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Junction City, Oregon
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a major influence when deciding which care choice is best for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Junction City is around 22.7% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Junction City costs around $186,713 and the median price for rent is $1,174 a month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Junction City, 17.1% live in poverty, 11.0% do not have health insurance, 62.6% participate in the labor force, and 7.0% are widowed. Junction City has a population density of 717 people per square mile. Based on gender, 45.2% are male and 54.8% are female. The median age of Junction City is 35 years old. In terms of education, 31.3% have a high-school diploma, 8.6% have a graduate degree, and 19.9% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Junction City is 0.4% Native American, 4.9% other or not specified, 0.6% black, 13.1% Hispanic, 1.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.0% mixed race, and 91.4% white. In Junction City, 10.3% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.
An overview of Oregon
Overall, Oregon ranks 27th in quality of life and 17th in healthcare compared to other US states. The natural beauty of Oregon is ranked 30th in the nation. The state of Oregon has 64 hospitals and 163 health centers, providing care to a population of 4,235,303. Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Otsu Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Out of a national average of 100, Oregon has a cost of living index rating of 131, a grocery index rating of 110, and a housing index rating of 182.
Social demographics of the state
In Oregon, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Oregon residents voted Republican and 50% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Oregon ranks 28th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 29% of Oregon's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,026 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-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
On average, Oregon has an air quality index rating of around 35.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 75.0 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Oregon drops to around 37F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 57F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11F in the month of December. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oregon is around 3.06 inches. Oregon experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. While residents of Oregon mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oregon can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), floods, and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Oregon
The state of Oregon has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of lemon balm, pink spine flower, redwood pea, and roseflower. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the California mountain king snake, the gray-tailed vole, the bard's shrew, or the Oregon giant earthworm. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.