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Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the neighborhood where it is located. Monthly, the median price for rent in Peoria is around $1,218 and the median price for a house for Peoria is around $229,551. The rent burden for Peoria is about 18.3% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 51.9% are female and 48.1% are male. The median age of Peoria is 40 years old. Peoria has a population density of 369 people per square mile. The current population of Peoria consists of 168,181 people. Out of the total population of Peoria, 6.1% are widowed, 12.3% have some form of disability, 64.0% participate in the labor force, and 8.0% do not have health insurance. In Peoria, 10.0% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Peoria is 3.8% Asian, 0.7% Native American, 3.2% black, 3.7% mixed race, 3.5% other or not specified, 19.1% Hispanic, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 84.9% white. In terms of education, 25.0% have a high-school diploma, 31.0% have a college degree, and 10.7% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Arizona
There are 96 general hospitals and 153 health centers that provide care for 7,296,554 Arizona residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital. Out of a national average of 100, Arizona has a cost of living index rating of 98, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 92. Overall, Arizona ranks 34th out of all states in quality of life and 23rd in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Arizona ranks 33rd in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Arizona residents voted Republican and 45% voted Democrat. In Arizona, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,673 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. The state of Arizona ranks 11th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 4.92 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arizona is around 1.04 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11F during the month of December. On average, Arizona has an air quality index rating of around 49.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 65.5 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Arizona is around 39%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 61% in the month of January. 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 ponderosa pine, spruce, cereus, and jojoba. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cactus wren (the state bird), the badger, the white pelican, or the coyote. The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.