Cost of Living
The community in which a senior care community is based might have a huge effect on the total cost. Cost of living can be a major factor in choosing which community is best for your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Prosper is around 21.0% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Prosper is about $2,558 per month and the median value of a home in Prosper is $404,502.
Demographics and Values
In Prosper, 7.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 51.4% are male and 48.6% are female. The median age of Prosper is 34 years old. Prosper has a population density of 311 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Prosper consists of 20,312 people. Demographically, Prosper is 85.8% white, 1.7% mixed race, 7.8% black, 1.2% Native American, 3.4% Asian, 11.1% Hispanic, 0.2% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Of the population of Prosper 14.1% have a high-school diploma, 17.1% have a graduate degree, and 55.1% have a college degree. In Prosper, 6.0% have some form of disability, 2.3% are widows, 5.8% do not have health insurance, and 3.8% live in poverty.
An overview of Texas
The state of Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 88.9 and a housing index rating of 85.3. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by standards of healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Texas ranks 40th in the nation. There are 468 hospitals and 501 health centers that service a population of 28,701,845. Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 52% of Texas residents voted Republican and 43% voted Democrat. In terms of religious values, 42% of Texas's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 27,848 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 35, and 24% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Texas is 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82°F. The average high summer temperature is around 102°F in the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16°F during the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Texas
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of whitebrush, catclaw, huisache, and small live oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the alligators, the white tail deer, the bats, or the rodents. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include perennial bunchgrasses, live oak, and post oak. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.