Care homes provide an intimate care for seniors. Care homes provide a domiciliary care environment with around the clock staffing and individualized care. Services provided may include food service, laundry, and transportation. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $50,040. Illinois maintains a number of stipulations associated with this kind of facility. The Illinois Department of Public Health licenses this facility type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be the big influence in selecting what community fits best. The rent burden for Freeburg is around 14.4% of the average monthly income. Freeburg has a median home value of around $160,694 and the median cost of rent is about $998 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Freeburg is 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, 3.1% mixed race, 0.4% other or not specified, 0.5% black, 95.9% white, and 1.8% Hispanic. Out of the total population of Freeburg, 71.7% participate in the labor force, 6.8% are widows, 1.4% do not have health insurance, and 7.0% live in poverty. In Freeburg, 14.8% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 33.7% have a college degree, 15.0% have a graduate degree, and 21.3% have a high-school diploma. The total population of Freeburg consists of 4,262 people. Freeburg has a population density of 241 people per square mile. Based on gender, 53.6% are male and 46.4% are female. The median age of Freeburg is 45 years old.
An overview of Illinois
Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare compared to other US states. 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. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Illinois are Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. Mary¢'s Hospital ¢–Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. 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. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10°F in the month of January. On average, Illinois has an air quality index rating of around 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. 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, 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 coyote, or the american black bear. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.