A care home provides a home-like setting for individuals who are who do not require skilled nursing care. Amenities offered might include food service, laundry services, and transportation. 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 has specific standards 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 supervises this facility type.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which community is the best fit for your loved one. Eureka has a median home value of around $247,926 and the median cost of rent is $1,642 per month. The rent burden for Eureka is around 17.2% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Eureka 20.0% have a high-school diploma, 44.9% have a college degree, and 16.4% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Eureka, 3.4% live in poverty, 3.8% are widows, 64.5% participate in the labor force, and 11.0% have some form of disability. In Eureka, 7.9% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total city population, 48.0% are female and 52.0% are male. The median age of Eureka is 39 years old. Demographically, Eureka is 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.2% mixed race, 2.9% black, 90.5% white, 2.3% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 2.8% Asian, and 2.8% Hispanic. Eureka has a population density of 385 people per square mile.
An overview of Missouri
The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Missouri citizen is ranked 28th nation-wide. Additionally, Missouri is ranked 41st by healthcare standards. 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. In total, Missouri has 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Missouri are Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 37% of Missouri residents attend religious services among the 9,001 different congregations that are available in the state. 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.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.7 AQI. On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 6.57 inches. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33°F. The average high winter temperature is around 51°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Missouri is around 76°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57°F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. 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 kentucky bluegrass, dogwood, smooth brome, and kentucky bluegrass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the red fox, the silver-haired bat, or the long-tailed weasel. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.