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Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be a major influence when determining which care option is the best fit for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Superior is about 16.1% of the average person's monthly income. Per month, the median cost of rent in Superior is about $442 per month and the median price of a home in Superior is about $85,816.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Superior, 12.2% consider themselves widows, 16.6% live in poverty, 22.1% have some form of disability, and 5.3% do not have health insurance. Racially, the population of Superior is 0.7% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 90.0% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.1% other or not specified, 67.5% Hispanic, 0.9% black, and 1.6% mixed race. In terms of education, 7.5% have a college degree, 35.3% have a high-school diploma, and 2.4% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 44.6% are male and 55.4% are female. The median age of Superior is 45 years old. Superior has a population density of 603 people per square mile. In Superior, 12.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.
An overview of Arizona
In terms of resources, Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 91.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state of Arizona has 96 hospitals and 153 health centers, providing care to a population of 7,296,554. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arizona are Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital. Residents of Arizona enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 33rd in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, Arizona ranks 23rd in healthcare and 34th in quality of life compared to other states.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 34% of Arizona's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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 median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 45% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Arizona ranks 11th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
Arizona experiences an average humidity rating of about 39%.The highest monthly average humidity rating is 61% in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 4.92 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 1.04 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Arizona has an air quality index rating of around 49.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 65.5 AQI. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Arizona is around 81F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F 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 oak, desert flowers, fir, and juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the thick-billed parrot, the coyote, the a single jaguar (called el jefe) that migrated to Arizona from Mexico, or the black and brown bears. The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.