Residential care homes provide seniors with an intimate feeling of community without the commotion of a larger nursing home. provided can include food service, washing clothes, 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. The state of Mississippi has a number of provisions related to this kind of facility. The Mississippi Department of Health and Health Facilities Licensure and Certification governs this facility type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a motivating factor when selecting what location works best. Senatobia has a median home value of around $125,175 and the median cost of rent is $756 per month per month. The rent burden for Senatobia is around 13.9% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Senatobia, 4.5% of the people are veterans. The current population of Senatobia consists of 6,293 people and in total the Senatobia metro area has a population of 7,869. Senatobia has a population density of 195 people per square mile. In terms of education, 8.9% have a graduate degree, 23.2% have a high-school diploma, and 24.1% have a college degree. Out of the total city population, 47.4% are female and 52.6% are male. The median age of Senatobia is 32 years old. In Senatobia, 13.7% do not have health insurance, 20.7% live in poverty, 14.4% have some form of disability, and 48.5% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Senatobia is 0.2% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 57.7% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 39.2% black, 0.7% mixed race, 3.8% Hispanic, and 1.5% other or not specified.
An overview of Mississippi
In total, Mississippi has 105 general hospitals and 247 health centers that provide care for 2,983,400 citizens. 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. Residents of Mississippi enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 11th in the United States. Mississippi is ranked 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 40% of Mississippi residents voted Democrat and 58% voted Republican. Forty-nine percent of Mississippi residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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. In terms of diversity, Mississippi ranks 30th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Mississippi is around 74%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 76%. On average, Mississippi has an air quality index rating of around 39.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.3 AQI. On average, the state receives 4.85 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. 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. 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. 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).
Wildlife to be found in Mississippi
The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of wild geranium, Dutchman's breeches, eastern cottonwood, and may apple. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the chickadee, the dove, the cormorant, or the cardinal. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.