A care home provides a communal setting for seniors who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but want supervision inside a safe and protective facility. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. Services offered may include regular dining options, laundry services, and transportation. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566. Missouri maintains a number of stipulations associated with this type of facility. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, and Section for Long-Term Care Regulation certifies this facility type.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is a motivating factor in deciding what location fits best. Per month, the median rent in Aurora is around $574 per month and the median home value in Aurora costs around $76,692. The rent burden for Aurora is around 18.6% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Aurora, 9.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Aurora has a population density of 459 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Aurora is 3.5% mixed race, 0.4% Asian, 7.5% Hispanic, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.9% Native American, 0.0% black, 95.2% white, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Aurora, 21.9% have some form of disability, 16.4% do not have health insurance, 13.0% live in poverty, and 61.4% participate in the labor force. Based on gender, 46.3% are male and 53.7% are female. The median age of Aurora is 39 years old. Of the population of Aurora 34.0% have a high-school diploma, 2.8% have a graduate degree, and 12.8% have a college degree.
An overview of Missouri
Residents of Missouri enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 9th in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, Missouri ranks 41st in healthcare and 28th in quality of life compared to other states. The state of Missouri has 128 hospitals and 212 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,144,344. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. Out of a national average of 100, Missouri has a cost of living index rating of 89, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 71.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Missouri ranks 35th in the nation. In Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In Missouri, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,001 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Missouri residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Missouri has an air quality index rating of around 37.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.7 AQI. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Missouri
The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of smooth brome, wild grape, scouring rush, and sumac. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red fox, the silver-haired bat, the mule deer, or the long-tailed weasel. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.