A care home provides a communal environment for seniors who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but desire oversight inside a safe and secure location. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. Services offered can include regular dining options, laundry, and transit. The state of Ohio maintains a number of provisions related to this type of facility. The Ohio Department of Health licenses this facility type.
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is determined by the destination in which it is located. The rent burden for Westerville is about 17.6% of the average person’s monthly income. Westerville has a median home value of around $214,235 and the median cost of rent is $1,486 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
In Westerville, 7.8% of the citizens are veterans. Racially, the population of Westerville is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.2% mixed race, 0.4% other or not specified, 2.1% Asian, 86.2% white, 0.0% Native American, 1.9% Hispanic, and 8.0% black. In terms of education, 51.2% have a college degree, 18.8% have a graduate degree, and 21.1% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Westerville, 6.8% live in poverty, 68.1% participate in the labor force, 6.9% are widows, and 10.6% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 51.5% are female and 48.5% are male. The median age of Westerville is 41 years old. Westerville has a population density of 1,217 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Westerville consists of 39,737 people.
An overview of Ohio
In terms of resources, Ohio has a cost of living index of 92.8, a grocery index rating of 98.7, and a housing index rating of 73.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Overall, Ohio ranks 39th out of all states in quality of life and 35th in healthcare. The state of Ohio has 200 hospitals and 341 health centers, providing care to a population of 11,714,810. 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. The natural beauty of Ohio is ranked 44th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
Thirty-eight percent of Ohio residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 13,606 different congregations. 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. The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 44% voted for the Democratic candidate.
State-wide weather information
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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 90F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 14F in the month of January. On average, Ohio has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.9 AQI. 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, ash, and sourwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the north American porcupine, the American bison, the American black bear, or the Norway rat. The state animal of Ohio is the white-tailed deer.