A care home offers a home-like setting for seniors who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but desire supervision within a safe and secure complex. provided may include regular dining options, laundry services, and transit. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566. Missouri maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind 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
The neighborhood where a senior care community is located will have a huge influence on the overall cost. Cost of living can be a major influence in choosing which destination works for you or your loved one. The median home value in Chesterfield is $362,245 and the median rent is $1,667 per month a month. The rent burden for Chesterfield is about 16.7% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Chesterfield, 2.9% do not have health insurance, 7.2% consider themselves widows, 4.8% live in poverty, and 8.5% have some form of disability. Demographically, Chesterfield is 0.1% Native American, 2.8% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 10.2% Asian, 0.5% other or not specified, 3.4% black, 1.8% mixed race, and 84.0% white. The current population of Chesterfield consists of 47,588 people. Chesterfield has a population density of 576 people per square mile. Based on gender, 51.9% are female and 48.1% are male. The median age of Chesterfield is 47 years old. In Chesterfield, 7.3% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Chesterfield 31.9% have a graduate degree, 67.1% have a college degree, and 11.4% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Missouri
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. Residents of Missouri enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 9th in the United 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Missouri citizen is ranked 28th nation-wide. Additionally, Missouri is ranked 41st by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
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 Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In terms of diversity, Missouri ranks 35th in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Missouri residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 6.57 inches. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.7 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Missouri is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. 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 wild grape, scouring rush, willow, and Kentucky bluegrass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the long-tailed weasel, the cougar, the red fox, or the mule deer. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.