A care home offers a communal environment for people who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but want supervision inside a safe and secure location. Services provided might include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transportation. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566. The state of Missouri has a number of stipulations 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 licenses this facility type.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be the major influence when selecting which destination is best for your loved one. The median home value in Crestwood is about $190,269 and the median rent is about $1,061 a month. The rent burden for Crestwood is around 16.4% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 50.9% are female and 49.1% are male. The median age of Crestwood is 44 years old. In Crestwood, 4.3% do not have health insurance, 6.7% consider themselves widows, 69.8% participate in the labor force, and 4.8% live in poverty. Demographically, Crestwood is 1.2% mixed race, 3.3% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 2.6% black, 94.1% white, 0.6% other or not specified, 1.3% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Crestwood, 8.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 17.0% have a high-school diploma, 50.4% have a college degree, and 18.7% have a graduate degree. The current population of Crestwood consists of 11,870 people. Crestwood has a population density of 1,276 people per square mile.
An overview of Missouri
The state of Missouri has a cost of living index of 88.8 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 96.6 and a housing index rating of 70.6. Residents of Missouri enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 9th in the United States. There are 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 Missouri residents. Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Missouri ranks 28th in quality of life and 41st in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Missouri ranks 35th in the nation. In terms of religious values, 37% of Missouri's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 9,001 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57°F during the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. 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. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. 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 tornados.
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 sumac, smooth brome, kentucky bluegrass, and scouring rush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the silver-haired bat, the long-tailed weasel, the cougar, or the mule deer. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.