Best Cities for Successful Aging | Large Metros
Large Metros

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METRO OVERALL Age 65-79 Age 80+
Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score
Provo-Orem, UT 1 100.00 1 100.00 7 97.93
Madison, WI 2 99.95 5 96.84 4 98.67
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 3 99.46 7 96.22 3 99.53
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 4 98.93 6 96.70 1 100.00
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 5 98.49 3 97.19 2 99.96
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 6 98.36 8 95.71 6 98.01
Salt Lake City, UT 6 98.36 2 98.27 14 96.05
Toledo, OH 8 96.86 12 93.37 8 97.62
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 9 96.80 4 97.11 12 96.49
Pittsburgh, PA 10 95.99 10 93.88 13 96.43
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 11 95.11 13 93.28 5 98.17
Jackson, MS 12 95.09 16 92.12 9 97.21
Baltimore-Towson, MD 13 94.81 14 92.29 19 95.32
Baton Rouge, LA 14 94.73 9 94.62 16 95.83
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 15 94.19 17 91.97 17 95.52
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 16 94.07 15 92.21 17 95.52
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 17 93.56 22 91.29 29 93.31
Syracuse, NY 17 93.56 18 91.96 27 93.40
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 19 93.54 24 90.55 23 94.13
Honolulu, HI 20 93.53 11 93.70 37 92.87
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 21 93.27 31 90.10 26 93.61
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 22 93.14 20 91.62 36 92.91
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 23 93.07 21 91.47 34 92.95
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 24 93.05 38 89.81 29 93.31
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 25 92.81 19 91.74 11 96.74
St. Louis, MO-IL 26 92.76 25 90.50 25 93.72
Charleston-North Charleston-Summersville, SC 27 92.70 25 90.50 31 93.29
Rochester, NY 28 92.59 33 90.05 24 93.83
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 29 92.51 30 90.14 43 92.23
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 30 92.27 27 90.46 15 95.85
Boise City-Nampa, ID 31 92.15 23 91.15 45 92.14
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 32 92.02 43 88.76 59 91.11
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 33 92.00 29 90.21 46 92.07
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 34 91.96 42 89.21 10 97.10
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 35 91.95 46 88.54 22 94.24
Dayton, OH 36 91.80 36 89.87 52 91.55
Tucson, AZ 37 91.64 37 89.86 20 95.05
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 38 91.45 35 89.93 41 92.43
Oklahoma City, OK 39 91.42 40 89.76 42 92.41
Jacksonville, FL 40 90.92 41 89.48 34 92.95
Austin-Round Rock, TX 41 90.91 28 90.33 44 92.18
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 42 90.80 58 87.98 49 91.85
Wichita, KS 43 90.78 55 88.16 58 91.18
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 44 90.65 71 87.32 28 93.37
Richmond, VA 45 90.55 51 88.32 51 91.69
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 46 90.54 34 90.01 40 92.53
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 47 90.49 56 88.14 60 91.07
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN 48 90.35 59 87.93 68 90.77
Columbia, SC 49 90.33 45 88.55 54 91.44
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 50 90.28 31 90.10 65 90.89
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 51 90.18 82 86.47 32 93.05
Kansas City, MO-KS 52 90.17 63 87.76 65 90.89
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 53 90.16 69 87.42 39 92.55
Colorado Springs, CO 54 90.11 39 89.79 88 88.44
Lancaster, PA 55 90.09 48 88.52 37 92.87
New Haven-Milford, CT 56 90.08 74 87.00 76 89.94
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 57 90.03 76 86.78 48 91.99
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 58 90.01 67 87.43 75 89.98
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 59 89.96 65 87.66 57 91.34
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 60 89.85 50 88.35 74 89.99
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 61 89.79 60 87.89 73 90.00
Worcester, MA 62 89.72 77 86.75 53 91.50
Knoxville, TN 63 89.71 72 87.15 50 91.78
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 64 89.70 57 88.07 71 90.21
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 65 89.67 52 88.22 54 91.44
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 66 89.52 78 86.73 77 89.91
Albuquerque, NM 67 89.48 49 88.42 83 88.96
Akron, OH 68 89.33 73 87.06 63 90.94
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 69 89.29 83 86.43 69 90.63
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 70 89.25 53 88.19 64 90.92
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 71 89.17 54 88.17 33 93.02
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 72 89.15 75 86.79 78 89.90
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 73 89.13 66 87.49 62 90.96
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 73 89.13 61 87.85 56 91.35
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 75 89.11 67 87.43 21 94.99
San Antonio, TX 76 89.09 70 87.39 70 90.51
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL 77 88.88 44 88.68 79 89.89
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 78 88.66 79 86.67 87 88.49
Raleigh-Cary, NC 79 88.64 64 87.67 72 90.07
Columbus, OH 80 88.48 79 86.67 83 88.96
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 81 88.36 62 87.77 67 90.78
Springfield, MA 81 88.36 84 86.35 86 88.71
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 83 88.32 81 86.59 47 92.05
Greensboro-High Point, NC 84 88.00 89 85.11 81 89.28
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 85 87.97 87 85.49 80 89.66
Chattanooga, TN-GA 86 87.95 84 86.35 91 88.02
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 87 87.88 46 88.54 91 88.02
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 88 87.77 84 86.35 89 88.20
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 89 87.26 91 84.49 61 90.99
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 90 86.81 88 85.18 82 89.04
El Paso, TX 91 86.32 90 84.61 85 88.89
Tulsa, OK 92 86.27 92 84.37 90 88.09
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 93 86.19 93 83.84 93 87.96
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 94 84.71 96 82.37 98 86.19
Modesto, CA 95 84.26 94 82.91 94 87.67
Fresno, CA 96 84.14 97 82.24 96 86.80
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 97 84.09 95 82.67 95 87.10
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 98 81.92 98 81.17 97 86.38
Stockton, CA 99 81.67 99 80.31 100 84.63
Bakersfield, CA 100 80.37 100 79.47 99 85.19