Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Residential Care Homes. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 5 Care Homes in Laurel and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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217 Methodist Blvd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
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Provision Living at Hattiesburg Provision Living at Hattiesburg located in Hattiesburg, Lamar County, Mississippi provides seniors with an assisted living community. This community provides care to those facing Alzheimer's and dementia. The city of Hattiesburg offers much to residents and their...
103 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
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Good Times, Better CompanyCome join us at our warm and friendly assisted living community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and you can exchange the monotony of household chores for a life rich in quality care, beautiful accommodations, spacious common rooms, and a community calendar spilling over...
34 Graham Rd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Bellevue Assisted Living Community is located in Hattiesburg, Ms. We are a family owned and operated community. At Bellevue our seniors will continue living their lives to the fullest, while experiencing a true sense of belonging. With a dedicated and caring staff, our goal is to provide our...
Care homes provide seniors with an intimate sense of community minus the agitation of a larger nursing home. Amenities provided may include three meals a day, laundry, and transit. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. In Mississippi, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $42,291. Mississippi has a number of stipulations associated with this type of facility. The Mississippi Department of Health and Health Facilities Licensure and Certification supervises this facility type.
Cost of living can be a motivating factor in choosing which destination is the best fit for you or your loved one. Laurel has a median home value of around $81,571 and the median cost of rent is about $591 per month per month. The rent burden for Laurel is about 17.8% of the average person’s monthly income.
Laurel has a population density of 439 people per square mile. In terms of education, 20.0% have a college degree, 7.7% have a graduate degree, and 30.0% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Laurel, 58.6% participate in the labor force, 15.2% have some form of disability, 31.5% live in poverty, and 8.8% are widowed. In Laurel, 7.2% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Laurel is 1.1% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 63.8% black, 33.3% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.9% Asian, 0.8% other or not specified, and 4.1% Hispanic. Based on gender, 49.0% are male and 51.0% are female. The median age of Laurel is 35 years old.
Based on natural beauty, Mississippi ranks 11th in the nation. There are 105 general hospitals and 247 health centers that provide care for 2,983,400 Mississippi residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Mississippi are Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock. The state of Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7 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 91.6 and a housing index rating of 70.1. Overall, Mississippi ranks 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare compared to other US states.
The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Mississippi ranks 30th in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Mississippi residents voted Republican and 40% voted Democrat. In Mississippi, 49% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 6,765 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges.
During the winter, the average temperature in Mississippi drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 27F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Mississippi is 39.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.3 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 74%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 76%. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Mississippi is around 4.85 inches. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).
The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of may apple, wild geranium, Virginia waterleaf, and eastern cottonwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cardinal, the mountain lions, the crow, or the dove. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.