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Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a community is based might have a significant influence on community price. The total cost of living is a major factor in determining which community meets the needs of your loved one's needs. The median home value in Palestine is around $59,161 and the median cost for rent is $479 a month. The rent burden for Palestine is around 11.5% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Palestine, 3.0% of the people are veterans. Palestine has a population density of 74 people per square mile. The total population of Palestine consists of 607 people. Out of the total population of Palestine, 23.7% have some form of disability, 53.6% participate in the labor force, 11.1% consider themselves widows, and 21.6% live in poverty. Racially, the population of Palestine is 80.9% white, 4.0% Hispanic, 1.5% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 16.6% black, 1.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, and 0.0% Asian. Of the population of Palestine 3.5% have a college degree, 35.7% have a high-school diploma, and 1.2% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 52.9% are female and 47.1% are male. The median age of Palestine is 38 years old.
An overview of Arkansas
In terms of resources, Arkansas has a cost of living index of 88.4, a grocery index rating of 92.0, and a housing index rating of 73.9. 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 quality of life enjoyed by the average Arkansas citizen is ranked 45th nation-wide. Additionally, Arkansas is ranked 49th by standards of healthcare. Residents of Arkansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 19th in the United States. In total, Arkansas has 88 general hospitals and 130 health centers that provide care for 3,024,692 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arkansas are Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In Arkansas, 41% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 6,697 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-46%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Arkansas there are 361 masonic lodges. The state of Arkansas ranks 33rd in the country for diversity. In the last presidential election 34% of Arkansas residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Arkansas is 38.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 47.9 AQI. On average, the state receives 4.23 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Arkansas drops to around 41F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 60F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Arkansas is around 79F.The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 60F during the month of June. Arkansas experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%.The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. While residents of Arkansas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arkansas can include earthquakes (moderate) and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Arkansas
The state of Arkansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of water oak, orchid, mink, and pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the catfish, the black bears, the white-tailed deer, or the mourning dove. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.