Judith Gap, Montana
Care homes provide seniors with a close feeling of community without the commotion of larger nursing homes. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. Services offered may include food service, laundry services, and transit. Montana maintains a number of provisions associated with this type of facility. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services supervises this facility type.
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is determined by the city in which it is located. Per month, the median price of rent in Judith Gap is $281 per month and the median price of a home in Judith Gap costs around $62,878. The rent burden for Judith Gap is about 8.3% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Currently, the population of Judith Gap consists of 126 people. Judith Gap has a population density of 146 people per square mile. In Judith Gap, 25.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Judith Gap, 11.8% consider themselves widows, 0.0% do not have health insurance, 55.9% participate in the labor force, and 6.6% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 59.2% are male and 40.8% are female. The median age of Judith Gap is 64 years old. Demographically, Judith Gap is 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% mixed race, 100.0% white, and 0.0% black. In terms of education, 41.8% have a high-school diploma, 3.0% have a graduate degree, and 13.4% have a college degree.
An overview of Montana
Montana is ranked 29th in quality of life and 28th in healthcare. The natural beauty of Montana is ranked 22nd in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Montana has a cost of living index rating of 104, a grocery index rating of 105, and a housing index rating of 112. There are 65 general hospitals and 64 health centers that provide care for 1,071,601 Montana residents. St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 31% of Montana's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,778 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Montana there are 94 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Montana ranks 46th in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 56% of Montana residents voted Republican and 36% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 40, and 33% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Montana is around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 23F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -3F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Montana is 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 69.8 AQI. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Montana is around 60%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 82%. 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 tornadoes.
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 alder, the bittersweet family, sunflowers, and bedstraws. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the killfish, the mollies, the goldeyes, or the pronghorn. The state animal of Montana is the grizzly bear.