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A care home provides a home-like environment for persons who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek oversight within a safe and secure community. Amenities provided may include regular dining options, washing clothes, and transportation. 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 has specific statutes related to this type of community. The Illinois Department of Public Health regulates this type of community.
Cost of Living
The location where a community is located can have a large impact on community price. The total cost of living is a big influence when selecting which community is best for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Highland is around 17.8% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Highland is about $147,372 and the median price for rent is $1,074 a month.
Demographics and Values
Highland has a population density of 566 people per square mile. In Highland, 9.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Highland is 1.7% black, 2.2% Asian, 0.0% Native American, 0.3% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.2% Hispanic, 95.3% white, and 0.6% mixed race. Out of the total city population, 47.6% are male and 52.4% are female. The median age of Highland is 38 years old. In terms of education, 28.3% have a high-school diploma, 27.2% have a college degree, and 8.6% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Highland, 14.6% live in poverty, 8.9% are widows, 65.7% participate in the labor force, and 10.4% have some form of disability.
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. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. 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. 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
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. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Illinois, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F 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. 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. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. 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 blazing star, aromatic aster, bloodroot, and angelica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the American pygmy shrew, the cougar, or the eastern red bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.