Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
For many seniors, primarily those with chronic illnesses or those who are in need of continuing care, proximity to hospitals might be a major component when selecting what type of care is right. In total, there are 6 hospitals located in Orlando which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Orlando include Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center, Adventhealth Orlando, and Nemours Children's Hospital.
Cost of Living
The location where a senior care community is located might have a large effect on the price of care. The total cost of living can be a major factor when determining which care choice is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Orlando is about 20.6% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Orlando is around $197,645 and the median cost for rent is $1,152 a month. Orlando has a sales tax of 6.00%.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Climate and weather, especially air quality and humidity, is a big factor in selecting which destination is the right fit for your family. On average, the air quality index rating in Orlando is about 41.2. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score reaches its max in December at around 56.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.Monthly, Orlando receives around 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in June with an average of 9 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Orlando gets on average 0.00 inches of snow per year. On average, Orlando has a humidity rating of 72%. Humidity ratings are highest in August at about 76%. During the summer, the air temperature in Orlando is approximately 83°F. The summer high temperature is at around 92°F during the month of July. The summer low drops to approximately 73°F during the month of June. In the winter, the average temperature dips to around 64°F. The highest winter temperature gets to roughly 76°F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature will rise to approximately 51 °F in the month of January. Orlando has a humid subtropical type of climate.
Demographics and Values
In terms of crime, Orlando has 7.6 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 56.3 property crimes per 1000 residents. The current population of Orlando is growing at a rate of 0.016%.Orlando has a population density of 982 people per square mile. In Orlando, 19.1% live in poverty, 10.3% have some form of disability, 18.1% do not have health insurance, and 72.0% participate in the labor force. In the previous presidential election, 59.8% voted Democrat, 35.4% voted Republican, and 4.9% voted for a third party candidate in Orange county. Based on gender, 48.4% are male and 51.6% are female. In Orlando, 19.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.7% are over the age of 60, 4.2% are over the age of 70, and 2.5% are over the age of 80. The median age of Orlando is 33 years old. In Orlando, 5.5% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Orlando is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Orlando, out of the total population 0.4% practice Judaism, 1.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 1.1% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Orlando 13.4% practice Catholicism, 9.0% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 6.9% are Baptists. In Orlando, 56.8% are nonbelievers. Demographically, Orlando is 0.2% Native American, 4.3% Asian, 26.1% black, 5.7% other or not specified, 60.7% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.9% mixed race, and 29.7% Hispanic. In terms of education, 24.3% have a high-school diploma, 12.0% have a graduate degree, and 35.7% have a college degree.
An overview of Florida
There are 218 hospitals and 108 health centers that service a population of 21,626,797. St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Florida is ranked 21st in the nation. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Florida citizen is ranked 13th nation-wide. Additionally, Florida is ranked 29th by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Florida residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. 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 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. The state has a median age of 42 and 34% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Florida ranks 8th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60°F. The average high winter temperature is around 79°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36°F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is around 82°F.The average high summer temperature is around 95°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66°F during the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 11.50 inches.On average, the state receives 4.54 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. The average air quality index rating in Florida is 37.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. 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 muhly grass, beautyberry, saw palmetto, and sand pines.While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the west indian (florida) manatee, the mockingbird, the swamp rabbits, or the herons.The state animal of Florida is the florida panther.