Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a senior care community is based might have a big impact on the total price. The overall cost of living is a major influence when selecting which care option is best for you or your loved one's needs. Rowlett has a median home value of around $181,977 and the median cost of rent is $1,488 per month per month. The rent burden for Rowlett is around 18.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Rowlett has a population density of 1,161 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Rowlett consists of 62,868 people. Demographically, Rowlett is 3.9% mixed race, 16.6% black, 6.6% Asian, 0.3% Native American, 20.7% Hispanic, 71.0% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.5% other or not specified. In Rowlett, 8.1% of the population are veterans. In Rowlett, 8.5% have some form of disability, 6.7% live in poverty, 4.3% are widowed, and 12.3% do not have health insurance. Based on gender, 50.7% are female and 49.3% are male. The median age of Rowlett is 39 years old. In terms of education, 33.4% have a college degree, 22.2% have a high-school diploma, and 10.6% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Texas
The natural beauty of Texas is ranked 40th in the nation. The state of Texas has 468 hospitals and 501 health centers, providing care to a population of 28,701,845. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by standards of healthcare. In terms of resources, Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3, a grocery index rating of 88.9, and a housing index rating of 85.3. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 43% of Texas residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican. In Texas, 24% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 35. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. Forty-two percent of Texas residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Texas is around 31.68 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 7.44 inches. On average, Texas has an air quality index rating of around 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Texas is around 82F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102F during the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48F. The average high winter temperature is around 75F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. 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 ceniz, mesquite, blackbrush, and prickly pear (opuntia) cactus. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the dolphins, the manatees, the armadillos, or the alligators. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include mesquite, post oak, and perennial bunchgrasses. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.