Care homes offer seniors with an intimate feeling of community minus the commotion of larger nursing homes. Amenities offered can include food service, laundry services, and transportation. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566. Missouri maintains specific regulations 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 supervises this facility type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be a major influence in determining which community meets the needs of your loved one. The median home value in Ellisville is about $231,298 and the median rent is around $1,359 per month a month. The rent burden for Ellisville is around 19.5% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Ellisville, 8.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Ellisville is 4.2% Hispanic, 89.0% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.6% black, 1.9% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 2.7% mixed race, and 4.7% Asian. Of the population of Ellisville 48.0% have a college degree, 21.6% have a high-school diploma, and 15.9% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 54.4% are female and 45.6% are male. The median age of Ellisville is 44 years old. Ellisville has a population density of 858 people per square mile. The total population of Ellisville consists of 9,770 people. In Ellisville, 2.5% do not have health insurance, 11.8% have some form of disability, 60.9% participate in the labor force, and 11.2% are widowed.
An overview of Missouri
The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation. In terms of resources, Missouri has a cost of living index of 88.8, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 70.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state of Missouri has 128 hospitals and 212 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,144,344. 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 out of all states in quality of life and 41st in healthcare.
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 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. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
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. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. 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. 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 willow, Kentucky bluegrass, Kentucky bluegrass, and scouring rush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the cougar, the red fox, or the long-tailed weasel. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.