Scott City, Kansas
Residential care homes provide seniors with a close feeling of community without the agitation of a larger nursing home. This type of community is like a single-family home. Services provided can include three meals a day, washing clothes, 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 kind of community. The Secretary of Aging and Disability Services licenses this type of community.
Cost of Living
The location where a senior care community is located might have a large influence on the cost of care. The overall cost of living is a big influence in determining which community is best for your family. The rent burden for Scott City is about 14.2% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Scott City is about $106,747 and the median rent is about $736 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 24.1% have a college degree, 32.4% have a high-school diploma, and 7.4% have a graduate degree. In Scott City, 5.3% of the population are veterans. Based on gender, 46.1% are male and 53.9% are female. The median age of Scott City is 38 years old. Scott City has a population density of 538 people per square mile. The current population of Scott City consists of 3,680 people and in total the Scott City metro area has a population of 3,851. Demographically, Scott City is 0.0% black, 3.6% other or not specified, 23.2% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.9% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 94.6% white. In Scott City, 5.6% live in poverty, 11.2% have some form of disability, 5.6% do not have health insurance, and 67.6% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Kansas
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. In total, Kansas has 144 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 2,912,321 citizens. University Of Kansas Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Providence Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Kansas ranks 22nd out of all states in quality of life and 33rd in healthcare. Residents of Kansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 8th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 36% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Kansas ranks 25th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 37% of Kansas residents attend religious services among the 4,782 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. In Kansas, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.
State-wide weather information
Kansas experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 72%. On average, the state receives 2.55 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.73 inches. 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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 54F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Kansas drops to around 32F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. 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. 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, sassafras, pawpaw, and Siberian elm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the muskrat, the skink, the beaver, or the cottontail. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.