Care homes offer seniors with a close feeling of community without the agitation of a larger nursing home. Services offered might include food service, laundry services, and transit. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. The state of Montana maintains a number of provisions related to this kind of facility. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services regulates this facility type.
Cost of Living
The community where a facility is based might have a significant impact on the overall cost. Cost of living is a major factor when selecting which facility meets the needs of your family. The median home value in Lewistown is around $116,150 and the median rent is $602 per month a month. The rent burden for Lewistown is around 16.3% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Lewistown, 9.1% of the citizens are veterans. In Lewistown, 63.4% participate in the labor force, 13.4% have some form of disability, 8.1% are widows, and 10.3% do not have health insurance. Demographically, Lewistown is 94.2% white, 1.3% Asian, 1.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.2% other or not specified, 0.3% mixed race, 2.9% Hispanic, 0.1% black, and 1.4% Native American. Lewistown has a population density of 399 people per square mile. Based on gender, 49.7% are female and 50.3% are male. The median age of Lewistown is 43 years old. Of the population of Lewistown 38.5% have a high-school diploma, 27.6% have a college degree, and 7.6% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Montana
There are 65 general hospitals and 64 health centers that provide care for 1,071,601 Montana residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Montana are St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center. In terms of personal well-being, Montana ranks 28th in healthcare and 29th in quality of life compared to other states. 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. Residents of Montana enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 22nd in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
In Montana, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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 the last presidential election 36% of Montana residents voted Democrat and 56% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Montana ranks 46th in the nation. In Montana, 33% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Montana is around 65Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 91Â°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34Â°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Montana drops to around 23Â°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44Â°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -3Â°F in the month of January. On average, Montana has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 69.8 AQI. 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%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Montana is around 1.27 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.69 inches of precipitation a month. 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 alder, the bittersweet family, amaranth, and bedstraws. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the goats, the catfishes, the pronghorn, or the mollies. The state animal of Montana is the grizzly bear.