Residential care homes provide seniors with a close feeling of community without the commotion of other types of care facilities. Services offered might include regular dining options, laundry, and transit. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. Nebraska has a number of provisions associated with this kind of facility. The Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Licensure and Regulation certifies this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is affected by the community in which it is located. Monthly, the median rent in Gothenburg is $854 per month and the median home value in Gothenburg costs around $97,508. The rent burden for Gothenburg is about 15.4% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
The current population of Gothenburg consists of 3,415 people and in total the Gothenburg metro area has a population of 3,472. Gothenburg has a population density of 373 people per square mile. Demographically, Gothenburg is 97.1% white, 0.0% Asian, 0.7% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.9% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 1.7% Hispanic, and 0.3% black. Of the population of Gothenburg 31.2% have a high-school diploma, 8.1% have a graduate degree, and 22.0% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Gothenburg, 15.1% have some form of disability, 62.7% participate in the labor force, 9.1% live in poverty, and 8.0% are widowed. In Gothenburg, 8.5% of the citizens are veterans. Based on gender, 51.5% are female and 48.5% are male. The median age of Gothenburg is 38 years old.
An overview of Nebraska
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nebraska citizen is ranked 9th nation-wide. Additionally, Nebraska is ranked 27th by standards of healthcare. 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. Residents of Nebraska enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 27th in the United States. 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
In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation. In terms of religion, 39% of Nebraska residents attend religious services among the 2,860 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. 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.
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. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Nebraska drops to around 72°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 6°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. The average humidity across the state is 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 74% in the month of December. 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, big bluestem, and columbine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the peregrine falcons, the white-tailed deer, the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies , or the sandhill cranes. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.