A care home provides a communal setting for persons who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but desire supervision inside a safe and secure facility. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. Services provided may include regular dining options, laundry, and transportation. Nebraska maintains specific statutes associated with this kind of facility. The Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Licensure and Regulation licenses this type of facility.
Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
For many seniors, particularly those who live with chronic illness or those needing long-term therapy, access to hospitals is an important component while determining which care option best meets your family's needs. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in York which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in York include York Hospital, Memorial Hospital, and Oss Orthopaedic Hospital.
Cost of Living
The price of a care community is affected by the city in which it is located. In terms of resources, York has a cost of living index of 82.6 and a grocery index rating of around 105.3. Index scores are based on a spectrum where 100 is the national average and any score beneath 100 is considered less costly than the average. York has a sales tax of 6.00%.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
For many seniors, weather and climate are often the most significant influence in choosing a care community. York has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in York is around 58.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score reaches its maximum score during December at approximately 83.8. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, York receives about 6 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically occurs in October with an average of 10 inches during the month. For snowfall, York gets an average of 23.20 inches of snow in a year. During the summer, York is about 74°F. The low summer temperature is around 60°F in the month of June. The summer high temperature is at around 86°F in the month of July. Over the winter, the average temp falls to about 32°F. The highest winter temperature gets to about 42°F during the month of January. The lowest winter temperature gets to roughly 19 °F in the month of February. On average, York has a humidity rating of roughly 60%. Humidity levels reach their peak during the month of January at roughly 65%.
Demographics and Values
York has a population density of 507 people per square mile. The current population of York is growing at a rate of 0.001%. Currently, the population of York consists of 7,726 people and in total the York metro area has a population of 7,862. In York, 8.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. York is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Racially, the population of York is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 95.7% white, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Asian, 5.4% Hispanic, 0.6% black, 2.9% mixed race, and 0.6% other or not specified. Out of the total city population, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of York is 37 years old. In York, 19.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.2% are over the age of 60, 7.9% are over the age of 70, and 5.9% are over the age of 80. Out of the total population of York, 67.9% participate in the labor force, 8.6% are widowed, 12.2% live in poverty, and 8.9% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 32.7% have a college degree, 9.6% have a graduate degree, and 25.8% have a high-school diploma. In terms of crime, York has 29.2 property crimes per 1000 residents and 10.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In York, 60.5% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in York, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of York 8.4% practice Catholicism, 7.9% are Lutherans, and 7.4% practice another Christian faith. During the last presidential election, 61.8% voted Republican, 5.3% voted for a third party candidate, and 32.9% voted Democrat in York county.
An overview of Nebraska
Out of a national average of 100, Nebraska has a cost of living index rating of 93, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 81. 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 personal well-being, Nebraska ranks 27th in healthcare and 9th in quality of life compared to other states. Residents of Nebraska enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 27th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 59% of Nebraska residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation. In Nebraska, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. 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 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
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%. 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. 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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 49°F during the month of June. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 6°F 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 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 big bluestem, wild rose, sunflower, and yellow ladyslipper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whooping cranes, the white-tailed deer, the bald eagles, or the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies . The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.