Care homes offer seniors with an intimate feeling of community without the commotion of larger care communities. This type of community is like a single-family home. Services offered might include food service, and transit. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $50,040. Illinois maintains a number of provisions related to this kind of community. The Illinois Department of Public Health certifies this community type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a motivating factor in deciding which destination meets the needs of your loved one. Staunton has a median home value of about $102,033 and the median cost of rent is about $714 per month. The rent burden for Staunton is around 11.8% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 47.5% are male and 52.5% are female. The median age of Staunton is 46 years old. Staunton has a population density of 494 people per square mile. In terms of education, 36.3% have a high-school diploma, 16.7% have a college degree, and 5.3% have a graduate degree. In Staunton, 11.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Staunton, 54.7% participate in the labor force, 6.7% do not have health insurance, 10.7% consider themselves widows, and 12.8% have some form of disability. Demographically, Staunton is 0.0% Native American, 1.7% Hispanic, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Asian, 99.4% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% mixed race, and 0.0% black.
An overview of Illinois
Overall, Illinois ranks 35th out of all states in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Illinois has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 94, and a housing index rating of 87. In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Illinois are Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary's Hospital Ã‚Â¢'‚¬Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 34% of Illinois residents attend religious services among the 12,453 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
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. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 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 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 bird's foot violet, angelica, black eyedSusan, and aromatic aster. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the American pygmy shrew, the eastern red bat, or the American black bear. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.