Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the community in which it is located. Per month, the median price of rent in Blaine is $1,298 per month and the median value of a house in Blaine costs around $201,642. The rent burden for Blaine is around 18.1% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 50.5% are female and 49.5% are male. The median age of Blaine is 37 years old. In Blaine, 74.3% participate in the labor force, 5.5% live in poverty, 4.4% are widowed, and 8.6% have some form of disability. Demographically, Blaine is 2.9% mixed race, 81.8% white, 4.1% Hispanic, 1.8% other or not specified, 7.5% Asian, 5.2% black, 0.7% Native American, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Blaine, 8.3% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 25.6% have a high-school diploma, 10.7% have a graduate degree, and 33.6% have a college degree. Currently, the population of Blaine consists of 64,557 people. Blaine has a population density of 757 people per square mile.
An overview of Minnesota
Residents of Minnesota enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 3rd in the United States. Overall, Minnesota ranks 3rd out of all states in quality of life and 10th in healthcare. In terms of resources, Minnesota has a cost of living index of 101.5, a grocery index rating of 106.7, and a housing index rating of 88.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. In total, Minnesota has 140 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 5,654,535 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Minnesota are Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 34% of Minnesota’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 5,953 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Minnesota there are 170 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 45% of Minnesota residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Minnesota ranks 27th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 5.59 inches. On average, the state receives 2.37 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 86Â°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 42Â°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 13Â°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 33Â°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -11Â°F in the month of January. On average, Minnesota has an air quality index rating of around 34.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 42.7 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 80% in the month of December. While residents of Minnesota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Minnesota can include floods and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Minnesota
The state of Minnesota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of paper, river, and yellow birch, balsam fir, pin cherry, and wine, red, and black spine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the horned lark, the timber wolves, the bald eagles, or the eastern phoebe. The state animal of Minnesota is the eastern timber wolf.