A care home provides a home-like setting for individuals who are who do not require skilled nursing care. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. Services provided might include three meals a day, laundry, and transit. The state of Wyoming has specific statutes associated with this kind of facility. The The Department of Health, Office of Healthcare Licensing and Surveys, and licenses assisted living facilities governs this facility type.
Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
Proximity to hospitals can be a major factor in choosing the most suitable senior community. In total, there is one hospital located in Sheridan which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Sheridan include Sheridan Memorial Hospital.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a big influence when selecting which care choice is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Sheridan is around 16.3% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Sheridan is about $211,500 and the median price for rent is about $928 per month a month. Sheridan has a sales tax of 4.00%.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Climate is a major factor in deciding which location is the best fit for your family. Sheridan has a cold semi-arid type of climate. In the summer months, the air temperature in Sheridan is about 69F. The low summer temperature falls to roughly 46F during the month of June. The summer high temperature is at approximately 92F in July. In wintertime, the average air temperature dips to around 26F. The highest winter temperature is approximately 42F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature is approximately 10 F during the month of December. On average, Sheridan has a humidity level of around 60%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in the month of December at approximately 69%. The average air quality index rating in Sheridan is approximately 46.8. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score is at its max in December at approximately 67.0. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Sheridan receives about 1 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually occurs in May with an average of 3 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Sheridan receives an average of 34.70 inches of snow.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Sheridan is 92.5% white, 1.6% black, 5.6% Hispanic, 1.1% Native American, 1.5% other or not specified, 0.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 2.5% mixed race. In terms of crime, Sheridan has 20.0 property crimes per 1000 residents and 0.5 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In the previous presidential election, 9.1% voted for a third party candidate, 20.2% voted Democrat, and 70.8% voted Republican in Sheridan county. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Sheridan 14.9% practice Catholicism, 7.4% are Lutherans, and 6.8% practice another Christian faith. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Sheridan, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In Sheridan, 55.7% are nonbelievers. The current population of Sheridan is growing at a rate of 0.000%. Sheridan has a population density of 543 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Sheridan, 9.7% do not have health insurance, 15.7% have some form of disability, 62.9% participate in the labor force, and 7.8% live in poverty. Of the population of Sheridan 25.2% have a high-school diploma, 31.0% have a college degree, and 11.8% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 52.4% are female and 47.6% are male. In Sheridan, 31.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 13.0% are over the age of 60, 6.9% are over the age of 70, and 5.9% are over the age of 80. The median age of Sheridan is 38 years old. In Sheridan, 10.3% of the people are veterans. Sheridan is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community.
An overview of Wyoming
There are 31 general hospitals and 18 health centers that provide care for 576,542 Wyoming residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Wyoming are St. John's Medical Center, Campbell County Memorial Hospital, and Sheridan Memorial Hospital. The state of Wyoming has a cost of living index of 90.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 98.7 and a housing index rating of 72.3. In terms of personal well-being, Wyoming ranks 42nd in healthcare and 31st in quality of life compared to other states. Based on natural beauty, Wyoming ranks 17th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Wyoming ranks 41st in the country for diversity. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 67% of Wyoming residents voted Republican and 22% voted Democrat. In Wyoming, 38% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 948 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-27%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Wyoming there are 46 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 46F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -7F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Wyoming is 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. The average humidity across the state is 57%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 69%. 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 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. 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 greasewood, alpine meadows, hay, and barley. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray fox, the buffalo, the pronghorn, or the Canada lynx. The state animal of Wyoming is the buffalo.