Residential care homes provide seniors with a close feeling of community without the agitation of other types of care facilities. Services provided can include food service, laundry services, and transportation. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. Oregon has a number of provisions associated with this kind of facility. The Oregon Department of Human Services and Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight regulates this type of facility.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is a big influence in determining which care choice works for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Keizer is about 19.1% of the average person’s monthly income. Keizer has a median home value of around $213,197 and the median cost of rent is about $1,197 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Keizer 8.3% have a graduate degree, 26.2% have a high-school diploma, and 25.5% have a college degree. Currently, the population of Keizer consists of 39,315 people. Keizer has a population density of 2,122 people per square mile. Demographically, Keizer is 7.0% mixed race, 0.5% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.2% Asian, 0.3% black, 4.4% other or not specified, 20.3% Hispanic, 0.6% Native American, and 86.0% white. In Keizer, 9.9% of the population are veterans of the United States military. In Keizer, 62.4% participate in the labor force, 17.0% have some form of disability, 5.9% consider themselves widows, and 13.8% live in poverty. Based on gender, 48.2% are male and 51.8% are female. The median age of Keizer is 38 years old.
An overview of Oregon
Based on natural beauty, Oregon ranks 30th in the nation. Oregon is ranked 27th in quality of life and 17th in healthcare. There are 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 Oregon residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, OHSU Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. The state of Oregon has a cost of living index of 131.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 110.3 and a housing index rating of 181.8.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 50% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Oregon ranks 28th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In Oregon, 29% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,026 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
On average, Oregon has an air quality index rating of around 35.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 75.0 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Oregon drops to around 37F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 57F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Oregon is around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35F during the month of June. Oregon experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 88%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.10 inches. On average, the state receives 3.06 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Oregon mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oregon can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), floods, and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Oregon
The state of Oregon has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of pinto violet, playa phacelia, lemon balm, and rose flower. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray-tailed vole, the common garter snake, the bard’s shrew, or the Jerusalem cricket. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.