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Cost of Living
Cost of living is a big influence in determining which facility works for your loved one's needs. Per month, the median rent in Butte is $658 and the median home value in Butte is $135,030. The rent burden for Butte is around 15.0% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Butte is 4.2% Hispanic, 0.5% other or not specified, 94.5% white, 0.5% black, 0.9% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.3% mixed race, and 2.3% Native American. Based on gender, 50.4% are male and 49.6% are female. The median age of Butte is 40 years old. Currently, the population of Butte consists of 30,628 people and in total the Butte metro area has a population of 33,901. Butte has a population density of 18 people per square mile. In terms of education, 33.1% have a high-school diploma, 8.2% have a graduate degree, and 26.1% have a college degree. In Butte, 9.9% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total population of Butte, 9.4% do not have health insurance, 18.4% have some form of disability, 61.3% participate in the labor force, and 18.9% live in poverty.
An overview of Montana
Out of a national average of 100, Montana has a cost of living index rating of 104, a grocery index rating of 105, and a housing index rating of 112. The state of Montana has 65 hospitals and 64 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,071,601. St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Montana enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 22nd in the United States. Overall, Montana ranks 29th out of all states in quality of life and 28th in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
Thirty-one percent of Montana residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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. The median age in the state is 40, and 33% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Montana ranks 46th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Montana is around 1.27 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.69 inches of precipitation a month. 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. The average humidity across the state is 60%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 82% in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Montana drops to around 23F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -3F during the month of January. 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 tornadoes.
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, bedstraws, alder, and the bittersweet family. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the drums, the goats, the bison, or the pronghorn. The state animal of Montana is the grizzly bear.