Town and Country, Missouri
Care homes provide seniors with a close sense of community without the agitation of larger care facilities. Amenities provided might include food service, laundry services, and transportation. This type of facility is akin to 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 type of facility. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, and Section for Long-Term Care Regulation licenses this facility type.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be a motivating factor when choosing what care choice fits best. The rent burden for Town and Country is about 17.3% of the average monthly income. Town and Country has a median home value of about $691,904 and the median cost of rent is about $2,681 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
In Town and Country, 7.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Currently, the population of Town and Country consists of 11,115 people. Town and Country has a population density of 371 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Town and Country, 50.6% participate in the labor force, 4.4% live in poverty, 6.2% have some form of disability, and 1.4% do not have health insurance. Racially, the population of Town and Country is 0.0% Native American, 0.4% other or not specified, 1.8% Hispanic, 2.3% black, 88.9% white, 0.7% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 7.6% Asian. In terms of education, 38.7% have a graduate degree, 8.1% have a high-school diploma, and 76.4% have a college degree. Out of the total city population, 51.4% are female and 48.6% are male. The median age of Town and Country is 52 years old.
An overview of Missouri
Overall, Missouri ranks 28th out of all states in quality of life and 41st in healthcare. 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. The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. 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.
State-wide weather information
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. On average, the humidity rating for Missouri is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. 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 temperature in the summer rises to around 76°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57°F during the month of June. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12°F in the month of January. 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, poison ivy, wild grape, and kentucky bluegrass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the long-tailed weasel, the silver-haired bat, the cougar, or the red fox. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.