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Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be a major influence when deciding which care choice meets the needs of you or your loved one's needs. Per month, the median rent in Hollywood is $1,230 and the median value of a house in Hollywood is around $216,383. The rent burden for Hollywood is about 23.7% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Currently, the population of Hollywood consists of 153,627 people. Hollywood has a population density of 2,175 people per square mile. Demographically, Hollywood is 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 5.0% other or not specified, 70.6% white, 17.7% black, 4.1% mixed race, 35.3% Hispanic, and 2.3% Asian. Based on gender, 49.9% are male and 50.1% are female. The median age of Hollywood is 42 years old. In Hollywood, 5.6% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 26.2% have a college degree, 30.2% have a high-school diploma, and 9.9% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Hollywood, 6.7% consider themselves widows, 18.7% do not have health insurance, 15.2% live in poverty, and 12.6% have some form of disability.
An overview of Florida
Overall, Florida ranks 13th out of all states in quality of life and 29th in healthcare. There are 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 Florida residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 35% of Florida's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 15,611 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 48% of Florida residents voted Democrat and 49% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Florida, 34% of the population is over the age of 55.The median age in the state is 42.
State-wide weather information
On average, Florida has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60F. The average high winter temperature is around 79F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66F during the month of June. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Florida is around 75%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of September. 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 sand pines, beautyberry, blackjack, and water oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pelicans, the gray fox, the short nose sturgeon, or the fox squirrels. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.