A care home offers a home-like setting for individuals who are who do not require skilled nursing services. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. Services offered can include food service, washing clothes , and transit. Oklahoma has a number of stipulations associated with this type of facility. The Department of Health, Protective Health Services, and Long-term Care Services supervises this facility type.
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is affected by the city in which it is located. The rent burden for Owasso is around 17.2% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Owasso is $161,951 and the median cost for rent is $1,141 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 32.8% have a college degree, 8.3% have a graduate degree, and 25.5% have a high-school diploma. Owasso has a population density of 795 people per square mile. The total population of Owasso consists of 36,215 people. Out of the total city population, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Owasso is 34 years old. In Owasso, 8.7% of the population are veterans. Racially, the population of Owasso is 2.6% Asian, 77.4% white, 3.0% black, 6.0% Hispanic, 8.4% mixed race, 6.3% Native American, 2.1% other or not specified, and 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Owasso, 6.9% live in poverty, 11.4% have some form of disability, 72.6% participate in the labor force, and 7.8% do not have health insurance.
An overview of Oklahoma
Out of a national average of 100, Oklahoma has a cost of living index rating of 88, a grocery index rating of 95, and a housing index rating of 72. There are 134 general hospitals and 109 health centers that provide care for 3,953,546 Oklahoma residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Oklahoma are St Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hospital, Community Hospital, and Llc. Overall, Oklahoma ranks 43rd in quality of life and 47th in healthcare compared to other US states. The natural beauty of Oklahoma is ranked 42nd in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 65% of Oklahoma residents voted Republican and 29% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Oklahoma ranks 22nd in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 43% of Oklahoma residents attend religious services among the 7,057 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-47%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Oklahoma there are 352 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
During the winter, the average temperature in Oklahoma drops to around 39F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 60F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 17F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 80F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 98F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 58F during the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Oklahoma is around 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 most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oklahoma is around 3.08 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, switchgrass, hickories and others, and yellow poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the three-toed amphiuma, the eastern pipistrelle, the Delaware county cave crayfish, or the citrine forktail. The state animal of Oklahoma is the American bison.