Residential care homes provide a personal care for seniors. Residential care homes provide a domiciliary care environment with 24-hour staff and personalized care. Services provided might include food service, laundry, and transit. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. The state of Texas maintains a number of stipulations associated with this kind of facility.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be a big influence in deciding what care option is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Midland is about 15.1% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price of rent in Midland is $1,149 per month and the median value of a house in Midland costs around $191,998.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 50.4% are male and 49.6% are female. The median age of Midland is 32 years old. Midland has a population density of 706 people per square mile. In Midland, 6.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Midland 28.3% have a college degree, 7.8% have a graduate degree, and 24.7% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Midland, 70.2% participate in the labor force, 8.7% live in poverty, 5.0% are widows, and 9.3% have some form of disability. Demographically, Midland is 80.9% white, 7.4% black, 6.9% other or not specified, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.1% Asian, 42.8% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, and 2.3% mixed race.
An overview of Texas
In terms of resources, Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3, a grocery index rating of 88.9, and a housing index rating of 85.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Texas ranks 40th in the nation. The state of Texas has 468 hospitals and 501 health centers, providing care to a population of 28,701,845. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. In terms of personal well-being, Texas ranks 37th in healthcare and 38th in quality of life compared to other states.
Social demographics of the state
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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 35 and 24% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 52% of Texas residents voted Republican and 43% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 48F. The average high winter temperature is around 75F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82F. The average high summer temperature is around 102F in the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 56F in the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Texas is 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 7.44 inches. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. 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 white brush, prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, blackbrush, and mesquite. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rabbits, the dolphins, the rodents, or the alligators. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include mesquite, post oak, and perennial bunchgrasses.