Care homes offer a personal care for seniors. Residential care homes provide family-style living with 24-hour staffing and personalized care. Amenities offered 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 has 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 supervises this facility type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be the major factor in choosing what community works best. The rent burden for Festus is about 16.6% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Festus is around $871 and the median value for a house for Festus is about $131,784.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Festus is 95.3% white, 0.0% other or not specified, 2.6% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.8% mixed race, 0.6% Asian, and 3.2% black. In Festus, 8.0% are widowed, 64.3% participate in the labor force, 10.2% do not have health insurance, and 13.7% have some form of disability. The current population of Festus consists of 12,034 people. Festus has a population density of 810 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 48.7% are male and 51.3% are female. The median age of Festus is 39 years old. In Festus, 11.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Festus 7.4% have a graduate degree, 18.8% have a college degree, and 32.1% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Missouri
In total, Missouri has 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 citizens. 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. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 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. In terms of personal well-being, Missouri ranks 41st in healthcare and 28th in quality of life compared to other states.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate. Thirty-seven percent of Missouri residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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.
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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12°F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Missouri is 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 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. 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 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, poison ivy, wild grape, and sumac. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the long-tailed weasel, the red fox, or the cougar. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.