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Pembroke Pines, Florida
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a senior care community is based will have a large influence on the cost of care. The overall cost of living is a major factor when choosing which care choice is best for you or your loved one's needs. Pembroke Pines has a median home value of around $237,132 and the median cost of rent is about $1,430 per month. The rent burden for Pembroke Pines is around 22.9% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Pembroke Pines is 2.7% mixed race, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.5% Asian, 43.0% Hispanic, 5.0% other or not specified, 66.0% white, and 20.4% black. In Pembroke Pines, 4.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Pembroke Pines has a population density of 2,009 people per square mile. The total population of Pembroke Pines consists of 170,712 people. Out of the total population of Pembroke Pines, 11.6% do not have health insurance, 9.5% have some form of disability, 8.4% live in poverty, and 6.7% are widows. Of the population of Pembroke Pines 33.0% have a college degree, 11.5% have a graduate degree, and 25.8% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 53.4% are female and 46.6% are male. The median age of Pembroke Pines is 40 years old.
An overview of Florida
Residents of Florida enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 21st in the United States. In terms of resources, Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9, a grocery index rating of 104.0, and a housing index rating of 95.4. 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 Florida citizen is ranked 13th nation-wide. Additionally, Florida is ranked 29th by standards of 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.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Florida ranks 8th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 42, and 34% of the population is over the age of 55.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. During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate.
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. On average, the state receives 4.54 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 11.50 inches. The average humidity across the state is 75%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 78%. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 79F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is 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. 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, southern magnolia, blackjack, and sand pines. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the wild hog, the short nose sturgeon, the American crocodile, or the pelicans. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.