A care home offers a home-like environment for people who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but want oversight within a safe and protective location. Services offered can include food service, laundry, and transit. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. Montana maintains a number of provisions associated with this type of facility. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services regulates this facility type.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be the major factor when determining what care option fits best. The rent burden for Boulder is about 23.6% of the average person's monthly income. Boulder has a median home value of around $128,534 and the median cost of rent is around $801 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 43.3% have a high-school diploma, 12.5% have a college degree, and 5.0% have a graduate degree. Boulder has a population density of 428 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Boulder consists of 1,248 people. In Boulder, 19.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 43.8% are female and 56.2% are male. The median age of Boulder is 47 years old. Demographically, Boulder is 1.9% Native American, 0.0% other or not specified, 9.3% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.3% mixed race, 0.0% black, 0.0% Asian, and 92.8% white. Out of the total population of Boulder, 28.3% live in poverty, 17.1% do not have health insurance, 20.2% have some form of disability, and 56.5% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Montana
There are 65 general hospitals and 64 health centers that provide care for 1,071,601 Montana residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Montana citizen is ranked 29th nation-wide. Additionally, Montana is ranked 28th by healthcare standards. The natural beauty of Montana is ranked 22nd in the nation. In terms of resources, Montana has a cost of living index of 104.0, a grocery index rating of 105.1, and a housing index rating of 111.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 56% of Montana residents voted Republican and 36% voted Democrat. In Montana, 33% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In terms of diversity, Montana ranks 46th in the nation. In terms of religion, 31% of Montana residents attend religious services among the 1,778 different congregations that are available in the state. 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-28%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Montana there are 94 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Montana is around 65°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Montana drops to around 23°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -3°F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.69 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Montana is around 1.27 inches. The average humidity across the state is 60%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 82% in the month of December. On average, Montana has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 69.8 AQI. While residents of Montana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Montana can include floods and earthquakes (moderate) and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Montana
The state of Montana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of amaranth, sunflowers, the bittersweet family, and barberries. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bison, the gars, the pronghorn, or the goldeyes. The state animal of Montana is the grizzly bear.