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Boca Raton, Florida
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is determined by the neighborhood in which it is located. Boca Raton has a median home value of about $401,282 and the median cost of rent is about $1,647 per month. The rent burden for Boca Raton is about 21.6% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 51.7% are female and 48.3% are male. The median age of Boca Raton is 47 years old. In Boca Raton, 9.2% do not have health insurance, 60.4% participate in the labor force, 10.5% have some form of disability, and 7.6% are widowed. Of the population of Boca Raton 53.1% have a college degree, 22.2% have a graduate degree, and 16.8% have a high-school diploma. In Boca Raton, 7.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Boca Raton is 2.9% Asian, 13.0% Hispanic, 4.4% black, 2.7% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.9% other or not specified, 86.0% white, and 0.1% Native American. Boca Raton has a population density of 1,309 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Boca Raton consists of 98,150 people.
An overview of Florida
Florida is ranked 13th in quality of life and 29th in healthcare. Residents of Florida enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 21st in the United States. The state of Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9 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 104.0 and a housing index rating of 95.4. In total, Florida has 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 citizens. St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Florida, 35% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 15,611 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 42 and 34% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 75%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of September. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 60°F. The average high winter temperature is around 79°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 36°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82°F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66°F in the month of June. On average, Florida has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 47.9 AQI.The average monthly precipitation for the state of Florida is around 4.54 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 11.50 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Florida
The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of orchid, saw palmetto, sand pines, and blackjack.While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the six species of sea turtle, the shortnose sturgeon, the diamondback rattler, or the gray fox.The state animal of Florida is the florida panther.