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Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a major influence in determining which community works for your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Batesville is around 13.6% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Batesville is around $134,676 and the median rent is around $618 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Batesville, 16.9% live in poverty, 8.6% do not have health insurance, 53.7% participate in the labor force, and 18.0% have some form of disability. Batesville has a population density of 140 people per square mile. The current population of Batesville consists of 7,091 people and in total the Batesville metro area has a population of 7,241. In terms of education, 24.5% have a college degree, 27.7% have a high-school diploma, and 5.8% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Batesville is 0.0% Asian, 51.2% white, 48.2% black, 0.4% mixed race, 1.0% Hispanic, 0.2% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total city population, 51.5% are female and 48.5% are male. The median age of Batesville is 33 years old. In Batesville, 3.7% of the population are veterans.
An overview of Mississippi
Overall, Mississippi ranks 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare compared to other US states. The natural beauty of Mississippi is ranked 11th in the nation. In terms of resources, Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7, a grocery index rating of 91.6, and a housing index rating of 70.1. 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. There are 105 hospitals and 247 health centers that service a population of 2,983,400. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity. During the latest presidential election, 58% voted for the Republican candidate while 40% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 49% of Mississippi's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,765 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
On average, the state receives 4.85 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80°F. The average high summer temperature is around 94°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46°F. The average high winter temperature is around 67°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 27°F in the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Mississippi is around 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. The average air quality index rating in Mississippi is 39.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.3 AQI. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Mississippi
The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of bloodroot, virginia waterleaf, wild geranium, and skunk cabbage. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the dove, the chickadee, the cardinal, or the crow. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.