Residential care homes provide seniors with an intimate feeling of community minus the agitation of larger facilities. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered can include food service, laundry, and transportation. The state of Ohio has specific rules related to this kind of facility. The Ohio Department of Health regulates this facility type.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is a motivating factor when determining which community meets the needs of your loved one. Hilliard has a median home value of about $223,357 and the median cost of rent is about $1,592 per month per month. The rent burden for Hilliard is around 17.0% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Hilliard has a population density of 972 people per square mile. The total population of Hilliard consists of 35,939 people. Demographically, Hilliard is 3.8% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% other or not specified, 88.2% white, 1.7% mixed race, 6.0% Asian, 0.1% Native American, and 3.1% Hispanic. Out of the total city population, 49.2% are male and 50.8% are female. The median age of Hilliard is 36 years old. Of the population of Hilliard 20.9% have a graduate degree, 54.3% have a college degree, and 17.0% have a high-school diploma. In Hilliard, 4.0% do not have health insurance, 4.8% consider themselves widows, 4.0% live in poverty, and 8.1% have some form of disability. In Hilliard, 6.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.
An overview of Ohio
The state of Ohio has a cost of living index of 92.8 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 98.7 and a housing index rating of 73.6. Overall, Ohio ranks 39th in quality of life and 35th in healthcare compared to other US states. In total, Ohio has 200 general hospitals and 341 health centers that provide care for 11,714,810 citizens. Parma Community General Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Mercy Health-st Rita’s Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Ohio ranks 44th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 38% of Ohio residents attend religious services among the 13,606 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Ohio there are 565 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Ohio ranks 42nd in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 44% voted for the Democratic candidate.
State-wide weather information
On average, Ohio has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.9 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in January with an average of 9.65 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.31 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Ohio is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 90F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 14F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Ohio is around 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. While residents of Ohio mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Ohio can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Ohio
The state of Ohio has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of sourwood, pitch pine, sassafras, and hornbeam. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the north American porcupine, the cougar, the Norway rat, or the American black bear. The state animal of Ohio is the white-tailed deer.