number of provisions related to this kind of community. The Illinois Department of Public Health licenses this type of community.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is a motivating factor when determining which community is the best fit for you or your loved one. Per month, the median rent in Edwardsville is around $1,245 per month and the median home value in Edwardsville is around $197,830. The rent burden for Edwardsville is around 15.5% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Edwardsville, 3.9% consider themselves widows, 65.5% participate in the labor force, 7.6% have some form of disability, and 3.1% do not have health insurance. Demographically, Edwardsville is 2.2% mixed race, 11.8% black, 2.4% Hispanic, 0.0% other or not specified, 2.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.4% Native American, and 83.3% white. In terms of education, 52.0% have a college degree, 20.5% have a graduate degree, and 18.3% have a high-school diploma. In Edwardsville, 7.9% of the citizens are veterans. The total population of Edwardsville consists of 24,967 people. Edwardsville has a population density of 488 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 51.3% are female and 48.7% are male. The median age of Edwardsville is 30 years old.
An overview of Illinois
In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. MaryÂ¢'s Hospital Â¢â€“Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by standards of healthcare. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In Illinois, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 12,453 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 91Â°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53Â°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28Â°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49Â°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10Â°F in the month of January. Illinois experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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 tornados.
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 angelica, viola pedata, black snakeroot, and aromatic aster. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the american pygmy shrew, the coyote, or the eastern red bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.