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Summerville, South Carolina
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living is a major influence in choosing which facility is the best fit for your loved one. Per month, the median rent in Summerville is $1,273 per month and the median home value in Summerville is about $188,061. The rent burden for Summerville is about 20.6% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
The current population of Summerville consists of 50,388 people. Summerville has a population density of 995 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Summerville, 10.8% have some form of disability, 9.8% do not have health insurance, 66.0% participate in the labor force, and 5.4% consider themselves widows. In terms of education, 31.6% have a college degree, 25.8% have a high-school diploma, and 12.2% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Summerville is 35 years old. In Summerville, 14.3% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Summerville is 2.3% other or not specified, 0.4% Native American, 2.5% mixed race, 5.9% Hispanic, 19.4% black, 73.6% white, 1.7% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.
An overview of South Carolina
The quality of life enjoyed by the average South Carolina citizen is ranked 42nd nation-wide. Additionally, South Carolina is ranked 36th by standards of healthcare. In terms of resources, South Carolina has a cost of living index of 98.3, a grocery index rating of 101.9, and a housing index rating of 85.1. 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. Residents of South Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 34th in the United States. There are 71 hospitals and 189 health centers that service a population of 5,147,823. Gus Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
The state of South Carolina ranks 24th in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 47% of South Carolina's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 8,051 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-35%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-15%. In South Carolina there are 658 masonic lodges. In South Carolina, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In the last presidential election 41% of South Carolina residents voted Democrat and 55% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in South Carolina is around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 59F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 66F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 26F in the month of January. On average, South Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 35.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 42.6 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 7.64 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of South Carolina is around 4.10 inches. South Carolina experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 72%. While residents of South Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in South Carolina can include hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and and floods.
Wildlife to be found in South Carolina
The state of South Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of butterfly weed, common leopard bane, devil's walking stick, and blue wild indigo. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the southern fox squirrel, the manatee, or the wild hog. The state animal of South Carolina is the white-tailed deer.