A care home provides a home-like environment for people who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but want supervision inside a safe and protected location. Services offered may include food service, laundry, 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 kind of facility. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, and Section for Long-Term Care Regulation governs this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a big influence in choosing which location works for your loved one's needs. Maryville has a median home value of $129,788 and the median cost of rent is $593 per month. The rent burden for Maryville is around 12.9% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 16.6% have a graduate degree, 33.3% have a high-school diploma, and 35.3% have a college degree. Maryville has a population density of 741 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Maryville, 8.0% do not have health insurance, 31.2% live in poverty, 4.1% are widowed, and 63.0% participate in the labor force. Demographically, Maryville is 3.0% Asian, 0.2% other or not specified, 3.5% black, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.4% Native American, 1.8% Hispanic, 91.6% white, and 0.8% mixed race. Out of the total city population, 46.6% are male and 53.4% are female. The median age of Maryville is 24 years old. In Maryville, 3.6% of the population are veterans.
An overview of Missouri
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. 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. Overall, Missouri ranks 28th in quality of life and 41st in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Missouri enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 9th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. 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. In terms of diversity, Missouri ranks 35th in the nation. In the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. 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 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. 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 most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. 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 wild grape, kentucky bluegrass, dogwood, and smooth brome. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the cougar, the long-tailed weasel, or the red fox. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.