Cost of Living
The community in which a care facility is based will have a large effect on facility price. Cost of living is a motivating factor in determining which care option is the best fit for your family. Per month, the median price of rent in Youngstown is around $457 per month and the median home value in Youngstown is around $43,023. The rent burden for Youngstown is around 15.4% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 51.3% are female and 48.7% are male. The median age of Youngstown is 39 years old. In Youngstown, 20.7% have some form of disability, 9.5% do not have health insurance, 36.8% live in poverty, and 51.0% participate in the labor force. In Youngstown, 8.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Youngstown has a population density of 735 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Youngstown is 10.8% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 5.2% mixed race, 49.4% white, 42.8% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.5% Asian, and 1.6% other or not specified. In terms of education, 12.2% have a college degree, 41.3% have a high-school diploma, and 3.6% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Ohio
In terms of resources, Ohio has a cost of living index of 92.8, a grocery index rating of 98.7, and a housing index rating of 73.6. 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. Overall, Ohio ranks 39th in quality of life and 35th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 200 hospitals and 341 health centers that service a population of 11,714,810. Parma Community General Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Mercy Health-st Rita’s Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Ohio is ranked 44th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In Ohio, 38% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 13,606 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Ohio there are 565 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 44% of Ohio residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican. The state of Ohio ranks 42nd in the country for diversity. The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
On average, Ohio has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.9 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 14F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Ohio is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 90F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. Ohio experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Ohio is around 3.31 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of January at around 9.65 inches. While residents of Ohio mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Ohio can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Ohio
The state of Ohio has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of hornbeam, witch-hazel, sassafras, and poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Virginia opossum, the eastern harvest mouse, the American bison, or the Norway rat. The state animal of Ohio is the white-tailed deer.