Residential care homes arrange for a personal care for seniors. Residential care homes offer family-style living with around the clock staff and personalized care. This type of community is similar to a single-family home. Services provided might include regular dining options, washing clothes, and transportation. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $50,040. The state of Illinois has specific standards related to this kind of community. The Illinois Department of Public Health governs this community type.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is a major factor when deciding which care option fits best. Swansea has a median home value of $164,732 and the median cost of rent is about $1,144 per month per month. The rent burden for Swansea is about 15.2% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Swansea 20.8% have a high-school diploma, 39.1% have a college degree, and 15.4% have a graduate degree. In Swansea, 6.6% live in poverty, 10.4% have some form of disability, 70.1% participate in the labor force, and 5.5% consider themselves widows. Out of the total city population, 50.9% are female and 49.1% are male. The median age of Swansea is 42 years old. The total population of Swansea consists of 13,518 people. Swansea has a population density of 808 people per square mile. In Swansea, 15.6% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Swansea is 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.9% mixed race, 2.8% other or not specified, 5.7% Hispanic, 1.7% Asian, 80.2% white, and 12.3% black.
An overview of Illinois
In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. Sherman Hospital, Ssm Health St. MaryÂ¢'s Hospital Â¢â€“Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. 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.
State-wide weather information
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. 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. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53Â°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28Â°F. The average high winter temperature is around 49Â°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10Â°F during the month of January. 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 blazing star, black snakeroot, bloodroot, and viola pedata. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the american pygmy shrew, the big brown bat, the cougar, or the eastern red bat. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.