Residential care homes offer a personal care for your loved one. Care homes offer a domiciliary care environment with around the clock staffing and individualized care. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. Services offered may include three meals a day, laundry, and transit. Nebraska has specific regulations associated with 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
Cost of living can be a big influence in deciding which destination is best for your family. The rent burden for Seward is around 13.8% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Seward is about $146,679 and the median rent is about $906 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
In Seward, 5.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Seward is 2.7% Hispanic, 95.3% white, 1.7% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.0% Asian, 0.8% black, 0.0% Native American, and 1.2% other or not specified. Out of the total city population, 50.8% are female and 49.2% are male. The median age of Seward is 34 years old. In Seward, 11.6% live in poverty, 63.1% participate in the labor force, 6.9% are widows, and 4.9% do not have health insurance. The current population of Seward consists of 6,843 people and in total the Seward metro area has a population of 7,181. Seward has a population density of 646 people per square mile. Of the population of Seward 35.5% have a college degree, 13.9% have a graduate degree, and 26.6% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Nebraska
There are 93 hospitals and 42 health centers that service a population of 1,941,032. The three highest ranked hospitals in Nebraska are Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. Overall, Nebraska ranks 9th out of all states 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. The natural beauty of Nebraska is ranked 27th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
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 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. 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. In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Nebraska is around 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 74% in the month of December. 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. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.31 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 49°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. 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 snow trillium, columbine, big bluestem, and petunias. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pronghorn sheep, the sandhill cranes, the white-tailed deer, or the pronghorns. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.