Residential care homes arrange for an intimate care for seniors. They offer home-style living with 24-hour staff and personalized care. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. Services provided can include food service, washing clothes , and transportation. Texas maintains specific standards related to this kind of facility.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a major influence when deciding which facility is best for you or your loved one. The median home value in Snyder is about $80,024 and the median cost for rent is about $718 per month a month. The rent burden for Snyder is about 14.4% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Snyder is 1.6% mixed race, 89.0% white, 43.6% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 4.3% black, 4.7% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.3% Asian. In Snyder, 13.7% live in poverty, 57.1% participate in the labor force, 18.2% do not have health insurance, and 16.0% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 49.9% are female and 50.1% are male. The median age of Snyder is 34 years old. In Snyder, 4.9% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 6.4% have a graduate degree, 28.7% have a high-school diploma, and 19.4% have a college degree. Snyder has a population density of 485 people per square mile.
An overview of Texas
Overall, Texas ranks 38th out of all states in quality of life and 37th in healthcare. 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 state of Texas has 468 hospitals and 501 health centers, providing care to a population of 28,701,845. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. Residents of Texas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 40th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 43% of Texas residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican. 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. In Texas, 24% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 35.
State-wide weather information
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. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 48F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during 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. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102F during the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 56F in the month of June. Texas experiences an average humidity rating of about 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. 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. 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 huisache, mesquite, cat claw, and blackbrush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white tail deer, the manatees, the desert big horn sheep, or the whales. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include mesquite, perennial bunchgrasses, and live oak.