Residential care homes offer an intimate care for your loved one. Residential care homes provide family-style living with 24-hour staffing and individual support. Services offered may include food service, laundry services, and transportation. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. The state of Ohio has specific rules related to this kind of facility. The Ohio Department of Health supervises this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be a big influence in selecting which community is best for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Stow is around 16.4% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Stow is $167,621 and the median rent is about $1,123 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of Stow is 41 years old. Out of the total population of Stow, 9.8% have some form of disability, 3.4% do not have health insurance, 68.3% participate in the labor force, and 5.6% live in poverty. Of the population of Stow 46.5% have a college degree, 23.4% have a high-school diploma, and 17.5% have a graduate degree. In Stow, 8.1% of the people are veterans. Stow has a population density of 785 people per square mile. The total population of Stow consists of 34,769 people. Racially, the population of Stow is 0.4% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.9% mixed race, 92.1% white, 1.6% Hispanic, 1.9% Asian, 0.3% other or not specified, and 3.5% black.
An overview of Ohio
There are 200 hospitals and 341 health centers that service a population of 11,714,810. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Parma Community General Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Mercy Health-st Rita’s Medical Center. 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 out of all states in quality of life and 35th in healthcare. The natural beauty of Ohio is ranked 44th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
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. 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. The state has a median age of 39 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 90F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. 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. On average, the state receives 3.31 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in January with an average of 9.65 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Ohio is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. 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 sassafras, hornbeam, pitch pine, and witch-hazel. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Norway rat, the Virginia opossum, the American black bear, or the eastern mole. The state animal of Ohio is the white-tailed deer.