Residential care homes offer seniors with an intimate feeling of community minus the agitation of larger nursing homes. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. Services offered might include three meals a day, laundry services, and transit. The state of Oklahoma maintains specific regulations associated with this kind of facility. The Department of Health, Protective Health Services, and Long-term Care Services supervises this facility type.
Cost of Living
The cost of care for a community is affected by the destination in which it is located. The median home value in Bartlesville is about $115,618 and the median price for rent is around $736 per month a month. The rent burden for Bartlesville is around 14.2% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 47.6% are male and 52.4% are female. The median age of Bartlesville is 39 years old. Of the population of Bartlesville 31.5% have a college degree, 31.2% have a high-school diploma, and 10.2% have a graduate degree. In Bartlesville, 14.9% live in poverty, 58.5% participate in the labor force, 13.5% do not have health insurance, and 7.2% consider themselves widows. In Bartlesville, 9.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Bartlesville has a population density of 615 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Bartlesville is 1.0% other or not specified, 3.3% black, 2.5% Asian, 7.9% Native American, 79.5% white, 5.8% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 6.4% Hispanic.
An overview of Oklahoma
Oklahoma is ranked 43rd in quality of life and 47th in healthcare. There are 134 general hospitals and 109 health centers that provide care for 3,953,546 Oklahoma residents. St Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hospital, Community Hospital, and Llc are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Oklahoma is ranked 42nd in the nation. The state of Oklahoma has a cost of living index of 88.1 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 95.4 and a housing index rating of 71.9.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 29% of Oklahoma residents voted Democrat and 65% voted Republican. Forty-three percent of Oklahoma residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 7,057 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-47%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. In Oklahoma there are 352 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Oklahoma ranks 22nd in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
Oklahoma experiences an average humidity rating of about 64%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of May at around 72%. On average, Oklahoma has an air quality index rating of around 38.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 52.2 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 39F. The average high winter temperature is around 60F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 17F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Oklahoma is around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 98F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 58F during the month of June. On average, the state receives 3.08 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. While residents of Oklahoma mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oklahoma can include tornadoes and floods and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Oklahoma
The state of Oklahoma has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of red and white oaks, yellow poplar, grama, and little bluestem. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the lesser siren, the Delaware county cave crayfish, the Texas night snake, or the plains spadefoot toad. The state animal of Oklahoma is the American bison.