Care homes arrange for an intimate care experience for your loved one. They provide a domiciliary care environment with around the clock staffing and individual support. Services offered may include three meals a day, laundry, and transportation. This type of community is like a single-family home. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933. Iowa maintains specific regulations associated with this type of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals and Health communities Division supervises this community type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the neighborhood where it is located. The median monthly rent in Griswold is around $540 and the median home value for Griswold is approximately $77,577. The rent burden for Griswold is around 12.2% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Griswold 41.1% have a high-school diploma, 14.8% have a college degree, and 2.6% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 48.6% are male and 51.4% are female. The median age of Griswold is 35 years old. In Griswold, 10.9% have some form of disability, 68.4% participate in the labor force, 15.7% live in poverty, and 6.7% are widowed. In Griswold, 7.5% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Griswold has a population density of 598 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Griswold consists of 963 people. Racially, the population of Griswold is 3.4% mixed race, 1.5% Asian, 1.9% Hispanic, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% black, and 95.1% white.
An overview of Iowa
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Iowa citizen is ranked 14th nation-wide. Additionally, Iowa is ranked 20th by standards of healthcare. There are 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 Iowa residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Iowa are Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids. Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation. In terms of resources, Iowa has a cost of living index of 91.8, a grocery index rating of 95.9, and a housing index rating of 79.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 42% of Iowa residents voted Democrat and 51% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Iowa, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,107 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-28%, Mainline Protestant-30%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Iowa there are 289 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 40F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 88F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. On average, Iowa has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.8 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 inches. Iowa experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. While residents of Iowa mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Iowa can include floods and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Iowa
The state of Iowa has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of twinleaf, dryflower, tumblegrass, and bearberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray wolf, the lynx, the bison, or the mountain lion. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.