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Cost of Living
The price of a Retirement community is influenced by the neighborhood where it is located. Plantation has a median home value of around $292,461 and the median cost of rent is about $1,484 per month. The rent burden for Plantation is about 21.8% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Currently, the population of Plantation consists of 93,909 people. Plantation has a population density of 1,673 people per square mile. In Plantation, 13.2% do not have health insurance, 5.8% are widows, 9.0% live in poverty, and 9.0% have some form of disability. Racially, the population of Plantation is 21.4% black, 2.4% other or not specified, 3.6% mixed race, 68.2% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 25.3% Hispanic, 4.3% Asian, and 0.0% Native American. In Plantation, 4.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Plantation 20.3% have a high-school diploma, 42.8% have a college degree, and 17.4% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 52.1% are female and 47.9% are male. The median age of Plantation is 40 years old.
An overview of Florida
There are 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 Florida residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Florida are St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center. 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
The state has a median age of 42 and 34% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Florida residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 35% of Florida residents attend religious services among the 15,611 different congregations that are available in the state. 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.
State-wide weather information
The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 11.50 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.54 inches of precipitation a month. 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. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 36F during the month of January. 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. Florida experiences an average humidity rating of about 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 beautyberry, sand pines, a wide variety of palms, and cypresses. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the wild hog, the herons, the mockingbird, or the American crocodile. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.