Twin Falls, Idaho
Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
For many seniors, particularly those with chronic diseases or those who require long-term care, proximity to hospitals is a major consideration in deciding which care home best meets their needs. In total, there is one hospital located in Twin Falls which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Twin Falls include St Luke's Magic Valley Rmc.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a senior care community is located will have a big influence on the cost of care. The overall cost of living can be a major influence in selecting which care option is best for your family. The sales tax in Twin Falls is 6.00%. The rent burden for Twin Falls is around 17.5% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Twin Falls is about $147,987 and the median cost for rent is about $864 per month a month.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Weather is a major factor in deciding which destination is the right fit for your loved one. Monthly, Twin Falls measures about 2 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally falls in May with an average of 6 inches in a month. Twin Falls receives on average 18.20 inches of snow in a year. Twin Falls has a cold semi-arid type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Twin Falls is around 33.3. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating reaches its max during December at about 69.9. 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. The average humidity rating for Twin Falls is roughly 21%. The average humidity levels are highest in the month of December at about 26%. In the summertime, Twin Falls is around 72°F. The low summer temperature is approximately 49°F in the month of June. The summer high temperature peaks at roughly 94°F during the month of July. In the wintertime, the average temperature in Twin Falls drops to about 30°F. The high winter temperature will rise to about 44°F during the month of February. The low winter temperature is about 19 °F during the month of January.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 19.4% have a college degree, 6.6% have a graduate degree, and 28.8% have a high-school diploma. Twin Falls has a population density of 983 people per square mile. The current population of Twin Falls is growing at a rate of 0.010%. In terms of crime, Twin Falls has 4.3 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 26.2 property crimes per 1000 residents. During the previous presidential election, 20.9% voted Democrat, 66.4% voted Republican, and 12.8% voted for a third party candidate in Twin Falls county. Demographically, Twin Falls is 2.5% other or not specified, 3.0% Asian, 1.1% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 90.2% white, 1.6% Native American, 1.6% mixed race, and 16.1% Hispanic. In Twin Falls, 9.9% of the people are veterans. Twin Falls is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Twin Falls, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Twin Falls 25.7% worship the Church of Jesus Christ, 7.8% practice Catholicism, and 7.2% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Twin Falls, 48.4% are nonbelievers. Based on gender, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Twin Falls is 33 years old. In Twin Falls, 23.0% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.5% are over the age of 60, 5.9% are over the age of 70, and 4.0% are over the age of 80. In Twin Falls, 6.2% consider themselves widows, 13.0% do not have health insurance, 15.7% live in poverty, and 68.5% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Idaho
Overall, Idaho ranks 16th out of all states in quality of life and 26th in healthcare. The state of Idaho has 46 hospitals and 77 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,790,237. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Luke's Magic Valley Rmc, St Luke's Regional Medical Center, and Mountain View Hospital. The natural beauty of Idaho is ranked 15th in the nation. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Idaho ranks 34th in the nation. In terms of religious values, 35% of Idaho's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 2,427 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-21%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Idaho there are 55 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 59% of Idaho residents voted Republican and 27% voted Democrat. In Idaho, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Idaho is 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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 6.10 inches. On average, the state receives 1.42 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Idaho drops to around 26°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2°F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Idaho is around 65°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 97°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 31°F in the month of June. Idaho experiences an average humidity rating of about 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 tornados (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 sand-verbena, fragrant white sand-verbena, douglas maple, and box-elder. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the domestic cattle, the pygmy rabbit, the domestic cattle, or the yellow bullhead. The state animal of Idaho is the appaloosa horse.