A care home provides a home-like setting for seniors who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but desire supervision within a safe and protected facility. provided might include regular dining options, washing clothes, and transportation. This type of facility is like a single-family home. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566. Missouri maintains specific regulations related to 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 type of facility.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood where a senior care community is based can have a significant impact on facility price. Cost of living is a major factor when determining which location works for you or your loved one. The median home value in Rolla costs around $121,037 and the median cost for rent is about $687 a month. The rent burden for Rolla is around 13.5% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 44.2% are female and 55.8% are male. The median age of Rolla is 25 years old. In terms of education, 15.5% have a graduate degree, 32.5% have a college degree, and 28.9% have a high-school diploma. In Rolla, 6.3% are widows, 52.0% participate in the labor force, 28.9% live in poverty, and 14.0% have some form of disability. In Rolla, 6.8% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Rolla has a population density of 650 people per square mile. Demographically, Rolla is 3.0% Hispanic, 4.7% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.3% Asian, 1.8% mixed race, 0.3% Native American, 85.8% white, and 0.0% other or not specified.
An overview of Missouri
The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Missouri citizen is ranked 28th nation-wide. Additionally, Missouri is ranked 41st by healthcare standards. There are 128 hospitals and 212 health centers that service a population of 6,144,344. 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. 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.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 37% of Missouri residents attend religious services among the 9,001 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Missouri residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. During the summer, the average temperature in Missouri is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. 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. 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. 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 dogwood, Kentucky bluegrass, sumac, and wild grape. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the red fox, the silver-haired bat, or the cougar. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.