A care home provides a communal setting for individuals who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but want supervision within a safe and protective complex. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services provided can include regular dining options, laundry, and transit. Tennessee maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of facility. The The Tennessee Department of Health and Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities supervises this facility type.
Cost of Living
The cost of care for a community is influenced by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Smyrna is about 17.9% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Smyrna is around $160,675 and the median price for rent is about $1,053 a month.
Demographics and Values
In Smyrna, 8.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Smyrna 24.4% have a college degree, 6.7% have a graduate degree, and 32.0% have a high-school diploma. Smyrna has a population density of 636 people per square mile. The total population of Smyrna consists of 49,969 people. Out of the total city population, 48.2% are male and 51.8% are female. The median age of Smyrna is 35 years old. Demographically, Smyrna is 1.1% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 77.9% white, 3.7% Asian, 2.7% mixed race, 8.7% Hispanic, and 14.4% black. In Smyrna, 72.6% participate in the labor force, 11.8% live in poverty, 10.2% do not have health insurance, and 12.3% have some form of disability.
An overview of Tennessee
Residents of Tennessee enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 37th in the United States. There are 124 hospitals and 157 health centers that service a population of 6,831,785. Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The state of Tennessee has a cost of living index of 89.5 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 93.3 and a housing index rating of 80.2. In terms of personal well-being, Tennessee ranks 43rd in healthcare and 30th in quality of life compared to other states.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. Fifty-one percent of Tennessee residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 11,542 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-52%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Tennessee there are 505 masonic lodges. The state of Tennessee ranks 32nd in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Tennessee residents voted Republican and 35% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Tennessee is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. On average, Tennessee has an air quality index rating of around 36.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of June with a rating of 46.5 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 39F. The average high winter temperature is around 56F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Tennessee is around 4.46 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.69 inches. While residents of Tennessee mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Tennessee can include earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Tennessee
The state of Tennessee has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of gum maple, shortleaf pine, pine, and black crappie. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rough green snake, the paddlefish, the waterfowl, or the largemouth bass. The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.