Care homes arrange for a personal care for your loved one. They offer family-style living with 24-hour staffing and personal support. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. Services provided may include food service, washing clothes , and transit. The state of Texas maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of facility.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is a motivating factor in choosing which location is the best fit for your family. Monthly, the median rent in Harlingen is around $627 and the median home value in Harlingen is $83,571. The rent burden for Harlingen is around 14.7% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 17.7% have a college degree, 27.6% have a high-school diploma, and 6.3% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Harlingen is 3.9% other or not specified, 1.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 92.2% white, 0.4% Native American, 80.5% Hispanic, 1.0% black, and 1.2% mixed race. In Harlingen, 7.1% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total population of Harlingen, 6.9% consider themselves widows, 29.8% live in poverty, 56.4% participate in the labor force, and 21.6% do not have health insurance. Based on gender, 50.1% are male and 49.9% are female. The median age of Harlingen is 31 years old. Harlingen has a population density of 630 people per square mile.
An overview of Texas
There are 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 Texas residents. Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Texas ranks 38th in quality of life and 37th in healthcare compared to other US states. Out of a national average of 100, Texas has a cost of living index rating of 91, a grocery index rating of 89, and a housing index rating of 85. The natural beauty of Texas is ranked 40th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 43% of Texas residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 35 and 24% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In terms of religious values, 42% of Texas's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 27,848 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-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Texas is around 82F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102F during the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56F during the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 7.44 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Texas is around 31.68 inches. On average, Texas has an air quality index rating of around 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Texas
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of guajillo, post oak, small live oak, and white brush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the desert big horn sheep, the opossums, the armadillos, or the rabbits. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include mesquite, perennial bunchgrasses, and live oak. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.