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Wichita Falls, Texas
Cost of Living
The community where a senior care community is located will have a big influence on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a big influence in determining which location is best for your loved one. Wichita Falls has a median home value of $96,436 and the median cost of rent is around $800 per month per month. The rent burden for Wichita Falls is around 16.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
The current population of Wichita Falls consists of 99,617 people and in total the Wichita Falls metro area has a population of 104,747. Wichita Falls has a population density of 561 people per square mile. In Wichita Falls, 6.0% are widowed, 15.6% have some form of disability, 15.9% do not have health insurance, and 61.4% participate in the labor force. In terms of education, 30.0% have a high-school diploma, 23.6% have a college degree, and 7.5% have a graduate degree. In Wichita Falls, 11.4% of the people are veterans. Demographically, Wichita Falls is 21.3% Hispanic, 2.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 12.4% black, 4.9% other or not specified, 75.4% white, 0.9% Native American, and 3.8% mixed race. Based on gender, 52.7% are male and 47.3% are female. The median age of Wichita Falls is 33 years old.
An overview of Texas
There are 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 Texas residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Texas ranks 40th in the nation. Overall, Texas ranks 38th out of all states in quality of life and 37th in healthcare. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 52% of Texas residents voted Republican and 43% voted Democrat. The state of Texas ranks 2nd in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 42% of Texas residents attend religious services among the 27,848 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 state has a median age of 35 and 24% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 7.44 inches. 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. 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 humidity across the state is 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. 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 blackbrush, prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, small live oak, and cat claw. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the dolphins, the desert big horn sheep, the rodents, or the armadillos. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include live oak, perennial bunchgrasses, and mesquite. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.