A care home offers a communal setting for persons who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but desire oversight within a safe and secure complex. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered can include three meals a day, washing clothes, and transit. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566. Missouri maintains specific standards 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 regulates this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood where a senior care community is located will have a significant influence on facility price. Cost of living is a major influence when choosing which care choice is best for your loved one's needs. Per month, the median rent in Pacific is about $1,036 and the median price of a house in Pacific is around $136,218. The rent burden for Pacific is around 18.3% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Pacific is 0.0% Native American, 2.2% Hispanic, 6.0% black, 2.9% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Asian, 90.3% white, and 0.8% other or not specified. Pacific has a population density of 467 people per square mile. Of the population of Pacific 3.7% have a graduate degree, 16.1% have a college degree, and 35.2% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Pacific, 12.4% have some form of disability, 9.5% do not have health insurance, 14.3% live in poverty, and 64.2% participate in the labor force. Based on gender, 51.0% are male and 49.0% are female. The median age of Pacific is 39 years old. In Pacific, 9.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.
An overview of Missouri
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. There are 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 Missouri residents. 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. Overall, Missouri ranks 28th out of all states in quality of life and 41st in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation.
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 terms of diversity, Missouri ranks 35th in the nation. In Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.
State-wide weather information
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. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. On average, Missouri has an air quality index rating of around 37.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.7 AQI. Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. 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 poison ivy, smooth brome, kentucky bluegrass, and dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the red fox, the cougar, or the long-tailed weasel. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.