Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a big influence in selecting which care choice works for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Sachse is around 19.1% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Sachse is about $1,586 per month and the median price of a home in Sachse costs around $200,633.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Sachse is 2.2% other or not specified, 13.2% black, 4.2% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 16.6% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 66.9% white, and 13.5% Asian. Sachse has a population density of 1,025 people per square mile. The current population of Sachse consists of 25,937 people. Out of the total city population, 51.7% are female and 48.3% are male. The median age of Sachse is 37 years old. Out of the total population of Sachse, 8.2% do not have health insurance, 71.1% participate in the labor force, 2.6% live in poverty, and 10.4% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 10.3% have a graduate degree, 23.0% have a high-school diploma, and 32.7% have a college degree. In Sachse, 7.5% of the population are veterans.
An overview of Texas
Overall, Texas ranks 38th out of all states in quality of life and 37th in 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. In total, Texas has 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. The natural beauty of Texas is ranked 40th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In the last presidential election 43% of Texas residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 35, and 24% of the population is over the age of 55. 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.
State-wide weather information
On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 48F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102F during the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 56F in the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Texas is 36.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 51.4 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Texas is around 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. 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, prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, guajillo, and mesquite. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the desert big horn sheep, the rattlesnake, the opossums, or the white tail deer. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include mesquite, post oak, and live oak. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.