Care homes provide a personal care for your loved one. They offer home-style living with around the clock staffing and individual support. offered might include regular dining options, laundry, 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. Missouri has specific statutes 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 regulates this facility type.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living is a major influence when choosing which facility meets the needs of you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Wentzville is about 20.2% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Wentzville is $1,455 per month and the median home value in Wentzville is around $205,288.
Demographics and Values
In Wentzville, 72.7% participate in the labor force, 4.4% do not have health insurance, 5.6% live in poverty, and 7.4% have some form of disability. Of the population of Wentzville 30.6% have a college degree, 9.4% have a graduate degree, and 27.7% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Wentzville is 33 years old. Racially, the population of Wentzville is 1.9% Hispanic, 92.0% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% other or not specified, 4.4% black, 0.9% Asian, 2.0% mixed race, and 0.6% Native American. In Wentzville, 9.1% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. The current population of Wentzville consists of 39,414 people. Wentzville has a population density of 752 people per square mile.
An overview of Missouri
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Missouri citizen is ranked 28th nation-wide. Additionally, Missouri is ranked 41st by standards of 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. Residents of Missouri enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 9th in the United States. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Missouri residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. 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. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity.
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. 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. 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. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12°F in the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. 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, kentucky bluegrass, sumac, 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.