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Cost of Living
The community in which a facility is located can have a big impact on the cost of care. Cost of living is a major influence when choosing which facility is best for your family. The median home value in Boulder is $128,534 and the median rent is about $801 a month. The rent burden for Boulder is about 23.6% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Boulder, 28.3% live in poverty, 56.5% participate in the labor force, 7.5% are widowed, and 20.2% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 43.3% have a high-school diploma, 5.0% have a graduate degree, and 12.5% have a college degree. In Boulder, 19.3% of the population are veterans. Boulder has a population density of 428 people per square mile. The current population of Boulder consists of 1,248 people. Based on gender, 56.2% are male and 43.8% are female. The median age of Boulder is 47 years old. Racially, the population of Boulder is 0.0% black, 0.0% Asian, 92.8% white, 9.3% Hispanic, 5.3% mixed race, 0.0% other or not specified, 1.9% Native American, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.
An overview of Montana
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Montana citizen is ranked 29th nation-wide. Additionally, Montana is ranked 28th by standards of healthcare. In terms of resources, Montana has a cost of living index of 104.0, a grocery index rating of 105.1, and a housing index rating of 111.6. 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. Residents of Montana enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 22nd in the United States. In total, Montana has 65 general hospitals and 64 health centers that provide care for 1,071,601 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
In Montana, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 1,778 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-28%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Montana there are 94 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 36% of Montana residents voted Democrat and 56% voted Republican. In Montana, 33% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In terms of diversity, Montana ranks 46th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 23°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -3°F during the month of January. On average, Montana has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 69.8 AQI. Montana experiences an average humidity rating of about 60%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 82% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 1.27 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.69 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Montana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Montana can include floods and earthquakes (moderate) and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Montana
The state of Montana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of barberries, the bittersweet family, sunflowers, and bedstraws. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pronghorn, the bison, the mollies, or the catfishes. The state animal of Montana is the grizzly bear.