Care homes arrange for an intimate care experience for seniors. Care homes provide a domiciliary care environment with 24-hour staff and personal support. Services offered may include regular dining options, laundry services, and transportation. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Wyoming has specific rules related to this type of facility. The The Department of Health, Office of Healthcare Licensing and Surveys, and licenses assisted living facilities certifies this facility type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a motivating factor in selecting which facility is the best fit for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Cody is about 16.7% of the average monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Cody is about $923 and the median home value for Cody costs around $214,425.
Demographics and Values
In Cody, 12.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 33.7% have a college degree, 13.3% have a graduate degree, and 27.1% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 51.6% are female and 48.4% are male. The median age of Cody is 42 years old. Racially, the population of Cody is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.4% Hispanic, 3.4% mixed race, 92.0% white, 1.2% black, 0.9% other or not specified, 0.7% Asian, and 1.8% Native American. In Cody, 7.7% live in poverty, 13.4% have some form of disability, 5.6% consider themselves widows, and 10.7% do not have health insurance. Cody has a population density of 374 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Cody consists of 9,696 people and in total the Cody metro area has a population of 9,885.
An overview of Wyoming
Residents of Wyoming enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 17th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Wyoming has a cost of living index rating of 91, a grocery index rating of 99, and a housing index rating of 72. Overall, Wyoming ranks 31st in quality of life and 42nd in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 31 hospitals and 18 health centers that service a population of 576,542. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St. John's Medical Center, Campbell County Memorial Hospital, and Sheridan Memorial Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 67% of Wyoming residents voted Republican and 22% voted Democrat. The state of Wyoming ranks 41st in the country for diversity. In Wyoming, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In terms of religion, 38% of Wyoming residents attend religious services among the 948 different congregations that are available in the state. 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-27%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Wyoming there are 46 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Wyoming is 0.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 59.6 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 93F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Wyoming drops to around 22F. The average high winter temperature is around 46F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -7F during the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Wyoming is around 1.09 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 4.45 inches. Wyoming experiences an average humidity rating of about 57%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 69% in the month of December. While residents of Wyoming mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Wyoming can include earthquakes (moderate) and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Wyoming
The state of Wyoming has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of sagebrush, wheat, greasewood, and forest meadow. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red fox, the buffalo, the black bear, or the gray fox. The state animal of Wyoming is the buffalo.