A care home provides a home-like setting for persons who are who do not require skilled nursing services. Services provided can include regular dining options, laundry, and transit. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. In Utah, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $41,958. Utah maintains a number of provisions related to this kind of facility.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is determined by the neighborhood in which it is located. Hurricane has a median home value of about $188,545 and the median cost of rent is $883 per month per month. The rent burden for Hurricane is about 20.1% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 29.6% have a high-school diploma, 19.9% have a college degree, and 7.0% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 50.9% are male and 49.1% are female. The median age of Hurricane is 37 years old. Racially, the population of Hurricane is 10.4% Hispanic, 0.7% Asian, 2.4% mixed race, 2.3% Native American, 0.6% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% black, 0.6% other or not specified, and 93.1% white. In Hurricane, 5.0% consider themselves widows, 13.4% have some form of disability, 15.3% do not have health insurance, and 55.9% participate in the labor force. In Hurricane, 11.1% of the people are veterans. Hurricane has a population density of 125 people per square mile.
An overview of Utah
In terms of resources, Utah has a cost of living index of 98.2, a grocery index rating of 98.5, and a housing index rating of 93.6. 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 quality of life enjoyed by the average Utah citizen is ranked 4th nation-wide. Additionally, Utah is ranked 9th by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of Utah is ranked 49th in the nation. There are 53 general hospitals and 53 health centers that provide care for 3,220,176 Utah residents. Utah Valley Hospital, Lds Hospital, and Lakeview Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Utah ranks 44th in the country for diversity. Fifty-three percent of Utah residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 5,557 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-7%, Mainline Protestant-6%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Utah there are 34 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 31, and 21% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 46% of Utah residents voted Republican and 27% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Utah is 51.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 74.0 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 101°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28°F. The average high winter temperature is around 60°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 3°F in the month of January. Utah experiences an average humidity rating of about 52%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 1.12 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in March with an average of 4.09 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Utah mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Utah can include earthquakes and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Utah
The state of Utah has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of utah oak, maple, flourish, and sego lily. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the belding's ground squirrel, the american beaver, the gunnison's prairie dog, or the allen's big-eared bat. The state animal of Utah is the the wapiti elk.