Care homes arrange for an intimate care for seniors. They provide a domiciliary care environment with 24-hour staff and personalized care. Amenities provided might include food service, laundry services, and transit. This type of community is resembles a single-family home. In Kansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $53,670. The state of Kansas has specific statutes associated with this kind of community. The Secretary of Aging and Disability Services governs this type of community.
Cost of Living
The location in which a senior care community is based can have a huge effect on community price. Cost of living can be a major factor in choosing which location meets the needs of your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Basehor is around 19.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Basehor is around $1,461 and the median price for a house for Basehor is approximately $201,245.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Basehor 19.0% have a graduate degree, 0.4% have a college degree, and 25.9% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Basehor is 0.0% Native American, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 96.1% white, 1.8% Asian, 0.9% mixed race, 1.4% Hispanic, and 1.2% black. In Basehor, 8.2% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 48.0% are male and 52.0% are female. The median age of Basehor is 36 years old. Basehor has a population density of 346 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Basehor consists of 5,017 people and in total the Basehor metro area has a population of 6,015. In Basehor, 3.6% consider themselves widows, 7.4% have some form of disability, 71.7% participate in the labor force, and 4.9% live in poverty.
An overview of Kansas
There are 144 hospitals and 75 health centers that service a population of 2,912,321. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be University Of Kansas Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Providence Medical Center. In terms of resources, Kansas has a cost of living index of 89.7, a grocery index rating of 91.9, and a housing index rating of 73.8. 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. Residents of Kansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 8th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Kansas citizen is ranked 22nd nation-wide. Additionally, Kansas is ranked 33rd by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Kansas ranks 25th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 36% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 37% of Kansas’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,782 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-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Kansas there are 279 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 37, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Kansas drops to around 32F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.73 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.55 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Kansas is 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 46.4 AQI. Kansas experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 72%. While residents of Kansas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Kansas can include tornadoes, floods, and and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Kansas
The state of Kansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of eastern red cedar, moonseed, chestnut oak, and pawpaw. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the woodchuck, the cottontail, the prairie dog, or the muskrat. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.