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Litchfield Park, Arizona
Cost of Living
The community where a facility is based can have a huge effect on the overall price. The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when selecting which destination works for your family. Litchfield Park has a median home value of about $267,191 and the median cost of rent is around $999 per month. The rent burden for Litchfield Park is about 14.1% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Litchfield Park 46.5% have a college degree, 14.3% have a high-school diploma, and 22.2% have a graduate degree. The current population of Litchfield Park consists of 6,009 people. Litchfield Park has a population density of 705 people per square mile. In Litchfield Park, 16.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Litchfield Park, 9.7% live in poverty, 9.4% are widows, 5.1% do not have health insurance, and 15.7% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 49.8% are female and 50.2% are male. The median age of Litchfield Park is 48 years old. Racially, the population of Litchfield Park is 1.5% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% other or not specified, 14.7% Hispanic, 1.0% Native American, 3.3% mixed race, 3.1% Asian, and 90.5% white.
An overview of Arizona
In terms of personal well-being, Arizona ranks 23rd in healthcare and 34th in quality of life compared to other states. The state of Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7 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 96.9 and a housing index rating of 91.7. There are 96 general hospitals and 153 health centers that provide care for 7,296,554 Arizona residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arizona are Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Arizona ranks 33rd in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
Thirty-four percent of Arizona residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 4,673 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Arizona ranks 11th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 45% of Arizona residents voted Democrat and 49% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Arizona is 49.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 65.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 39%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 61%.The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arizona is around 1.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.92 inches. During the winter, the average temperature in Arizona drops to around 46Â°F. The average high winter temperature is around 75Â°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11Â°F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Arizona is around 81Â°F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112Â°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34Â°F during the month of June. While residents of Arizona mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arizona can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Arizona
The state of Arizona has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of fir, jojoba, cereus, and spruce.While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the a single jaguar (called el jefe) that migrated to arizona from mexico, the rattlesnakes, the white pelican, or the black and brown bears.The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.