A care home provides a home-like setting for individuals who are capable of performing the activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek oversight within a safe and secure facility. Services offered may include food service, laundry services, and transportation. This type of facility is like a single-family home. The state of Nevada has a number of provisions associated with this type of facility. The Division of Health and Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance certifies this type of facility.
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is affected by the city in which it is located. The median home value in Pahrump is $134,504 and the median cost for rent is about $722 a month. The rent burden for Pahrump is around 18.3% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Pahrump is 0.6% Native American, 2.0% Asian, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.1% other or not specified, 3.2% black, 84.2% white, 12.3% Hispanic, and 2.4% mixed race. In Pahrump, 17.4% of the people are veterans. The current population of Pahrump consists of 35,812 people. Pahrump has a population density of 45 people per square mile. In Pahrump, 41.2% participate in the labor force, 9.5% consider themselves widows, 28.5% have some form of disability, and 17.8% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Pahrump is 55 years old. Of the population of Pahrump 3.1% have a graduate degree, 11.7% have a college degree, and 35.7% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Nevada
In terms of personal well-being, Nevada ranks 31st in healthcare and 37th in quality of life compared to other states. There are 46 general hospitals and 45 health centers that provide care for 3,097,672 Nevada residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Nevada are Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, and And Renown South Meadows Medical Center. Out of a national average of 100, Nevada has a cost of living index rating of 108, a grocery index rating of 108, and a housing index rating of 122. Residents of Nevada enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 46th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 48% of Nevada residents voted Democrat and 46% voted Republican. In Nevada, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Nevada ranks 9th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. Thirty-one percent of Nevada residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 1,392 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Nevada there are 48 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Nevada is around 0.72 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of January at around 2.95 inches. The average air quality index rating in Nevada is 41.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 68.8 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 38%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 70%. During the winter, the average temperature in Nevada drops to around 34F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 69F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 110F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 37F during the month of June. While residents of Nevada mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nevada can include earthquakes (moderate), floods, and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Nevada
The state of Nevada has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of single-leaf pinon, shooting star flower, creosote bush, and snowberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the wolves, the pronghorns, the wolves, or the mountain lions. The state animal of Nevada is the the sheep.