Boulder City, Nevada
Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
For many seniors, primarily those with chronic illnesses or those who require long-term therapy, proximity to medical facilities can be a major component in determining which senior care facility best suits you or your family's needs. The top hospitals in Boulder City include Boulder City Hospital. In total, there is one hospital located in Boulder City which offer emergency services and other healthcare.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a motivating factor in choosing what facility fits best. The rent burden for Boulder City is about 13.7% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Boulder City is about $235,560 and the median rent is $715 per month a month. When it comes to resources, Boulder City has a cost-of-living index of 124.6 and a grocery index rating of around 97.1. These index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is the national average and anything above 100 is costlier than the national average.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Climate and weather can be a big influence in choosing which location is right for you or your loved one. In the summertime, Boulder City is around 90F. The low summer temperature falls to around 73F in the month of June. The summer high is at roughly 106F during the month of July. In wintertime, the temperature in Boulder City drops to approximately 49F. The highest winter temperature gets to about 65F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature is around 35 F in the month of January. Monthly, Boulder City receives about 2 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually occurs in August with an average of 3 inches during the month. Boulder City experiences on average 0.20 inches of snow in a year. The average air quality index rating in Boulder City is about 67.8. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score is at its maximum level during the month of July at approximately 104.0. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated unhealthy for sensitive groups. This means that persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma should avoid prolonged outdoor exposure and exertion. On average, Boulder City has a humidity level of around 14%. Humidity levels reach their peak in January at around 25%. Boulder City has a hot desert type of climate.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Boulder City, 9.4% are widowed, 15.7% have some form of disability, 7.0% do not have health insurance, and 11.1% live in poverty. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Boulder City, out of the total population 0.3% practice Judaism, 0.9% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Boulder City 19.1% practice Catholicism, 6.6% worship the Church of Jesus Christ, and 4.7% practice another Christian faith. In Boulder City, 63.2% are nonbelievers. In the previous presidential election, 52.4% voted Democrat, 41.7% voted Republican, and 5.8% voted for a third party candidate in Clark county. Out of the total city population, 50.5% are male and 49.5% are female. In Boulder City, 42.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 15.0% are over the age of 60, 10.9% are over the age of 70, and 8.8% are over the age of 80. The median age of Boulder City is 50 years old. In terms of crime, Boulder City has 9.0 property crimes per 1000 residents and 0.6 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Demographically, Boulder City is 0.3% black, 2.4% Asian, 91.2% white, 9.0% Hispanic, 4.0% mixed race, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.7% other or not specified, and 1.1% Native American. Currently, the population of Boulder City consists of 14,741 people and in total the Boulder City metro area has a population of 15,971. Boulder City has a population density of 29 people per square mile. The current population of Boulder City is growing at a rate of 0.010%. Of the population of Boulder City 10.8% have a graduate degree, 27.3% have a high-school diploma, and 28.4% have a college degree. In Boulder City, 16.7% of the population are veterans. Boulder City is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community.
An overview of Nevada
The state of Nevada has a cost of living index of 108.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 108.3 and a housing index rating of 121.8. Overall, Nevada ranks 37th in quality of life and 31st in healthcare compared to other US states. Based on natural beauty, Nevada ranks 46th in the nation. There are 46 general hospitals and 45 health centers that provide care for 3,097,672 Nevada residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Nevada are Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, and And Renown South Meadows Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
In Nevada, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In terms of diversity, Nevada ranks 9th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. Thirty-one percent of Nevada residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 1,392 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Nevada there are 48 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 46% of Nevada residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Nevada is around 38%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Nevada is 41.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 68.8 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in January with an average of 2.95 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Nevada is around 0.72 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Nevada is around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 110F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 37F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 34F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 69F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of December. While residents of Nevada mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nevada can include earthquakes (moderate), floods, and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Nevada
The state of Nevada has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of snowberry, spiny hopsage, shooting star flower, and littleleaf horsebrush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eagles, the desert tortoise, the pronghorns, or the horned toads. The state animal of Nevada is the the sheep.