Care homes offer seniors with an intimate feeling of community without the agitation of a larger nursing home. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. Services provided may include regular dining options, laundry, and transit. 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 certifies this facility type.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be a major factor when deciding which community works for your family. The median home value in Florissant costs around $95,136 and the median rent is around $924 per month a month. The rent burden for Florissant is about 17.9% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Florissant, 9.0% live in poverty, 8.1% are widows, 68.5% participate in the labor force, and 12.4% have some form of disability. Racially, the population of Florissant is 57.6% white, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.2% other or not specified, 35.2% black, 1.1% Asian, 4.4% mixed race, and 3.1% Hispanic. Of the population of Florissant 7.7% have a graduate degree, 25.1% have a college degree, and 28.9% have a high-school diploma. In Florissant, 8.4% of the citizens are veterans. Based on gender, 55.2% are female and 44.8% are male. The median age of Florissant is 37 years old. Florissant has a population density of 1,576 people per square mile. The current population of Florissant consists of 51,443 people.
An overview of Missouri
The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation. 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. Overall, Missouri ranks 28th out of all states in quality of life and 41st in healthcare. The state of Missouri has 128 hospitals and 212 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,144,344. 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
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. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate.
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. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops 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. 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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57°F during the month of June. Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. 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. 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, dogwood, smooth brome, and poison ivy. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red fox, the mule deer, the silver-haired bat, or the cougar. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.