Care homes provide an intimate care for your loved one. Care homes offer a domiciliary care environment with 24-hour staff and personal support. Services offered may include regular dining options, washing clothes , and transit. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. Nebraska has specific regulations related to this kind of facility. The Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Licensure and Regulation supervises this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a big influence when determining what location fits best. The rent burden for Columbus is around 14.7% of the average monthly income. Columbus has a median home value of about $131,877 and the median cost of rent is $817 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
Columbus has a population density of 874 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Columbus consists of 23,123 people and in total the Columbus metro area has a population of 23,128. In terms of education, 21.9% have a college degree, 30.3% have a high-school diploma, and 6.5% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Columbus is 1.2% mixed race, 2.7% other or not specified, 0.4% black, 94.7% white, 22.4% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.5% Native American, and 0.6% Asian. Based on gender, 49.1% are female and 50.9% are male. The median age of Columbus is 37 years old. Out of the total population of Columbus, 10.2% have some form of disability, 7.6% do not have health insurance, 7.4% are widowed, and 9.1% live in poverty. In Columbus, 8.5% of the citizens are veterans.
An overview of Nebraska
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 natural beauty of Nebraska is ranked 27th in the nation. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nebraska citizen is ranked 9th nation-wide. Additionally, Nebraska is ranked 27th by healthcare standards.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Nebraska ranks 26th in the country for diversity. In the last presidential election 34% of Nebraska residents voted Democrat and 59% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. In Nebraska, 39% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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.
State-wide weather information
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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 49F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Nebraska drops to around 72F. The average high winter temperature is around 47F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 6F in the month of January. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Nebraska is around 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 74%. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornadoes, 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 big bluestem, goldenrod, columbine, and snow trillium. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whooping cranes, the sandhill cranes, the bald eagles, or the white-tailed deer. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.