Residential care homes offer seniors with an intimate sense of community without the agitation of a larger nursing home. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered might include three meals a day, laundry services, and transit. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566. Missouri maintains specific regulations 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 governs this type of facility.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a motivating factor when determining which care option meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Warrensburg is around 16.9% of the average person's monthly income. Warrensburg has a median home value of about $149,746 and the median cost of rent is $985 per month.
Demographics and Values
Warrensburg has a population density of 861 people per square mile. Based on gender, 50.6% are male and 49.4% are female. The median age of Warrensburg is 25 years old. Out of the total population of Warrensburg, 27.1% live in poverty, 66.0% participate in the labor force, 4.0% are widowed, and 9.9% have some form of disability. Of the population of Warrensburg 22.0% have a high-school diploma, 42.0% have a college degree, and 20.0% have a graduate degree. In Warrensburg, 11.3% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Warrensburg is 0.5% other or not specified, 3.7% mixed race, 1.0% Native American, 3.8% Hispanic, 84.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.5% Asian, and 7.8% black.
An overview of Missouri
The state of Missouri has 128 hospitals and 212 health centers, providing care to 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. Overall, Missouri ranks 28th in quality of life and 41st in healthcare compared to other US states. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. 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 the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Missouri ranks 35th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
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 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. 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. The average low summer temperature is around 57°F in the month of June. 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 humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. 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 scouring rush, smooth brome, dogwood, and sumac. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the cougar, the silver-haired bat, or the long-tailed weasel. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.