Care homes offer a personal care experience for your loved one. They offer family-style living with 24-hour staff and individual support. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. Services provided can include regular dining options, laundry services, and transit. Texas has a number of stipulations related to this kind of facility.
Demographics and Values
Porter has a population density of 409 people per square mile.
An overview of Texas
Based on natural beauty, Texas ranks 40th in the nation. 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. The state of Texas has 468 hospitals and 501 health centers, providing care to a population of 28,701,845. Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
Forty-two percent of Texas residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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 of Texas ranks 2nd in the country for diversity. In Texas, 24% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 35. During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 43% voted for the Democratic candidate.
State-wide weather information
The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. Texas experiences an average humidity rating of about 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. 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. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16F in the month of January. 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 prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, huisache, post oak, and guajillo. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whales, the rattlesnake, the coyotes, or the alligators. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include live oak, mesquite, and post oak.