A care home provides a communal environment for people who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek oversight inside a safe and secure location. provided may include three meals a day, laundry services, and transportation. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. In Washington, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $66,000. The state of Washington has a number of stipulations associated with this kind of facility. The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) and Aging and Long-Term Support Administration (Department) licenses this facility type.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a facility is located can have a big effect on facility price. Cost of living is a major factor in selecting which facility is best for you or your loved one. The median monthly price for rent in Puyallup is around $1,600 and the median home value for Puyallup is approximately $278,627. The rent burden for Puyallup is about 20.4% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 8.4% have a graduate degree, 28.9% have a high-school diploma, and 27.3% have a college degree. Currently, the population of Puyallup consists of 41,001 people. Puyallup has a population density of 1,119 people per square mile. Demographically, Puyallup is 2.1% other or not specified, 7.9% Hispanic, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.0% Asian, 3.1% black, 80.6% white, 0.9% Native American, and 7.0% mixed race. In Puyallup, 66.0% participate in the labor force, 6.8% are widows, 10.6% live in poverty, and 8.5% do not have health insurance. Based on gender, 49.6% are female and 50.4% are male. The median age of Puyallup is 38 years old. In Puyallup, 12.7% of the population are veterans of the United States military.
An overview of Washington
There are 104 general hospitals and 216 health centers that provide care for 7,647,384 Washington residents. Providence St Mary Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Multicare Valley Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of personal well-being, Washington ranks 4th in healthcare and 1st in quality of life compared to other states. Based on natural beauty, Washington ranks 14th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Washington has a cost of living index rating of 110, a grocery index rating of 108, and a housing index rating of 118.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 37% of Washington residents voted Republican and 53% voted Democrat. Thirty percent of Washington residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 6,114 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Washington there are 291 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Washington ranks 19th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 88%. During the winter, the average temperature in Washington drops to around 35F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 14F in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 40F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Washington is 32.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 77.2 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Washington is around 3.15 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 18.94 inches. While residents of Washington mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Washington can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Washington
The state of Washington has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of nook rose, Douglas maple, pacific yew, and buckthorn. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mountain beaver, the rainbow trout, the snowshoe hare, or the chestnut-backed chickadee. The state animal of Washington is the Olympic marmot.