A care home provides a home-like environment for seniors who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but desire supervision inside a safe and protective complex. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered may include regular dining options, washing clothes , and transportation. The state of Nebraska maintains 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 licenses this facility type.
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is determined by the city in which it is located. The median monthly rent in Lexington is $721 and the median price for a home for Lexington is $91,354. The rent burden for Lexington is around 14.3% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Lexington, 74.9% participate in the labor force, 15.4% do not have health insurance, 9.2% have some form of disability, and 5.8% are widowed. In Lexington, 3.7% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Lexington 10.7% have a college degree, 27.6% have a high-school diploma, and 2.5% have a graduate degree. Lexington has a population density of 860 people per square mile. Based on gender, 52.9% are male and 47.1% are female. The median age of Lexington is 30 years old. Demographically, Lexington is 62.2% Hispanic, 3.7% other or not specified, 1.1% Native American, 83.4% white, 0.9% mixed race, 10.8% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.0% Asian.
An overview of Nebraska
The state of Nebraska has a cost of living index of 93.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 95.5 and a housing index rating of 80.9. The state of Nebraska has 93 hospitals and 42 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,941,032. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Nebraska ranks 27th in the nation. Overall, Nebraska ranks 9th in quality of life and 27th in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Nebraska ranks 26th in the country for diversity. The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. Thirty-nine percent of Nebraska residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 2,860 different congregations. 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 most recent presidential election, 59% of Nebraska residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Nebraska is around 72Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92Â°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 49Â°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Nebraska drops to around 72Â°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47Â°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 6Â°F during the month of January. Nebraska experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 74%. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.31 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Nebraska is around 2.10 inches. On average, Nebraska has an air quality index rating of around 31.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 40.9 AQI. 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 (ponderosa) pine, big bluestem, petunias, and snow trillium. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pronghorn sheep, the whooping cranes, the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies , or the pronghorns. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.