Residential care homes arrange for a personal care for seniors. Residential care homes offer a domiciliary care environment with 24-hour staff and personalized care. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered may include food service, washing clothes , and transportation. Nebraska has specific statutes associated with this kind of facility. The Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Licensure and Regulation governs this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be a major factor in choosing which care choice meets the needs of your loved one. Monthly, the median rent in Blair is around $1,024 and the median home value in Blair is around $137,309. The rent burden for Blair is around 19.3% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Blair, 16.0% live in poverty, 60.0% participate in the labor force, 20.3% have some form of disability, and 6.2% do not have health insurance. In Blair, 12.0% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Blair is 1.9% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 3.0% black, 94.2% white, 0.7% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% Asian, and 4.8% Hispanic. The current population of Blair consists of 7,943 people and in total the Blair metro area has a population of 8,091. Blair has a population density of 567 people per square mile. In terms of education, 27.3% have a college degree, 32.3% have a high-school diploma, and 7.6% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 53.9% are female and 46.1% are male. The median age of Blair is 39 years old.
An overview of Nebraska
Residents of Nebraska enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 27th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Nebraska has a cost of living index rating of 93, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 81. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nebraska citizen is ranked 9th nation-wide. Additionally, Nebraska is ranked 27th by healthcare standards. In total, Nebraska has 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Nebraska are Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 39% of Nebraska's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 2,860 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. The state of Nebraska ranks 26th in the country for diversity. The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
On average, Nebraska has an air quality index rating of around 31.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 40.9 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 74%. During the summer, the average temperature in Nebraska is around 72°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 49°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Nebraska drops to around 72°F. The average high winter temperature is around 47°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 6°F during the month of January. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.31 inches. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornados, floods, and and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Nebraska
The state of Nebraska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow ladyslipper, goldenrod, sunflower, and petunias. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies , the bob cats, the pronghorns, or the sandhill cranes. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.