A care home offers a home-like setting for individuals who are who do not require skilled nursing care. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. Services offered can include three meals a day, laundry services, and transit. The state of 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 community where a care facility is located might have a huge effect on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a big influence in deciding which care choice works for you or your loved one. The median monthly price for rent in Ord is around $593 and the median home value for Ord is approximately $84,140. The rent burden for Ord is about 12.3% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Ord is 2.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 98.0% white, 1.3% mixed race, 0.0% Asian, 0.1% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, and 0.6% black. The current population of Ord consists of 2,103 people. Ord has a population density of 386 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Ord, 8.2% are widows, 9.2% do not have health insurance, 13.7% live in poverty, and 67.7% participate in the labor force. Of the population of Ord 4.2% have a graduate degree, 18.3% have a college degree, and 40.4% have a high-school diploma. In Ord, 10.7% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 50.3% are male and 49.7% are female. The median age of Ord is 43 years old.
An overview of Nebraska
Overall, Nebraska ranks 9th in quality of life and 27th in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Nebraska enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 27th in the United States. There are 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 Nebraska residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. 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.
State-wide weather information
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. During the summer, the average temperature in Nebraska is around 72°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 49°F in the month of June. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.31 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 74%. The average air quality index rating in Nebraska is 31.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 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 tallgrass prairie, columbine, goldenrod, and snow trillium. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies , the sandhill cranes, the bob cats, or the whooping cranes. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.