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Independent Living near Fort Pierre, South Dakota

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Old West

213 N. Deadwood St., Fort Pierre, SD 57532

(877) 616-7329

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What a find! Old West Apartments offers both a traditional apartment community and a senior 62 apartment community! Both communities are located in Downtown Fort Pierre where you are just blocks away from the Missouri River, Bad River, Stanley High School, and Fort Pierre Post Office. The Old...

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Fort Pierre, South Dakota

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the opportunity to live active lives while assuring their care requirements have been met. You or your loved one can use their free time as they see fit while their food is prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and social activities are organized and scheduled. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies differ between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always utilize the services of private health care professionalls. There are an assortment of expenses and benefits to balance when choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are covered in your care plan: initial assessment fee, field trips, parking, utilities, wellness program, laundry, cable TV, and internet access. The benefits associated with independent living include transportation, restaurant-style dining hall, community activities, beauty salon & barber shop, laundry service, security guards, game/TV room, and private rental hall.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 49.5% are female and 50.5% are male. The median age of Fort Pierre is 40 years old. Fort Pierre has a population density of 266 people per square mile. The total population of Fort Pierre consists of 2,150 people. In Fort Pierre, 6.8% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Fort Pierre is 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% black, 1.8% mixed race, 0.0% Asian, 1.4% Hispanic, 86.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 11.7% Native American. Out of the total population of Fort Pierre, 5.2% do not have health insurance, 3.9% consider themselves widows, 5.0% live in poverty, and 80.4% participate in the labor force. Of the population of Fort Pierre 13.0% have a graduate degree, 27.2% have a college degree, and 34.5% have a high-school diploma.

Cost of Living

The location in which a community is based might have a major impact on the price of care. The overall cost of living can be a big influence in choosing which care choice works for you or your loved one’s needs. The median monthly rent in Fort Pierre is $784 and the median home value for Fort Pierre is approximately $158,592. The rent burden for Fort Pierre is about 13.0% of the average person’s monthly income.

State Information

An overview of South Dakota

Out of a national average of 100, South Dakota has a cost of living index rating of 99, a grocery index rating of 107, and a housing index rating of 110. The state of South Dakota has 62 hospitals and 52 health centers, providing care to a population of 891,276. The three highest ranked hospitals in South Dakota are Dunes Surgical Hospital, Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Llp, and Avera Heart Hospital Of South Dakota. Based on natural beauty, South Dakota ranks 2nd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average South Dakota citizen is ranked 20th nation-wide. Additionally, South Dakota is ranked 32nd by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 62% of South Dakota residents voted Republican and 32% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, South Dakota ranks 39th in the nation. In South Dakota, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 1,819 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-32%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In South Dakota there are 83 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for South Dakota is around 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. During the winter, the average temperature in South Dakota drops to around 21F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -1F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in South Dakota is around 70F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 47F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in South Dakota is 34.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 4.80 inches. On average, the state receives 1.79 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of South Dakota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in South Dakota can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in South Dakota

The state of South Dakota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of white prairieclover, prairie smoke, bergamot beebalm, and plains pricklypear. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the evening bat, the townsend’s big-eared bat, the canadian lynx, or the virginia opossum. The state animal of South Dakota is the the coyote.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in South Dakota

Holiday Hills Estates, Peaceful Pines Senior Living Community and Old West are the top rated independent living facilities near Fort Pierre, South Dakota. See full list of communities.

There are 1 independent living facilities near Fort Pierre, South Dakota. See the full list.

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