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Living Arrangement Indicators

METRO Living Arrangement Overall Median house price Median rental price % of households with 65+ residents Number of nursing beds Cost of semi-private nursing room Home health-care service providers Continuing-care facilities Cost of assisted living Nursing-home rating
Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 1 100.00 1 100.00 4 24.13 51 55.35 70 11.89 4 98.46 1 100.00 95 8.91 40 70.20 90 34.21
Toledo, OH 2 82.00 3 79.69 10 21.77 45 55.93 1 100.00 43 68.82 59 7.17 74 13.48 50 67.83 36 57.35
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 3 77.71 88 26.58 3 37.25 78 49.65 23 37.58 77 58.85 100 2.41 1 100.00 30 71.16 12 69.17
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 4 77.38 19 55.18 2 90.70 6 72.84 21 40.96 80 54.47 62 6.81 37 20.45 62 65.20 93 32.43
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 5 77.07 2 98.12 5 23.92 5 72.98 6 69.24 65 60.81 76 5.43 54 17.27 61 66.49 91 33.62
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 6 76.95 32 48.90 38 17.50 81 48.14 3 93.46 15 89.51 55 7.23 20 26.01 11 80.44 35 57.49
Wichita, KS 7 73.79 18 55.48 8 22.55 67 52.05 9 58.89 13 92.75 20 10.42 33 21.20 57 67.52 32 58.48
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 8 73.59 14 57.84 13 21.04 48 55.75 2 94.85 27 77.58 69 6.36 27 23.50 39 70.24 79 38.60
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 9 72.63 10 60.83 1 100.00 3 79.88 89 7.15 57 62.75 91 4.07 58 16.42 20 72.43 97 21.05
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 10 71.46 46 44.32 53 15.56 83 47.26 8 59.58 14 91.43 25 9.86 15 27.95 9 80.94 29 59.72
Chattanooga, TN-GA 11 71.43 22 53.26 15 20.76 17 62.21 5 78.41 22 79.50 33 8.93 63 15.16 48 68.54 69 43.21
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 12 69.67 17 55.77 31 18.21 79 49.56 4 83.65 20 81.70 57 7.22 86 10.91 6 82.91 74 41.10
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 13 68.63 62 36.59 75 13.79 89 45.78 27 32.61 29 76.88 14 11.55 13 28.27 49 68.50 3 82.46
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 14 68.13 7 65.25 29 18.56 15 62.77 34 27.52 43 68.82 12 11.98 45 18.95 50 67.83 51 53.33
Dayton, OH 15 66.63 8 64.52 16 20.52 24 60.74 36 26.69 43 68.82 18 10.86 84 11.49 50 67.83 42 55.01
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 16 65.92 34 47.60 11 21.13 47 55.82 96 5.93 34 74.85 34 8.92 14 28.03 28 72.38 8 71.05
Jackson, MS 17 65.47 33 48.61 34 17.85 69 51.54 16 46.44 41 71.11 41 8.33 73 13.75 2 88.00 48 53.44
Oklahoma City, OK 17 65.47 38 46.43 18 20.10 72 51.14 29 32.15 2 99.22 10 14.35 49 17.99 7 82.57 66 44.77
Fresno, CA 19 65.26 68 34.57 60 14.89 55 54.77 78 9.55 66 59.81 95 3.54 18 26.75 71 60.26 1 100.00
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 20 65.22 13 57.92 25 19.09 82 47.32 26 32.84 25 78.53 29 9.43 93 9.52 15 77.53 33 57.95
Tulsa, OK 21 65.08 27 49.99 21 19.62 53 55.07 30 29.98 2 99.22 16 11.29 91 9.75 7 82.57 57 49.12
El Paso, TX 22 64.86 30 49.04 17 20.29 49 55.70 94 6.09 4 98.46 2 35.38 97 8.29 40 70.20 84 37.25
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 23 64.69 24 52.87 23 19.19 65 52.64 11 54.94 36 73.99 49 7.72 83 11.64 17 72.91 62 45.74
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 24 64.64 72 33.75 46 16.50 64 53.18 51 18.21 53 63.68 32 8.94 5 37.52 66 64.30 5 75.28
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 25 64.29 39 46.31 51 15.58 97 41.79 47 20.05 4 98.46 5 22.32 61 15.27 40 70.20 46 54.04
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 26 64.13 28 49.55 24 19.12 73 51.04 12 54.28 1 100.00 96 3.49 96 8.90 1 100.00 82 37.67
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 27 63.95 45 44.89 20 19.80 39 56.61 50 18.87 25 78.53 63 6.77 69 13.99 5 84.14 19 64.91
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 28 63.65 11 58.50 26 18.85 13 64.35 22 38.73 93 39.63 45 8.09 70 13.98 82 58.63 43 54.55
Greensboro-High Point, NC 29 63.62 31 48.97 19 19.87 50 55.63 48 19.52 38 72.32 27 9.68 16 27.83 68 63.88 38 56.14
St. Louis, MO-IL 30 63.49 25 52.46 29 18.56 43 56.22 13 51.27 16 85.05 66 6.56 76 12.82 55 67.82 75 40.88
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 31 63.44 76 31.26 79 13.04 66 52.57 14 48.44 42 69.95 46 8.03 53 17.43 70 60.78 10 69.64
Knoxville, TN 32 63.27 41 46.06 22 19.44 25 60.13 46 20.09 23 79.01 79 5.28 85 11.10 58 67.48 14 67.84
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 33 63.26 42 45.97 9 22.32 38 56.87 58 16.58 31 75.29 99 3.00 44 19.03 31 70.85 14 67.84
Columbia, SC 34 63.09 36 46.87 35 17.76 76 50.84 67 12.34 31 75.29 21 10.40 30 22.46 31 70.85 19 64.91
Akron, OH 35 63.05 5 75.07 28 18.62 28 59.19 42 22.33 43 68.82 38 8.54 67 14.42 50 67.83 77 39.36
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 36 62.96 92 20.47 87 11.83 85 46.68 79 9.45 79 56.89 87 4.68 2 80.52 18 72.84 9 70.46
Kansas City, MO-KS 37 62.92 37 46.78 39 17.36 75 50.90 15 47.17 12 94.12 61 6.87 62 15.23 36 70.43 64 44.82
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 38 61.76 26 50.09 92 9.62 58 54.08 32 29.54 29 76.88 75 5.58 92 9.69 16 75.74 24 63.16
Tucson, AZ 39 61.43 61 37.64 42 17.08 12 64.83 97 5.70 34 74.85 50 7.53 4 46.06 28 72.38 54 49.76
Worcester, MA 40 61.38 78 30.43 63 14.55 44 56.15 7 63.67 90 43.69 37 8.58 40 19.67 96 48.57 30 59.33
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 41 61.35 19 55.18 44 16.73 29 58.77 72 11.66 53 63.68 23 10.08 43 19.10 37 70.27 45 54.21
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 42 60.96 82 29.96 7 22.70 92 43.70 64 13.02 48 68.45 28 9.62 26 23.71 34 70.71 6 73.68
San Antonio, TX 43 60.63 48 43.73 96 8.73 68 51.97 56 17.21 4 98.46 3 27.91 77 12.73 40 70.20 83 37.43
Pittsburgh, PA 44 60.54 16 55.81 14 20.96 10 68.64 31 29.80 80 54.47 68 6.45 31 22.14 62 65.20 88 35.96
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 45 60.49 4 75.43 32 18.12 70 51.47 75 10.58 53 63.68 67 6.46 35 20.92 37 70.27 72 42.11
Boise City-Nampa, ID 46 60.47 52 42.30 49 16.12 77 49.95 60 16.42 50 68.09 11 12.31 23 24.20 19 72.70 38 56.14
Columbus, OH 47 59.98 29 49.12 36 17.61 88 45.96 25 33.49 43 68.82 6 18.30 50 17.91 50 67.83 87 36.25
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 48 59.85 60 37.88 87 11.83 1 100.00 95 6.00 57 62.75 84 4.77 72 13.91 20 72.43 48 53.44
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 49 59.62 75 31.37 51 15.58 8 72.10 88 7.78 57 62.75 35 8.72 47 18.37 20 72.43 22 64.05
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 50 59.35 70 34.41 58 15.19 91 44.87 10 57.85 37 73.78 74 5.67 36 20.91 60 67.18 60 46.03
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 51 59.14 50 42.92 12 21.09 95 42.96 63 13.22 4 98.46 4 23.47 75 13.40 40 70.20 86 36.31
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 52 59.10 23 53.00 68 14.29 96 42.27 62 14.91 21 80.00 55 7.23 38 20.31 46 69.64 38 56.14
Modesto, CA 53 58.95 9 61.32 77 13.33 42 56.37 81 9.30 66 59.81 89 4.45 22 24.86 71 60.26 44 54.29
Madison, WI 54 58.94 77 30.89 62 14.62 94 43.49 44 21.34 53 63.68 53 7.36 3 52.78 66 64.30 47 53.95
Jacksonville, FL 55 58.72 47 43.83 66 14.35 63 53.43 83 9.19 57 62.75 58 7.21 60 15.32 20 72.43 17 66.82
Albuquerque, NM 56 58.25 64 35.93 45 16.57 59 53.89 73 11.33 28 77.11 7 17.04 32 21.55 10 80.82 69 43.21
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 56 58.25 81 29.99 59 14.99 20 61.70 33 29.13 87 48.67 40 8.36 82 11.70 90 54.88 13 68.67
Stockton, CA 58 58.24 58 38.48 82 12.45 41 56.46 71 11.82 66 59.81 97 3.33 10 29.79 71 60.26 14 67.84
Charleston-North Charleston-Summersville, SC 59 58.21 71 33.86 6 23.60 74 50.98 69 11.91 31 75.29 86 4.72 25 23.80 31 70.85 30 59.33
Baton Rouge, LA 60 57.89 55 39.88 36 17.61 80 49.20 35 27.43 4 98.46 9 14.50 88 10.55 3 86.39 94 31.85
Provo-Orem, UT 61 57.70 51 42.86 61 14.77 99 38.24 68 12.26 17 84.21 51 7.45 9 31.83 12 78.17 52 51.13
Baltimore-Towson, MD 62 57.65 89 25.92 81 12.46 40 56.55 40 23.78 80 54.47 73 5.89 19 26.43 93 53.03 7 71.08
Lancaster, PA 63 57.41 56 39.63 48 16.27 14 63.70 55 17.56 80 54.47 80 5.24 48 18.02 62 65.20 36 57.35
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 64 57.06 12 58.27 43 16.92 4 77.97 93 6.79 57 62.75 94 3.64 87 10.84 20 72.43 77 39.36
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 65 56.55 54 40.74 69 14.24 56 54.65 53 18.07 4 98.46 31 9.17 98 7.46 3 86.39 76 40.64
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 65 56.55 79 30.35 73 13.83 27 59.45 52 18.10 85 52.67 43 8.15 24 24.18 92 53.21 26 62.95
Rochester, NY 67 56.42 15 56.73 41 17.19 30 58.72 20 41.89 93 39.63 22 10.15 77 12.73 82 58.63 96 29.82
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 68 56.36 6 72.43 73 13.83 2 89.54 100 4.48 57 62.75 92 4.05 89 10.44 20 72.43 97 21.05
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 69 56.29 43 45.58 40 17.27 26 59.90 41 23.13 80 54.47 90 4.35 79 12.33 62 65.20 52 51.13
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 70 55.83 67 34.59 54 15.54 32 58.44 24 35.12 93 39.63 42 8.23 65 14.56 82 58.63 48 53.44
Richmond, VA 71 55.68 74 31.99 65 14.37 60 53.72 39 25.05 51 67.72 30 9.29 29 23.29 87 57.97 56 49.50
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN 72 55.32 57 38.81 84 12.09 84 47.22 28 32.26 23 79.01 54 7.35 64 14.93 58 67.48 63 45.11
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 73 55.26 98 13.27 96 8.73 35 57.56 86 8.63 66 59.81 83 4.82 6 36.31 71 60.26 4 75.73
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 74 55.11 35 46.94 72 13.97 9 70.24 77 10.19 57 62.75 52 7.44 34 20.98 20 72.43 89 34.93
Honolulu, HI 75 54.96 100 10.92 98 8.64 7 72.73 85 8.70 92 40.51 78 5.33 80 12.31 94 51.39 2 91.23
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 76 54.94 97 17.10 69 14.24 19 61.75 38 25.15 89 46.43 8 15.23 100 6.60 88 57.53 21 64.27
New Haven-Milford, CT 77 54.61 87 27.95 80 12.56 16 62.55 43 22.01 98 37.65 17 11.10 90 10.08 98 46.95 18 66.57
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 78 54.36 73 32.90 33 17.94 62 53.60 37 25.80 38 72.32 36 8.68 99 7.29 56 67.64 58 47.09
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 79 54.00 90 22.38 99 8.22 22 61.18 82 9.27 66 59.81 60 7.01 12 28.71 71 60.26 24 63.16
Syracuse, NY 80 52.85 21 54.20 27 18.69 31 58.56 18 44.02 93 39.63 77 5.35 66 14.53 82 58.63 97 21.05
Springfield, MA 81 52.60 65 35.29 46 16.50 23 61.15 19 43.45 90 43.69 47 7.88 57 16.85 96 48.57 92 33.44
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 82 52.55 93 19.93 90 10.69 37 57.41 45 20.16 88 46.63 13 11.65 68 14.04 95 50.84 23 64.02
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL 83 52.54 49 43.24 78 13.12 52 55.26 80 9.35 57 62.75 64 6.73 42 19.15 20 72.43 73 41.76
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 84 52.51 95 18.14 94 9.24 54 54.92 90 7.11 66 59.81 93 3.92 11 29.74 71 60.26 11 69.25
Austin-Round Rock, TX 85 52.20 66 34.78 71 14.12 100 36.08 54 17.80 4 98.46 15 11.44 55 16.92 40 70.20 81 37.89
Colorado Springs, CO 86 52.15 69 34.51 54 15.54 90 44.96 74 10.88 48 68.45 65 6.62 39 19.79 34 70.71 54 49.76
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 87 51.85 63 36.06 85 12.04 46 55.83 87 8.59 66 59.81 88 4.67 7 32.83 71 60.26 64 44.82
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 88 51.31 94 19.84 92 9.62 36 57.47 84 9.10 66 59.81 70 6.20 28 23.36 71 60.26 28 61.13
Bakersfield, CA 89 51.11 53 40.88 57 15.25 71 51.20 99 5.07 66 59.81 85 4.74 21 25.10 71 60.26 61 45.82
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 89 51.11 86 28.26 76 13.72 21 61.20 49 19.44 98 37.65 44 8.12 71 13.93 98 46.95 38 56.14
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 91 50.86 44 45.23 83 12.11 61 53.65 98 5.35 52 65.31 81 5.12 59 15.98 47 69.11 71 42.83
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 92 50.43 85 29.19 64 14.49 11 65.01 59 16.53 86 50.79 71 6.17 51 17.85 89 57.00 67 43.81
Raleigh-Cary, NC 93 50.28 80 30.19 56 15.27 98 40.11 61 14.94 38 72.32 26 9.81 17 27.61 68 63.88 79 38.60
Salt Lake City, UT 94 50.11 83 29.76 67 14.31 93 43.63 76 10.43 17 84.21 19 10.52 56 16.87 12 78.17 84 37.25
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 95 49.46 59 38.33 89 11.15 34 57.94 92 6.90 66 59.81 82 4.95 46 18.85 71 60.26 68 43.32
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 96 49.20 40 46.29 50 15.74 87 46.04 65 12.65 17 84.21 72 6.16 52 17.64 12 78.17 97 21.05
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 96 49.20 84 29.55 86 11.92 33 58.15 17 44.28 93 39.63 39 8.42 81 12.11 82 58.63 95 31.08
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 98 49.13 91 21.18 95 8.98 86 46.42 57 17.01 78 57.40 48 7.84 41 19.55 91 53.23 34 57.89
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 99 48.14 96 17.38 91 10.36 18 61.87 66 12.39 98 37.65 24 9.93 94 9.16 98 46.95 27 61.80
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 100 45.01 99 12.40 100 7.98 57 54.61 91 6.93 66 59.81 98 3.22 8 32.20 71 60.26 59 46.32