Residential care homes offer a personal care experience for seniors. Care homes provide home-style living with around the clock staff and personalized care. Services provided might include regular dining options, washing clothes , and transit. This type of facility is like a single-family home. The state of Nebraska maintains specific regulations 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
Cost of living can be the big influence in selecting which destination works for your loved one. Wahoo has a median home value of around $136,214 and the median cost of rent is about $909 per month. The rent burden for Wahoo is about 16.6% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 5.0% have a graduate degree, 24.1% have a college degree, and 32.3% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Wahoo, 16.1% live in poverty, 66.4% participate in the labor force, 14.5% have some form of disability, and 10.0% are widows. In Wahoo, 6.8% of the people are veterans. Currently, the population of Wahoo consists of 4,412 people and in total the Wahoo metro area has a population of 4,471. Wahoo has a population density of 591 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 45.8% are male and 54.2% are female. The median age of Wahoo is 35 years old. Racially, the population of Wahoo is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Asian, 1.3% mixed race, 97.9% white, 0.4% black, 3.5% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, and 0.3% other or not specified.
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. Overall, Nebraska ranks 9th in quality of life and 27th in healthcare compared to other US states. The state of Nebraska has 93 hospitals and 42 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,941,032. The three highest ranked hospitals in Nebraska are Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Nebraska ranks 27th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In Nebraska, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. The state of Nebraska ranks 26th in the country for diversity. During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. 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.
State-wide weather information
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. On average, the humidity rating for Nebraska is around 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 74%. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. 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 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 goldenrod, petunias, sunflower, and yellow (ponderosa) pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the peregrine falcons, the pronghorns, the whooping cranes, or the bald eagles. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.