A care home offers a home-like environment for individuals who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek oversight inside a safe and secure facility. Amenities provided can include food service, washing clothes, 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. The state of Missouri maintains specific statutes related to 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 type of facility.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be a major factor in choosing which destination is the best fit for your loved one’s needs. Nixa has a median home value of around $141,471 and the median cost of rent is around $918 per month. The rent burden for Nixa is about 17.5% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 47.1% are male and 52.9% are female. The median age of Nixa is 35 years old. Racially, the population of Nixa is 94.4% white, 3.5% Hispanic, 2.8% mixed race, 1.0% Asian, 0.2% black, 0.7% other or not specified, 0.7% Native American, and 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Currently, the population of Nixa consists of 21,321 people. Nixa has a population density of 935 people per square mile. Of the population of Nixa 29.6% have a high-school diploma, 11.4% have a graduate degree, and 30.1% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Nixa, 64.0% participate in the labor force, 10.0% do not have health insurance, 10.7% live in poverty, and 14.0% have some form of disability. In Nixa, 10.4% of the people are veterans.
An overview of Missouri
There are 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 Missouri residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. Missouri is ranked 28th in quality of life and 41st in healthcare. 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. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In Missouri, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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 state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. In the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. In Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.
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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. 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 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 Kentucky bluegrass, sumac, scouring rush, and smooth brome. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the silver-haired bat, the long-tailed weasel, the mule deer, or the cougar. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.