Residential care homes offer a personal care for your loved one. They offer a domiciliary care environment with 24-hour staff and individualized care. This type of community is similar to a single-family home. Services offered can include three meals a day, and transportation. In Kansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $53,670. The state of Kansas maintains a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Secretary of Aging and Disability Services supervises this community type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is determined by the community in which it is located. The rent burden for Derby is about 16.0% of the average monthly income. Derby has a median home value of around $155,357 and the median cost of rent is around $1,079 per month.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Derby is 3.3% mixed race, 2.5% black, 0.4% Native American, 3.0% Asian, 0.5% other or not specified, 5.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 90.3% white. In Derby, 14.1% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Derby, 71.0% participate in the labor force, 4.0% do not have health insurance, 10.0% have some form of disability, and 5.9% are widowed. Of the population of Derby 41.0% have a college degree, 11.9% have a graduate degree, and 20.6% have a high-school diploma. Derby has a population density of 891 people per square mile. The total population of Derby consists of 23,673 people. Out of the total city population, 49.8% are male and 50.2% are female. The median age of Derby is 37 years old.
An overview of Kansas
Based on natural beauty, Kansas ranks 8th in the nation. The state of Kansas has a cost of living index of 89.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 91.9 and a housing index rating of 73.8. There are 144 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 2,912,321 Kansas residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Kansas are University Of Kansas Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Providence Medical Center. Overall, Kansas ranks 22nd out of all states in quality of life and 33rd in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In Kansas, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In terms of diversity, Kansas ranks 25th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Kansas, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,782 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Kansas there are 279 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 36% voted for the Democratic candidate.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Kansas is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 32F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Kansas is 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 46.4 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.73 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Kansas is around 2.55 inches. 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 moonseed, Siberian elm, chestnut oak, and sassafras. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the beaver, the muskrat, the prairie dog, or the skink. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.