Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
For many seniors, primarily those who live with chronic illness or those requiring treatment, proximity to medical communities can be a key component while deciding which care home is best. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Nampa which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Nampa include Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa and St Luke's Nampa Medical Center.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is determined by the neighborhood in which it is located. Nampa has a median home value of around $134,377 and the median cost of rent is around $882 per month. The rent burden for Nampa is around 20.4% of the average person's monthly income. Nampa has a cost of living index of around 96.3 and a cost-of-groceries index of around 91.0. These index ratings are based on a spectrum where 100 is the average score and anything beneath 100 is less pricey than the average amount.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Climate and weather is a big factor in choosing which destination meets the needs of you or your loved one. On average, Nampa has a humidity level of approximately 21%. Humidity levels peak in December at approximately 26%. Monthly, Nampa gets around 3 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally happens in December with an average of 7 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Nampa gets an average of 9.20 inches of snow in a year. Nampa has a cold semi-arid type of climate. The average air quality index rating in Nampa is approximately 34.6. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating reaches its highest during August at around 68.1. 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. In the summertime, Nampa is about 73F. The low summer temperature falls to approximately 51F during the month of June. The summer high temperature is at approximately 96F in the month of July. During the winter months, the average air temperature in Nampa sinks to approximately 33F. The highest winter temperature gets to around 49F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature will rise to around 22 F in the month of January.
Demographics and Values
In Nampa, 57.8% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Nampa, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Nampa 16.3% worship the Church of Jesus Christ, 9.8% practice Catholicism, and 9.1% practice another Christian faith. Demographically, Nampa is 86.0% white, 23.8% Hispanic, 0.9% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.1% Native American, 7.4% other or not specified, 0.8% black, and 3.5% mixed race. Nampa has a population density of 1,122 people per square mile. The current population of Nampa is growing at a rate of 0.028%. In terms of crime, Nampa has 26.2 property crimes per 1000 residents and 2.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents. During the previous presidential election, 11.9% voted for a third party candidate, 64.9% voted Republican, and 23.2% voted Democrat in Canyon county. Out of the total population of Nampa, 64.3% participate in the labor force, 4.6% are widowed, 12.8% have some form of disability, and 14.7% do not have health insurance. In Nampa, 9.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Nampa is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total city population, 50.2% are male and 49.8% are female. The median age of Nampa is 31 years old. In Nampa, 20.3% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.7% are over the age of 60, 5.2% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. In terms of education, 5.4% have a graduate degree, 31.7% have a high-school diploma, and 18.3% have a college degree.
An overview of Idaho
Residents of Idaho enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 15th in the United States. In total, Idaho has 46 general hospitals and 77 health centers that provide care for 1,790,237 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Idaho are St Luke's Magic Valley Ram, St Luke's Regional Medical Center, and Mountain View Hospital. Out of a national average of 100, Idaho has a cost of living index rating of 94, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 87. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Idaho citizen is ranked 16th nation-wide. Additionally, Idaho is ranked 26th by healthcare standards.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 27% of Idaho residents voted Democrat and 59% voted Republican. In terms of religion, 35% of Idaho residents attend religious services among the 2,427 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-21%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Idaho there are 55 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Idaho ranks 34th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
During the winter, the average temperature in Idaho drops to around 26F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Idaho is around 65F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 97F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 31F in the month of June. On average, the state receives 1.42 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 6.10 inches. On average, Idaho has an air quality index rating of around 32.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 67.0 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 62%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. While residents of Idaho mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Idaho can include floods, earthquakes, and and tornadoes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Idaho
The state of Idaho has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Douglas maple, dwarf sand verbena, fragrant white sand-verbena, and Boise sand-verbena. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white sturgeon, the golden-mantled ground squirrel, the pygmy rabbit, or the domestic cattle. The state animal of Idaho is the appaloosa horse.