Bar Harbor, Maine
Care homes provide an intimate care for your loved one. Residential care homes offer a domiciliary care environment with around the clock staffing and personalized care. Services offered can include three meals a day, laundry services, and transit. This type of community is similar to a single-family home. In Maine, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $62,031. The state of Maine maintains a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services regulates this type of community.
Cost of Living
The location in which a community is based can have a major influence on community price. Cost of living can be a major influence in deciding which community is the best fit for your family. Per month, the median price of rent in Bar Harbor is $1,266 and the median value of a house in Bar Harbor is about $316,749. The rent burden for Bar Harbor is about 20.1% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Bar Harbor, 10.1% have some form of disability, 8.9% live in poverty, 67.6% participate in the labor force, and 7.4% do not have health insurance. Out of the total city population, 51.3% are female and 48.7% are male. The median age of Bar Harbor is 44 years old. Of the population of Bar Harbor 21.6% have a graduate degree, 21.1% have a high-school diploma, and 55.1% have a college degree. In Bar Harbor, 5.9% of the citizens are veterans. Bar Harbor has a population density of 48 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Bar Harbor consists of 5,356 people. Racially, the population of Bar Harbor is 2.8% black, 3.7% mixed race, 0.0% other or not specified, 5.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 3.7% Asian, 89.9% white, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.
An overview of Maine
Residents of Maine enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 39th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Maine citizen is ranked 32nd nation-wide. Additionally, Maine is ranked 19th by standards of healthcare. There are 38 general hospitals and 115 health centers that provide care for 1,341,753 Maine residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Northern Light Health, Maine Medical Center, and Northern Maine Medical Center. The state of Maine has a cost of living index of 117.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 107.0 and a housing index rating of 123.1.
Social demographics of the state
In Maine, 36% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 45. In the most recent presidential election, 45% of Maine residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. The state of Maine ranks 49th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 22% of Maine's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,574 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-14%, Mainline Protestant-21%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Maine there are 185 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of November. On average, the state receives 3.79 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in November with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Maine is around 65Â°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 82Â°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47Â°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Maine drops to around 20Â°F. The average high winter temperature is around 38Â°F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -7Â°F in the month of January. On average, Maine has an air quality index rating of around 35.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 44.2 AQI. While residents of Maine mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Maine can include earthquakes (moderate) and hurricanes.
Wildlife to be found in Maine
The state of Maine has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of black cherry, hackmatack, red maple, and downy serviceberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the white-tailed deer, the large baleen whales, or the eastern cougar. The state animal of Maine is the the moose.