Care homes arrange for a personal care experience for your loved one. Residential care homes provide a domiciliary care environment with 24-hour staff and personal support. Services provided may include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transit. This type of community is akin to a single-family home. The state of Indiana has specific rules associated with this type of community. Indiana State Department of Health supervises this community type.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a motivating factor when selecting what care choice is best for your family. Westfield has a median home value of around $232,658 and the median cost of rent is $1,476 per month per month. The rent burden for Westfield is about 18.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Westfield is 89.9% white, 3.9% black, 1.4% mixed race, 4.7% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 3.1% Asian, 1.6% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total population of Westfield, 74.9% participate in the labor force, 3.4% consider themselves widows, 8.6% have some form of disability, and 6.7% do not have health insurance. In Westfield, 5.6% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Westfield is 35 years old. In terms of education, 56.6% have a college degree, 17.4% have a graduate degree, and 14.0% have a high-school diploma. Currently, the population of Westfield consists of 39,493 people. Westfield has a population density of 501 people per square mile.
An overview of Indiana
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Indiana citizen is ranked 36th nation-wide. Additionally, Indiana is ranked 40th by standards of healthcare. There are 153 general hospitals and 198 health centers that provide care for 6,723,826 Indiana residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Indiana are Eskenazi Health, St. Mary Medical Center Inc., and Reid Health. Out of a national average of 100, Indiana has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 93, and a housing index rating of 77. Based on natural beauty, Indiana ranks 48th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 38% of Indiana residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. In Indiana, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Indiana ranks 40th in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 37% of Indiana’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 9,061 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Indiana there are 453 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Indiana is around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 56F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Indiana drops to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 48F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 13F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.18 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.54 inches of precipitation a month. Indiana experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Indiana is 36.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 50.9 AQI. While residents of Indiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Indiana can include tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Indiana
The state of Indiana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of bittersweet, white pine, sassafras, and black gum. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the sunfish, the black duck, the yellow warbler, or the great blue heron. The state animal of Indiana is the white-tailed deer.