Care homes offer seniors with a close sense of community without the agitation of larger nursing homes. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered can include food service, laundry services, and transportation. The state of Nebraska has specific statutes related to this kind of facility. The Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Licensure and Regulation governs this facility type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be a big influence in choosing which community meets the needs of your loved one. The median home value in Plattsmouth costs around $113,983 and the median rent is around $962 per month a month. The rent burden for Plattsmouth is about 20.9% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Plattsmouth, 14.5% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 50.3% are male and 49.7% are female. The median age of Plattsmouth is 37 years old. Plattsmouth has a population density of 751 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Plattsmouth is 2.2% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 0.6% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Asian, 0.3% other or not specified, 3.4% Hispanic, and 96.9% white. In terms of education, 15.4% have a college degree, 4.0% have a graduate degree, and 36.6% have a high-school diploma. In Plattsmouth, 66.2% participate in the labor force, 9.6% live in poverty, 8.2% do not have health insurance, and 12.4% have some form of disability.
An overview of Nebraska
In total, Nebraska has 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be 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. 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. Residents of Nebraska enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 27th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Nebraska ranks 26th in the country for diversity. In Nebraska, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. 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.
State-wide weather information
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 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 49F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Nebraska is around 2.10 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.31 inches. 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 tallgrass prairie, sunflower, snow trillium, and columbine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the peregrine falcons, the white-tailed deer, the bald eagles, or the bob cats. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.