Care homes offer seniors with an intimate feeling of community without the agitation of larger care facilities. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered may include food service, laundry services, and transportation. The state of Nebraska maintains a number of provisions associated with this type of facility. The Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Licensure and Regulation regulates this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be the big influence in determining what destination works for your family. The rent burden for Norfolk is around 14.9% of the average person's monthly income. Per month, the median cost of rent in Norfolk is $794 and the median home value in Norfolk costs around $123,428.
Demographics and Values
In Norfolk, 7.3% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 48.6% are male and 51.4% are female. The median age of Norfolk is 36 years old. Norfolk has a population density of 835 people per square mile. In terms of education, 6.5% have a graduate degree, 30.9% have a high-school diploma, and 20.6% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Norfolk is 14.3% Hispanic, 2.8% other or not specified, 89.8% white, 2.1% Native American, 1.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.9% mixed race, and 2.0% black. In Norfolk, 7.0% are widowed, 70.3% participate in the labor force, 10.3% do not have health insurance, and 18.1% live in poverty.
An overview of Nebraska
Nebraska is ranked 9th in quality of life and 27th in healthcare. In terms of resources, Nebraska has a cost of living index of 93.3, a grocery index rating of 95.5, and a housing index rating of 80.9. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Nebraska ranks 27th in the nation. In total, Nebraska has 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 citizens. Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation. 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 last presidential election 34% of Nebraska residents voted Democrat and 59% voted Republican. In Nebraska, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.
State-wide weather information
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.31 inches. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Nebraska is 31.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 40.9 AQI. Nebraska experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 74%. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 6F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Nebraska is around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 49F in the month of June. 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 columbine, petunias, big bluestem, and sunflower. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bob cats, the peregrine falcons, the whooping cranes, or the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies . The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.