Residential care homes provide seniors with a close sense of community minus the agitation of larger facilities. Services offered might include regular dining options, washing clothes , and transportation. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Texas has a number of stipulations related to this kind of facility.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a major factor in deciding what community is best for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Plainview is about 13.1% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Plainview is about $614 and the median home value in Plainview is about $81,370.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 50.1% are male and 49.9% are female. The median age of Plainview is 32 years old. In Plainview, 5.0% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Plainview, 7.3% consider themselves widows, 10.6% have some form of disability, 63.3% participate in the labor force, and 18.1% do not have health insurance. Plainview has a population density of 577 people per square mile. Of the population of Plainview 17.3% have a college degree, 34.4% have a high-school diploma, and 5.6% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Plainview is 5.6% other or not specified, 5.8% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Asian, 62.9% Hispanic, 5.6% black, 0.8% Native American, and 82.0% white.
An overview of Texas
In total, Texas has 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. 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. Based on natural beauty, Texas ranks 40th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by healthcare standards.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 42% of Texas residents attend religious services among the 27,848 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 43% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Texas, 24% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 35.
State-wide weather information
On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48F. The average high winter temperature is around 75F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Texas is 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 average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 51.4 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. 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 ceniz, cat claw, prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, and huisache. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rattlesnake, the alligators, the coyotes, or the opossums. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include live oak, perennial bunchgrasses, and post oak. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.