Care homes arrange for a personal care for seniors. Care homes offer community living with 24-hour staffing and personal support. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered may include regular dining options, washing clothes, and transit. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566. The state of Missouri has specific rules 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
Senior living community price is determined by the city in which it is located. The median monthly rent in Weston is around $796 and the median home value for Weston is about $156,184. The rent burden for Weston is around 12.6% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Weston 26.3% have a high-school diploma, 12.6% have a graduate degree, and 35.2% have a college degree. In Weston, 10.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military. In Weston, 16.1% have some form of disability, 9.7% live in poverty, 7.9% are widows, and 9.4% do not have health insurance. Demographically, Weston is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Asian, 95.2% white, 2.0% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 2.4% mixed race, and 2.2% black. Out of the total city population, 46.8% are male and 53.2% are female. The median age of Weston is 44 years old. Weston has a population density of 205 people per square mile. The current population of Weston consists of 1,784 people.
An overview of Missouri
In terms of personal well-being, Missouri ranks 41st in healthcare and 28th in quality of life compared to other states. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Missouri has a cost of living index rating of 89, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 71. 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
The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. In Missouri, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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 Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. 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%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 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 winter falls to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 6.57 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. 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 Kentucky bluegrass, wild grape, sumac, and dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the silver-haired bat, the mule deer, the long-tailed weasel, or the cougar. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.