Residential care homes offer seniors with a close feeling of community minus the agitation of other types of care facilities. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. Services offered may include three meals a day, laundry, and transit. The state of Wisconsin maintains a number of provisions associated with this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the community where it is located. The rent burden for Stoughton is about 19.8% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Stoughton is around $1,318 and the median value for a house for Stoughton is $193,879.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Stoughton is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.9% Asian, 2.7% mixed race, 1.8% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% other or not specified, 92.3% white, and 3.5% black. Stoughton has a population density of 883 people per square mile. The current population of Stoughton consists of 13,088 people. In Stoughton, 7.2% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Stoughton, 12.3% have some form of disability, 4.2% do not have health insurance, 8.6% live in poverty, and 71.7% participate in the labor force. In terms of education, 34.9% have a college degree, 10.8% have a graduate degree, and 26.0% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of Stoughton is 40 years old.
An overview of Wisconsin
Overall, Wisconsin ranks 11th in quality of life and 14th in healthcare compared to other US states. In terms of resources, Wisconsin has a cost of living index of 95.8, a grocery index rating of 100.7, and a housing index rating of 91.4. 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. Based on natural beauty, Wisconsin ranks 10th in the nation. There are 138 general hospitals and 57 health centers that provide care for 5,835,165 Wisconsin residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Wisconsin are Mayo Clinic Health System, Franciscan Medical Center, and Waukesha Memorial Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 46% of Wisconsin residents voted Democrat and 47% voted Republican. One hundred eighty thousand, eight hundred percent of Wisconsin residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 0 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-22%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. In Wisconsin there are 6,078 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Wisconsin ranks 37th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Wisconsin is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 2.78 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.51 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 46F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Wisconsin drops to around 19F. The average high winter temperature is around 35F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2F in the month of January. On average, Wisconsin has an air quality index rating of around 39.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.2 AQI. While residents of Wisconsin mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Wisconsin can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Wisconsin
The state of Wisconsin has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of leatherwood, black, white and red bur, white pine, and black cherry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the striped skunk, the water shrew, the snowshoe hare, or the badger. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.