Cost of Living
Cost of living is a major influence in deciding what facility fits best. Doniphan has a median home value of around $88,772 and the median cost of rent is about $464 per month. The rent burden for Doniphan is about 12.6% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 59.5% are female and 40.5% are male. The median age of Doniphan is 42 years old. Out of the total population of Doniphan, 31.5% have some form of disability, 34.7% live in poverty, 17.2% are widows, and 50.8% participate in the labor force. In terms of education, 41.8% have a high-school diploma, 2.8% have a graduate degree, and 11.5% have a college degree. Doniphan has a population density of 542 people per square mile. The current population of Doniphan consists of 1,933 people. Demographically, Doniphan is 0.3% Asian, 1.0% Hispanic, 0.8% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 96.4% white, 1.2% other or not specified, 1.2% mixed race, and 0.1% black. In Doniphan, 11.7% of the population are veterans.
An overview of Missouri
In terms of resources, Missouri has a cost of living index of 88.8, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 70.6. 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. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation. In total, Missouri has 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 citizens. Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Missouri ranks 28th in quality of life and 41st in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. In Missouri, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,001 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-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Missouri ranks 35th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.7 AQI. Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Missouri
The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of willow, dogwood, Kentucky bluegrass, and scouring rush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the silver-haired bat, the red fox, or the long-tailed weasel. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.