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Cost of Living
The community where a care facility is based could have a significant impact on the total cost. Cost of living can be a major influence in deciding which facility is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Ontario is around 17.9% of the average monthly income. Ontario has a median home value of $112,035 and the median cost of rent is $738 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
Ontario has a population density of 822 people per square mile. Demographically, Ontario is 0.7% Native American, 2.0% Asian, 0.4% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 9.3% other or not specified, 82.9% white, 4.5% mixed race, and 42.8% Hispanic. In Ontario, 35.2% live in poverty, 20.6% have some form of disability, 11.5% do not have health insurance, and 57.4% participate in the labor force. Of the population of Ontario 29.3% have a high-school diploma, 13.8% have a college degree, and 5.1% have a graduate degree. In Ontario, 7.0% of the people are veterans. Out of the total city population, 46.3% are male and 53.7% are female. The median age of Ontario is 33 years old.
An overview of Oregon
Based on natural beauty, Oregon ranks 30th in the nation. Oregon is ranked 27th in quality of life and 17th in healthcare. In terms of resources, Oregon has a cost of living index of 131.2, a grocery index rating of 110.3, and a housing index rating of 181.8. 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. There are 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 Oregon residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Ohsu Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Oregon ranks 28th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 39 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. In Oregon, 29% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. In the last presidential election 50% of Oregon residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
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. The average air quality index rating in Oregon is 35.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 75.0 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Oregon drops to around 37°F. The average high winter temperature is around 57°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11°F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Oregon is around 65°F. The average high summer temperature is around 94°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35°F during the month of June. 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 tornados.
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 rayless ragwort, playa phacelia, pink spineflower, and prettyface. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the snapping turtle, the gray-tailed vole, the oregon giant earthworm, or the baird's shrew. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.